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.
“We have a problem, we want black music but we don’t want black women?” says Gata, a 25-year-old show host.
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.
“It’s easy to kind of say, ‘everything is okay,’ when it’s not,” Debbie Quiñones, one of the lead organizers, told Latino Rebels.
“I don’t care who you are in this country. You’ve seen these videos over and over and over again, of police officers who have used excessive force disproportionately, especially against young black men,” the Democratic hopeful told CNN during an interview with Don Lemon.
Taína Asili’s Album and Documentary Series ‘Resiliencia’ Uplifts Women of Color with Powerful Storytelling
“I think part of the beauty of standing at the intersection of identities as an artist is that my music can speak to a large spectrum of people,” the New York-based Puerto Rican singer and songwriter told Laitno Rebels.
In 187 of these cases, detainees lasted more than six months in solitary confinement.
The project balances joy, fiestas, and pain.
“This unfortunate situation we had to go through has been one of many situations that leaders in the country have to deal with.”
Hondurans Take to the Streets to Put a Stop to Legislation That Would Privatize Healthcare and Education
It is reported that more than 300,000 people joined in the Dia del Trabajador march today.
“We stand together to name Black Latina women as central to the popular and formal scholarship on race within Latinidad.”
Honduran Activists Launch Campaign for Legalization of Emergency Contraceptives Amid Concerning Sexual Violence Rates
The Central American nation has one of the highest rates of sexual violence against women in Latin America, which makes the issue even more urgent for activists.