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The Puerto Rican Statehooder Attack on the Democratic Party (OPINION)

Does the DNC want to associate itself with such corrupt politicians and illegal activities?

  • Sep 25, 2020
  • 9:56 AM

How This City in a Deep Red State Is Helping Immigrants and Refugees in the Time of COVID-19

Tulsa is among several urban outliers focused on inclusivity in a state that has one of the strictest anti-illegal immigration laws in the country.

  • Sep 25, 2020
  • 9:11 AM

Latino Leaders Honor Ginsburg’s Legacy

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda Friday, after lying in repose for two days at the Supreme Court where thousands paid homage to her.

  • Sep 24, 2020
  • 6:20 PM

Homes in Black and Latino Neighborhoods Still Undervalued 50 Years After US Banned Using Race in Real Estate Appraisals

Racial inequality in home values is greater today than it was 40 years ago, with homes in white neighborhoods appreciating $200,000 more since 1980 than comparable homes in similar communities of color.

  • Sep 24, 2020
  • 2:22 PM

Venezuela’s Maduro Blasts US in Speech to World Leaders

BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro blasted United States sanctions in his address to the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday, while avoiding any mention of a report accusing his government of crimes against humanity.

  • Sep 24, 2020
  • 10:53 AM

1 Officer Indicted in Breonna Taylor Case; Not for Her Death

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky grand jury brought no charges against Louisville police for the killing of Breonna Taylor during a drug raid gone wrong, with prosecutors saying Wednesday two officers who fired their weapons at the Black woman were justified in using force to protect themselves.

  • Sep 23, 2020
  • 3:39 PM

Trump Tightens Cuba Sanctions as He Woos Cuban-American Vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans won’t be allowed to bring home cigars and rum from Cuba under measures President Donald Trump announced Wednesday to financially starve the island’s government, a move taken as he tries to boost his appeal among Cuban-Americans, a crucial voting bloc in the battleground state of Florida.

  • Sep 23, 2020
  • 2:09 PM

Latinx vs. Community Disorganizers

Let me make something clear: our community does not need to pick one identity label so that others can more easily Google us. Society must profoundly imagine us more.

  • Sep 23, 2020
  • 11:40 AM

Protests Against Inequality, Violence and Police Brutality Spread Throughout Colombia

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — On September 21, social movements, trade unions, and student organizations held protests throughout Colombia, resulting in 142 actions including in the cities of Bogotá, Medellín, and Cali.

  • Sep 23, 2020
  • 10:12 AM

Migrant Women to No Longer See Doctor Accused of Misconduct

HOUSTON (AP) — Immigration authorities have stopped sending detained women to a rural Georgia gynecologist accused of performing surgeries without consent, a government spokesman said Tuesday.

  • Sep 23, 2020
  • 8:38 AM

El cambio climático: Cómo despertar al ‘gigante dormido’ (OPINIÓN)

Un sondeo realizado por Climate Power 2020 en julio mostró que un 77 por ciento de los votantes latinos apoyan un mensaje osado para luchar contra la crisis climática.

  • Sep 22, 2020
  • 6:25 PM

Soraya Santiago, Puerto Rico LGBTQ Icon, Dies at 73

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Soraya Santiago, the first person from Puerto Rico to undergo gender reassignment surgery and a longtime icon for the U.S. territory’s LGBTQ community, has died. She was 73.

  • Sep 22, 2020
  • 6:02 PM

United States Imposes New Sanctions on Venezuela

The sanctions are part of the Trump Administration’s “maximum pressure campaign” against Iran.

  • Sep 22, 2020
  • 4:52 PM

Why Some Latinos Support Trump, and Why They Shouldn’t (OPINION)

Latinos have worked too hard and come too far as a people to let a master charlatan intent on usurping our democracy steal our destiny.

  • Sep 22, 2020
  • 3:34 PM

Examining Dominican Anti-Blackness During a Summer of Protest

Global protests against racial injustice came on the heels of the pandemic, and Dominicans are now being publicly confronted with their Blackness.

  • Sep 22, 2020
  • 2:50 PM

Bolsonaro to World: Brazil Is Victim of Environmental Smear

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro defended his administration’s record protecting the Amazon rainforest, telling the United Nations’ virtual meeting of global leaders on Tuesday that his country has been wrongly portrayed as an environmental villain. Bolsonaro’s critics were quick to pick apart his claims.

  • Sep 22, 2020
  • 2:07 PM

NALEO/Latino Decisions Tracking Poll Says 33% of Registered Latino Voters Do Not Trust Mail-in Ballots

The poll also noted that 51 percent of survey respondents supported voting by mail (down by seven points from the previous week) and 49 percent would vote in person (up seven points from the previous week).

  • Sep 22, 2020
  • 11:45 AM

For Many Immigrant Students, Remote Learning During COVID-19 Comes With More Hurdles

There is a very real danger that the move to remote learning could reinforce the very inequalities immigrant students already encounter in U.S. schools.

  • Sep 22, 2020
  • 10:16 AM

Cuban-American Judge From Florida on Trump High Court List

MIAMI (AP) — A daughter of Cuban exiles who has had a swift rise as a lawyer and judge is on President Donald Trump’s short list to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court.

  • Sep 21, 2020
  • 5:36 PM

Hispanic Heritage Month Doesn’t Have to be Controversial (OPINION)

During Hispanic Heritage Month, our communities’ contributions throughout American history are widely ignored while voices decrying the month dominate the conversation.

  • Sep 21, 2020
  • 4:24 PM

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