Juanita Ramos Ardila

Access to Abortion Is Mexico’s Example for Latin America (and Texas)

The most important Catholic country in Latin America is today a feminist reference.

  • Sep 8, 2021
  • 4:29 PM

New Wealth Report Says Family Is Most Important Motivation for US Latinos to Become Economically Successful

They surveyed a sample of 512 affluent Latino families from 2019 and found that 68% of respondents prioritize family welfare over other interests.

  • Jul 30, 2021
  • 2:43 PM

Despite More Comprehensive Data, New Study Says Latinos Continue to Suffer Greatly From Gun Violence in U.S.

“The homicide victimization rate for Hispanics in the United States is nearly twice as high as the homicide victimization rate for whites,” the study said.

  • Jul 29, 2021
  • 2:58 PM

A New Website Is Tracking Cases of People Who Have Gone Missing in Cuba Since July 11

According to the new Cuba Missing project, organizers said that they have registered 704 cases.

  • Jul 28, 2021
  • 1:46 PM

Tension Rises in Rincón Due to Police Force and Construction on Beach

Complaints from protesters and activists range from excessive police force to unjustified arrests. Several videos on social media have recorded how police officers have attacked the people protesting.

  • Jul 27, 2021
  • 4:35 PM

DACA Recipient on Meeting With VP Harris: “I Came Out of There Hopeful Even if I’m Realistic”

A group of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients met with Vice President Kamala Harris on Thursday in Washington, D.C. to discuss a federal judge’s ruling in Texas that declared the end of the program.

  • Jul 23, 2021
  • 10:39 AM

Mexican Mothers Expelled From Swimming Pool for Listening to Spanish-Language Music

The event happened last Monday, July 12 at the Flex Fitness and Recreation Center pool where the eight women and their kids were having a fun time and decided to play music on a speaker.

  • Jul 21, 2021
  • 3:54 PM

La colombiana

Nunca me he sentido tan colombiana como cuando migré a Estados Unidos.

  • Jul 20, 2021
  • 4:21 PM

Renee Goust and La Bruja de Texcoco Premiere Corrido for LGBTQ Activist Sylvia Rivera

Called “El corrido de Sylvia Rivera,” the song tells the story of Rivera’s historical significance with music that traditionally would not touch on issues of sexual diversity, according to Goust, who is from Sonora and wrote the lyrics.

  • Jul 19, 2021
  • 11:09 AM

UCLA Study Says US Is Behind 79 Other Countries in Preventing Detention of Migrant Children

The study also noted that only 11% of 150 countries have laws protecting migrant children from detention.

  • Jul 16, 2021
  • 4:07 PM

Despite Being Hit Hard by Pandemic, New Pew Study Says Optimism Is Growing Among US Latinos

This optimism comes after U.S. Latinos were also among those who experienced the most job losses and COVID-19 infections.

  • Jul 15, 2021
  • 10:06 AM

Claudia Genlui: ‘The Cuban People Can’t Take It Anymore. We Have Nowhere to Go.’

On Tuesday morning, Latino Rebels spoke with Claudia Genlui, art curator and leader of the San Isidro Movement.

  • Jul 13, 2021
  • 5:29 PM

Coronado Unified School District Appeals CIF’S Probation for Tortilla-Throwing Incident

Board members decided not to accept the penalty and filed an appeal last Tuesday following the CIF’s decision to place the team on probation through the 2023-24 school year and vacate their 2020-21 regional championship.

  • Jul 9, 2021
  • 4:58 PM

Whistleblowers Say Contractors Not Trained to Care for Migrant Children in Fort Bliss Detention Camp

This was revealed in a July 7 Government Accountability Project report based on accounts from Laurie Elkin and Justin Mulaire, who monitored the Fort Bliss site from May 12 through June 2.

  • Jul 8, 2021
  • 2:10 PM

New Report Lists 7 Historical Latino Sites in U.S. That Need Protection

The study from the Hispanic Access Foundation shows how the places that celebrate Latino heritage are disproportionately “excluded” in the designation of conversation sites.

  • Jul 7, 2021
  • 11:28 AM

Amid Protests, Colombia President Iván Duque Proposes Anti-Vandalism Law

Two months after the outbreak of nationwide protests in Colombia, which have left 74 dead so far, President Ivan Duque on Wednesday asked the Congress to consider an anti-vandalism law to “prevent violence in demonstrations.”

  • Jul 1, 2021
  • 2:56 PM

Mexican Rapper Audry Funk Sings for the Immigrants of NYC

The music of Mexican-born rapper Audry Funk is a mix of feminism, philosophy, and body positive messages. Her new song is about the immigrant experience in the neighborhoods of New York City. 

Born Audry Bustos Diaz, she began singing in a reggae group. Only when she began her career in philosophy did she start rapping. Her rap has always been laced with political messages. 

  • Jun 30, 2021
  • 1:37 PM

Coach Fired for Tortilla-Throwing Incident at High School Basketball Game

On Tuesday night, the Coronado Unified School Board voted unanimously, 5-0, to fire its high school basketball coach head, JD Laaperi, who allegedly confronted the opposing team’s coach after the game.

  • Jun 23, 2021
  • 4:49 PM

New Yorkers to Vote in Unprecedented Mayoral Election

New Yorkers vote Tuesday in primary elections for mayor and other city offices. Eight Democrats face an election where insecurity, gun violence and economic recovery appear to be the issues of most interest. 

  • Jun 21, 2021
  • 6:02 PM

In Final Days of NYC Mayoral Primary, Dianne Morales Reflects on Her Campaign

“No one else in this race is really advocating for or elevating working-class Black and Brown New Yorkers the way that I am,” she told Latino Rebels.

  • Jun 18, 2021
  • 12:33 PM

No Justice, No Pride: Trans Activists Call for End to Immigration Detention Abuses

The No Pride in Detention campaign, which is calling for an end to abuses against the transgender community and to remember Roxsana Hernández, Johana Medina and Victoria Arellano, trans women who have all recently died in detention.

  • Jun 16, 2021
  • 3:53 PM

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