Diego Jesús Bartesaghi Mena

Presidential Candidate Joe Biden Clarifies Comments About Blacks and Latinos

“By the way, what you all know, but most people don’t know, unlike the African-American community, with notable exceptions, the Latino community is an incredibly diverse community with incredibly different attitudes about different things,” Biden said.

  • Aug 6, 2020
  • 10:06 PM

Transgender Activists Gather to Fight Against Trans Violence

“We are gathering today to remember the lives of the trans Black women who have died in the hands of bigotry, racism, discrimination, and misogyny,” said Mariah López, Executive Director of STARR. “Enough is enough!”

  • Aug 5, 2020
  • 5:39 PM

Land Defenders in Peru Face Criminalization for Fighting Big Mining Companies

According to a new report from EarthRights International, thousands of environmental defenders and their families have suffered killings, violence, harassment, and intimidation.

  • Aug 4, 2020
  • 4:24 PM

The Scars of El Paso (and Mississippi) Remain

“The white supremacy that inspired the domestic terrorist to take 23 lives in El Paso on August 3 last year is the same despicable hatred that inspired ICE to terrorize and raid our communities across Mississippi days later on August 7,” BNHR, IAJE, WTM, and NDLON said in a joint statement.

  • Aug 3, 2020
  • 3:51 PM

Trans Afro-Latina Influencer Selyna Brillare Is Using Comedy to Carve a Space for Herself and Other Trans Women

Latino Rebels talked to Selyna Brillare about what it takes to become an influencer, how being an open transgender Afro-Latina has affected her content, and delve into her future goals.

  • Jul 30, 2020
  • 1:19 PM

Vizcarra’s Last State of the Union Speech: More Promises and Lack of Self-Criticism for Peru

“Our country may be attacked by crisis, wars or pandemics, but the courage, the pride and the faith of the Peruvians remain firm and unscathed,” Vizcarra said during his speech.

  • Jul 29, 2020
  • 4:02 PM

In Peru, LGBTQ Rights’ Battle Intensifies Following Exclusion in Government Resolution

Perú’s Executive Branch sought to excluse LGBTI+ identified people as a vulnerable population.

  • Jul 28, 2020
  • 4:38 PM

From Rebellion to Review Board: Newark’s Civilian Complaint Review Board Holds First Virtual Meeting

NEWARK — The newly-formed Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) held its first virtual meeting on Monday, laying down a foundation on how the board will handle police misconduct.

  • Jul 21, 2020
  • 5:46 PM

As Country’s COVID-19 Cases Increase, Peruvians Face Daily Tragedies and Growing Concerns

On July 14, Peru’s department of health (MINSA) announced 333,867 positive COVID-19 cases and 12,229 deaths, becoming the fifth country with most positive cases in the world. As of July 17, Johns Hopkins reported 341,586 positive cases in Peru.

  • Jul 17, 2020
  • 1:02 PM

New Jersey Announces $20 Million in Additional Funding to Combat Food Insecurity

PASSAIC, NJ — Before the pandemic hit New Jersey, José Díaz used to wake up every day at 4:00 a.m. to make breakfast, and fix some lunch before heading to the local Home Depot in the city of Passaic to work. That changed when the coronavirus pandemic swept the state, and he became one of dozens standing in line at The Salvation Army Community Center in downtown Passaic to get a plate of food, and a bag of groceries that can last him for a couple of days. 

  • Jul 16, 2020
  • 4:38 PM

Commemorating 53 Years of the 1967 Newark Rebellion

More than five decades later, the struggle against police brutality is still relevant today.

  • Jul 13, 2020
  • 6:09 PM

Face Coverings Now Required Everywhere in New Jersey

“With the weather getting warmer and warmer, I don’t think people are going to wear masks,” Ana González told Latino Rebels. “It’s going to be the same.”

  • Jul 9, 2020
  • 4:36 PM

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