Service Members and Veterans Use Hashtag #IAmVanessaGuillen to Share Their Stories of Sexual Abuse in the Military
The story of Vanessa Guillén has captured the nation today, following reports that unidentified body remains were found—and some suspect they are hers.
Group of Independent Journalists Create Online Platform ‘Belly of the Beast’ to Tell Cuba’s Untold Stories
“We seek to fill the void left by media coverage of Cuba by investigating the impact of U.S. policy towards the island and the money and interests driving that policy,” the founders told Latino Rebels.
The trending hashtag is meant to be ironic, showing examples of how racism presents itself in society today.
With this latest release, the singer-performer-songwriter also known as La Montra, is announcing her comeback, with a fusion of rap lyrics over metal rock sounds and urbano flow.
“A few years ago, it was unthinkable to reassess the word fascism,” the Chilean rapper said.
Dominican Opposition Claims Victory in Municipal Election Process Mired in Protests, Fraud Allegations
Many voters dressed in black as a symbol of ongoing protests following the abruptly postponed elections.
“What fueled my inspiration when working on this video was my family, friends and coworkers who have shared their stories with me over the years about their journey as undocumented immigrants in America,” Producer Amanda J. Sarabia told Latino Rebels.
From New York City to Prague, here’s how Dominicans are taking a stand.
As protests continue to mount just a week before annual independence day celebrations, Dominicans are wondering if theirs is a true democracy.
Morales said he would support veteran MAS party member Luis Arce Catacora and young coca farmer union leader Andrónico Rodríguez.
In Puerto Rico, a Government Employee, Telemundo Host and Others Accused of Making Racist Remarks Against Miss Universe
“Nothing like a beauty contest to uncover the disgusting racism that is lived in Puerto Rico every day,” the group Colectiva Feminista en Construcción said.
From Chile to Dominican Republic, women used performance art —theatre, dance, song— to speak out against gender violence, sin pelos en la lengua.
The protest was a response to high rates of femicide in the country, one of the highest in Latin America.
“Since I was a kid, I would just be like, ‘How do you get to be so fabulous and so queer and so strange and be on like television and be watched by my family and a lot of Latinos in the United States,” Celia Sagastume told Latino USA.
She spoke with Futuro Media Group’s Latino USA about her trajectory thus far, her music-making process, her personal life and what inspired her latest creation.
The issue has taken the country by storm, particularly following the assassination of Anibel González Ureña.
The concern for the protection of the Amazon seems to have reached a new zenith.
The protests come after two separate cases that have shaken the nation where policemen have been accused of raping teenage girls.
The campaign will be part of the Guanajuato International Film Festival in Mexico.