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WATCH: Latino Rebels Hosts Virtual Town Hall Answering Key Questions Latinos Have About the Census

Some of what was discussed included specifics about the government census and how this data is used to provide resources for local communities

  • Apr 3, 2020
  • 2:20 PM

US Sends Warships to the Caribbean to Curb Drug Trafficking

The move came a week after the United States charged Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro and other members of the government with “narco-terrorism.”

  • Apr 3, 2020
  • 12:09 PM

Cuban Docs Fighting Coronavirus Around World, Defying US

HAVANA (AP) — For two years the Trump administration has been trying to stamp out one of Cuba’s signature programs: state-employed medical workers treating patients around the globe in a show of soft power that also earns billions in badly needed hard currency.

  • Apr 3, 2020
  • 12:00 PM

How to Celebrate Easter With La Familia During COVID-19

This Easter Sunday you should only see abuelita through the computer screen

  • Apr 3, 2020
  • 10:47 AM

In Ecuador, Families Wait With Their Dead as Bodies Pile Up

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Daniel Larrea died Monday after a week of high fever, struggling to breathe and steadily turning blue. Then a new nightmare began for his family. No one in their city on Ecuador’s Pacific coast would pick up his body.

  • Apr 2, 2020
  • 11:29 PM

26 Infected With Coronavirus at Mexico Hospital; Doctor Dead

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government is sanitizing a public hospital in a northern steel town that has become the center of a coronavirus outbreak that has sickened at least 26 members of the medical staff and killed one of its doctors.

  • Apr 2, 2020
  • 11:03 PM

Coronavirus: Europeans Introduced Devastating Novel Diseases to the Indigenous Americas—Here’s What the Survivors Learned

Many Indigenous groups are now blockading access to their communities, fearing COVID-19 infection.

  • Apr 2, 2020
  • 4:53 PM

Is it REALLY Possible That the Royal Formerly Known as Prince Harry Is an ‘Illegal’ Immigrant?

Meghan and Harry left Canada just in the nick of time before the shared border was shuttered to all nonessential travel.

  • Apr 2, 2020
  • 4:09 PM

Comic Book Superhero ‘La Borinqueña’ Is the Face of Crowdfunding N95 Masks for Frontline COVID-19 Workers

The face of Masks for America is La Borinqueña, a Puerto Rican comic book superhero created by award-winning graphic novelist Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez.

  • Apr 2, 2020
  • 1:33 PM

Congressional Hispanic Caucus: ‘Release Immigrant Detainees to Protect Against COVID-19 Outbreaks’

Fearing widespread coronavirus outbreaks in federal detention facilities, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus this week called for the release of thousands of immigrant detainees nationwide.

  • Apr 2, 2020
  • 1:03 PM

Ecuadorian Authorities Slow to Remove the Deceased From Homes

Ecuador is facing an ongoing public health crisis as medical facilities run out of space for COVID-19 victims.

  • Apr 2, 2020
  • 1:00 PM

New Digital Platform Uncovers 100 Years of Dominican Music in the US

The project highlights the impact of Dominicans in American musical traditions, from the Harlem Renaissance, to the birth of salsa and hip-hop, to the giants in Dominican music we love today. 

  • Apr 2, 2020
  • 11:12 AM

Venezuelan Crown Jewel Rum Distillery Takes on Coronavirus

LA VICTORIA, Venezuela (AP) — The Santa Teresa distillery in Venezuela has lifted spirits for generations with its amber-red rum, famous around the world for being slowly sipped over ice or mixed into cocktails like the Cuba Libre.

  • Apr 2, 2020
  • 10:55 AM

Migrant Dies in Mexico Detention Center Riot Over Virus Fear

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Guatemalan migrant died during a riot at an immigration detention center in Mexico, where detainees burned mattresses to protest conditions they say could expose them to the new coronavirus, officials said Wednesday.

  • Apr 2, 2020
  • 10:13 AM

Puerto Rico Acknowledges Missteps as Coronavirus Peak Looms

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s newest health secretary on Wednesday acknowledged a series of mistakes the government has committed as the U.S. territory prepares for a peak in coronavirus cases.

  • Apr 1, 2020
  • 9:10 PM

Pepper Spray Used Against Immigrant Women Detainees in Louisiana Detention Center

“This immediate use of force was conducted consistent with agency protocol,” an ICE spokesperson said.

  • Apr 1, 2020
  • 5:00 PM

AP Sources: US to Deploy Anti-Drug Ships Near Venezuela

MIAMI (AP) — The Trump administration will soon announce that the U.S. is moving naval ships toward Venezuela as it enhances counter-narcotic operations in the Caribbean following a U.S. drug indictment against Nicolás Maduro, according to three people familiar with the situation.

  • Apr 1, 2020
  • 3:52 PM

Trump Administration Proposes Transitional Government in Venezuela

The “Democratic Transition Framework for Venezuela,” presented by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, proposes a five-person governing council and a new election cycle

  • Apr 1, 2020
  • 2:01 PM

Mississippi Never Had Language Justice: COVID-19 Will Worsen the Gap

Rural states like Mississippi have small immigrant communities, and since most people find ways to learn English or keep to themselves, the medical, legal, and business sectors rarely consider language justice as a part of their services or strategy.

  • Apr 1, 2020
  • 12:28 PM

The Official Census Day Is Here: Get Counted (OPINION)

With the ravages of the coronavirus, it is easy to have forgotten about the notice from the Census Bureau about participating in the 2020 Census.

  • Apr 1, 2020
  • 12:18 PM

Let My People Go! (OPINION)

Detained migrant children are among the most vulnerable and invisible population in this public health crisis.

  • Apr 1, 2020
  • 11:08 AM