The Persistent Reign of White Terror (OPINION)
With the recent mass shooting at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois, white rage continues to rear its ugly head in society, and the press must be held accountable for how this phenomenon is reported and portrayed.
Blaming Latinos for Democratic Political Losses Just Needs to Stop (OPINION)
After Republican Mayra Flores won a special election for the open congressional seat in Texas House District 34, many Democratic supporters began blaming Latino voters on social media. It needs to stop.
Conservative Latinos Must Challenge Republican Leadership (OPINION)
News from the terrorist attack on an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas exposes deep-seated anti-Latino animus in politics
Ethno-Nationalism Is the New Conservatism (OPINION)
As the Republican Party embraces more bigotry and political hostility, the rest of the country can no longer be silent.
Chaos in Cuba After Hotel Explosion (OPINION)
The cleanup from last Friday’s blast, which killed 44 and injured nearly 100 more, is continuing. The Cuban people deserve our compassion and empathy, not more lies and deceit by outsiders and interventionists about what they see happening in real-time.
Latin American Leaders to Skip Summit of the Americas If Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua Uninvited
Several Latin American leaders have signaled they will not attend this year’s 9th Summit of the Americas if Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua are not invited. “Nobody should exclude anyone,” Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said during a recent visit to Cuba.
Interview With Wife of Independent Journalist Jailed in Cuba
HOUSTON — Being an independent journalist in the U.S. is a tricky business. We regularly have our ideas and stories stolen from us. Many of us receive near-constant death threats from trolls, racists, and even cops on occasion. While you can compare what we go through to journalists in other countries, it’s rare for a […]
‘Librotraficante Caravan of Banned Books’ Heads to Texas Capitol
HOUSTON — On Friday, April 29, members from a number of Latino civic organizations and other advocates of Latino and ethnic studies will deliver a collection of Mexican-American Studies books to the State Capitol in Austin, Texas, as a message to Texas legislators not to follow other states’ lead in limiting which texts are taught […]
Cubans Seek Broad Reforms, Not Another Revolution (OPINION)
While many in the United States use social media information to justify a regime change, the reality is, that’s not what every Cuban wants.
End of Title 42 Sees Renewed Hate Towards Migrants of Color (OPINION)
As predictable as Donald Trump’s divisive rhetoric, the decades-old language of anti-Latino hate has resurfaced like a festering boil in the wake of Biden’s plans to end Title 42 restrictions on immigration.
Comparing the U.S. Two-Party System to Cuba’s One-Party Rule (OPINION)
While other political parties exist in the U.S., they are often suppressed both politically and financially, with very few exceptions. It is because of that suppression that everyone from political pundits to conspiracy theorists has questioned the validity of the U.S. political system.
Biden, Democrats Not Interested in Defunding the Police (OPINION)
While using certain crime statistics as a rationale to “re-fund the police” is dishonest, so is the notion that Democrats are taking anything away from law enforcement. Under President Biden, police have received billions in funding with little to no accountability or transparency.
Enrique Tarrio Charged With Conspiracy in Capitol Attack
The indictment alleges that Tarrio, Cuban-American leader of the white nationalist group the Proud Boys, led the advance planning and maintained contact with other members as they breached the Capitol Building on January 6, 2021.
Democrats Are Losing Black and Latino Voters (OPINION)
While some pundits in various outlets have recently reported that the shift in politics shouldn’t be of concern for Democrats, Republicans — despite their embrace of extremism and bigotry — are making inroads in Latino and Black communities that Democrats have routinely ignored.
Misinformation and Racism on Latino Social Media Continue Unabated (OPINION)
While white Latinos dominate the airwaves and social media with bigotry, they do a disservice to the vast diversity of Latinos by fostering hate and division within the Latino community.
Donald Trump Wants Reparations—for White People (OPINION)
When Trump says “reparations should be paid to those in our country who have been damaged by this,” he’s victimizing his voters, 85 percent of whom are white. Donald Trump knows who he’s talking to, and they’ve made it abundantly clear that he speaks for them.
Documents Reveal Broad CIA Surveillance of Americans
The declassification of a report by the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board exposes previously secret CIA bulk collection and handling of Americans’ information.
Mexico Clears Migrant Camp Near Border in Tijuana
Before dawn on Sunday, the Mexican National Guard removed hundreds of asylum seekers from the Chaparral encampment in Tijuana. Video on Twitter shows migrants being escorted onto a bus.
On John Leguizamo and Colorism (OPINION)
Recent comments made by actor and comedian John Leguizamo about colorism in Hollywood have raised some eyebrows.
Pro-Trump Latino Candidate in Texas Snubs Latino Group (OPINION)
The LIBRE Initiative and its partner, Americans for Prosperity Action (a Koch Industries-funded group), withdrew its endorsement of Pete Flores, who is running in Texas Senate District 24. The withdrawal came after the candidate soundly rejected LIBRE’s initial endorsement.
Confronting Cuban American Propaganda Head On (OPINION)
Misinformation in each respective Latino community is rampant, especially among the Cuban Americans of South Florida, and it’s going to take more than just talking about it to defeat it.