Secretary Miguel Cardona grew up in a Puerto Rican household in Meriden, Connecticut; Spanish was his first language. On his first day of kindergarten, he couldn’t speak any English.
These are not my stories to tell. These stories are our opportunity to remember the vast and varied land from which our own stories arise.
A prominent mayor in Puerto Rico accused of awarding 50 contracts worth nearly $10 million to an asphalt company has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bribery and receive kickbacks, federal officials said Thursday.
Migrants seeking to enter the United States will again have to stay in Mexico as they await immigration hearings, as the Biden administration reluctantly announced plans Thursday to accept the Trump-era policy and agreed to Mexico’s conditions for resuming it.
‘The Facility’ documents through video-conference recordings of the testimony of two immigrants, interned at Irwin for months at the start of the pandemic, how immigrant detention centers were grossly ill-prepared to handle the spread of COVID-19.
In the wake of the Texas abortion ban, a psychologist and a writer explore the repeated messages in the media about disparities in outcome and how that impacts people subliminally.
Two Census Bureau choices in 2020 resulted in a decrease in Latinos checking the white-only racial category by 14 million people, at the same time that the number of Latinos tabulated as white in combination with some other race increased by 15 million.
Honduras’ ruling party conceded defeat Tuesday in presidential elections held two days earlier, giving victory to leftist opposition candidate Xiomara Castro and easing fears of another contested vote and violent protests.
The series of photographs in “The End of Silence,” which ran at the Eastern Projects Gallery in Los Angeles from October 9 to November 27, documents a 40-year span that follows Indigenous resistance and communal cultures of Latin America.
As Gabriel Boric prepares to square off against José Kast in a second round of voting for the Chilean presidency, social movements and the Left have united to defend democracy against creeping neo-fascism.
At the stroke of midnight on Tuesday, the Caribbean nation of Barbados bid farewell to Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state, becoming the world’s youngest republic. Though largely symbolic, the act will resonate throughout the Caribbean, especially in its oldest colony, Puerto Rico.
Emma Coronel Aispuro also helped her husband plan a dramatic escape through a tunnel dug underneath a prison in Mexico in 2015 by smuggling a GPS watch to him disguised as a food item, prosecutors said during a hearing in federal court in Washington.
The U.S. State Department announced on Tuesday that it will remove the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) from its list of designated terrorist organizations. The updated list will include two dissident groups that were formed as offshoots of the FARC.
Senators returned to Capitol Hill on Monday to speculation over what comes next in immigration relief negotiations concerning the Build Back Better Act, which passed the House on November 19 but did not include a pathway to citizenship.
Heading into a midterm election in which control of Congress is at stake, lawmakers, researchers and activists are preparing for another onslaught of falsehoods targeted at Spanish-speaking voters. And they say social media platforms that often host those mistruths aren’t prepared.
Record participation and a 20-point lead for Xiomara Castro defeated fears of a stolen election based on violence during the campaign and past fraud. If confirmed, the results will swing Honduras to the left after 12 years of National Party rule marred by narco-politics and intersecting humanitarian and economic crises.
One of the filers, Enrique Cristobal Meneses, has been in ICE detention since having his sentence commuted by Gov. Gavin Newsom in November 2020. Meneses claims to be suffering retaliation from ICE officials for his advocacy for better workplace conditions.
One of the great stories in Arizona politics involves the recall 10 years ago this month of then-Republican state Senate President Russell Pearce, the far-right author of the single most anti-immigrant bill in modern U.S. history, SB 1070.
Fifty-seven percent of the population want him impeached, and his approval rating has plummeted to 19 percent, a record low. Brazilians are starting to wonder, not whether Bolsonaro has a chance of being re-elected or not, but if he’ll even be able to find a party to run with.
The Nicaraguan government has dropped visa requirements for Cuban citizens, a move that may spark an increase in Cubans traveling there in a bid to reach the United States.