The bill, known as the National Museum of the American Latino Act, was introduced by Rep. José Serrano earlier this year.
CULIACÁN, Mexico (AP) — An intense gunfight with heavy weapons and burning vehicles blocking roads paralyzed the capital of Mexico’s Sinaloa state Thursday after security forces located one of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán’s sons who is wanted in the U.S. on drug trafficking charges.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Venezuela won a contested election for a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council on Thursday despite a campaign by over 50 organizations and many countries opposed to Nicolás Maduro’s government and its rights record.
President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. will cut the number of refugees it will accept to 18,000 in fiscal year 2020.
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador defended his militarized police force and blamed past administrations for Mexico’s chronic violence.
Let this be the Council that can say that they stood on the right side of history by voting to close down the Rikers Island jails and create a stronger, safer, and better New York City.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Longtime Mexican oil workers union boss Carlos Romero Deschamps, who ruled the syndicate with an iron fist for nearly three decades, resigned Wednesday following repeated scandals over alleged corruption.
HOUSTON (AP) — A Cuban man who legally sought asylum died by apparent suicide while being detained at an immigration jail in Louisiana, authorities said Wednesday.
HAVANA (AP) — The Cuban government says it will allow citizens to use 10 foreign currencies to buy products like televisions and air conditioners at state stores in an attempt to compete with a multi-billion-dollar informal market in imported goods.
The constitutional framework constructed by the court since the Spanish-American War not only allows for colonialism, it justifies it.
Maria and Julio discuss 2020 and the POC vote with guests IOP Resident Fellow LaTosha Brown, award-winning organizer and co-founder of Black Voters Matter Fund, and Renée Graham, associate editor and columnist with The Boston Globe.
Sounds of what may be automatic weapon fire were widespread on social media.
The Puerto Rican community is guilty of ignorance against some of the most marginalized in the world.
PERGAMINO, Argentina (AP) — Juan Rossi walks between rows of green wheat at his farm in one of Argentina’s most fertile agricultural regions, worrying about the future of the farming sector that is the main economic engine of this country.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — President Jovenel Moïse broke his silence Tuesday and said it would be irresponsible for him to resign amid Haiti’s unrest, which has entered a fifth week of deadly protests that have paralyzed the economy and shuttered schools.
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — President Lenín Moreno survived the toughest political crisis of his presidency by negotiating an end to indigenous anti-austerity protests. Now he faces an even tougher challenge.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seems likely to leave in place the oversight board established by Congress to help Puerto Rico out of a devastating financial crisis that was deepened by Hurricane Maria in 2017.
She said it while singing along to The Fugees’ “Ready or Not.”
MORELIA, Mexico (AP) — Grieving family members of the 13 police officers killed in an apparent cartel ambush gathered outside a funeral home in the Mexican state of Michoacán on Tuesday, many of them angry at the government and police chiefs they believe sent their loved ones to a certain death.