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Trump Chose Orlando But Orlando Doesn’t Choose Trump (OPINION)

We are a city rich in organizing and resilience. Those who paved the way for him to be here and use our resources will be held to account not only by us, but by history.

  • Jun 18, 2019
  • 3:56 PM

Tiffany Cabán Is the Queens District Attorney That Communities of Color Need (OPINION)

She has run an entirely people-powered campaign, relying on working-class people of all colors and creeds to volunteer and contribute what they can.

  • Jun 18, 2019
  • 1:53 PM

Brazilian Construction Giant Odebrecht Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Odebrecht, which employed 180,000 people five years ago, faces a string of financial difficulties since the uncovering of a high-profile corruption scheme.

  • Jun 18, 2019
  • 12:18 PM

Guaidó Staffers Accused of Embezzling Venezuela Humanitarian Aid Funds

A report published in Miami-based Panampost claims that Rossana Barrera and Kevin Rojas, members Guaidó’s Popular Will party, misappropriated funds earmarked for so-called “humanitarian aid” in Colombia.

  • Jun 18, 2019
  • 9:29 AM

US Restores Some Aid to El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Monday it is easing previously announced cuts in hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the Central American nations of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala but will not allow new funding until those countries do more to reduce migrant flows to the United States.

  • Jun 18, 2019
  • 7:54 AM

Dominican Republic Officials Identify Man Believed to Have Paid Ortiz Hitmen

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Dominican authorities on Monday identified the man they believe paid hit men to try and kill David Ortiz, adding that they were closing in on the mastermind and motive behind the shooting of the famous slugger who is recovering at a hospital in Boston.

  • Jun 18, 2019
  • 6:41 AM

Trump Threatens to Deport Millions Beginning Next Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to remove millions of people living in the country illegally on the eve of formally announcing his re-election bid.

  • Jun 18, 2019
  • 6:27 AM

Blackout in South America Raises Questions About Power Grid

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The huge blackout that left tens of millions of people in the dark in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay over the weekend raised serious questions about the vulnerability of the power grid in South America and brought criticism down on Argentina’s leader.

  • Jun 17, 2019
  • 4:46 PM

Thousands of Asylum Seekers Left Waiting at the US-Mexico Border

In November 2018, most asylum seekers waited a few days or weeks for their turn on the list to request asylum at the port of entry. Now, asylum seekers wait one to two months in most cities for the chance to ask for asylum at a port of entry.

  • Jun 17, 2019
  • 2:04 PM

An Inside Look at Migration From Honduras (VIDEO)

What are the real causes?

  • Jun 17, 2019
  • 12:56 PM

Mexico to Target Human Smugglers in Immigration Crackdown

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Mexico’s government on Monday highlighted the weekend “rescue” of nearly 800 migrants packed into semi-trailers, calling the operation a message that authorities are getting serious about combatting human smuggling.

  • Jun 17, 2019
  • 12:31 PM

Guatemalan Elections Yield Run-Off Between Former First Lady and Prison Director

The elections were marked by allegations of corruption and political uncertainty.

  • Jun 17, 2019
  • 12:17 PM

UT/TT Poll: Texas Voters Split Evenly on Reelecting Trump in 2020, Biden and O’Rourke Lead Democratic Pack

AUSTIN, Texas — Given the choice of reelecting President Donald Trump or voting for someone else, Texas voters are equally divided, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.

  • Jun 17, 2019
  • 11:22 AM

Overcrowding, Abuse Seen at Mexico Migrant Detention Center

TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — The 36-year-old Cuban mechanic’s eyes glazed over as he recalled his time at the Siglo XXI holding facility: 50 people sleeping in 9-by-12-foot pens, feces overflowing the latrines, food and water always scarce.

  • Jun 17, 2019
  • 9:59 AM

Undocumented and LGBTQ (Part 4)

Latino Rebels Radio: June 16, 2019

  • Jun 16, 2019
  • 9:30 PM

Record Number of African Migrants Coming to Mexican Border

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Undaunted by a dangerous journey over thousands of miles, people fleeing economic hardship and human rights abuses in African countries are coming to the U.S.-Mexico border in unprecedented numbers, surprising Border Patrol agents more accustomed to Spanish-speaking migrants.

  • Jun 16, 2019
  • 1:43 PM

Massive South American Blackout, 44 Million Without Power

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A massive blackout left more than 44 million people without electricity in Argentina and Uruguay on Sunday after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries’ interconnected power grid. Authorities were working frantically to restore power but only about a half a million in Argentina had electricity back by early afternoon.

  • Jun 16, 2019
  • 1:24 PM

Los Rivera Destino’s Bolero Collaboration With Benito Martínez (AKA Bad Bunny) Is a Celebration of Fathers

This is Bad Bunny’s first track under his birth name, Benito Martinez. And he sings a bolero.

  • Jun 16, 2019
  • 9:00 AM

Investigation Begins Into Supposed Voice of Frida Kahlo

The director of the Frida Kahlo Museum, Hilda Trujillo, told The Associated Press on Thursday that “there’s still a long way to go” to verify the voice in question.

  • Jun 15, 2019
  • 6:15 PM