Juanita Ramos Ardila

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

Colorism in the Latino Community Reappears During the Opening Weekend of ‘In The Heights’

Criticism has come mainly from Twitter, where the film has been labeled as “whitewashed.”

  • Jun 14, 2021
  • 4:28 PM

Court Decision on TPS Puts Pressure on Biden Immigration Reform

Justice Elena Kagan wrote for the court that “The TPS program gives foreign nationals nonimmigrant status, but it does not admit them.”

  • Jun 10, 2021
  • 5:52 PM

Colombia’s Violent and Sleepless Nights

Data from Temblores ONG, an organization that has been receiving reports directly from citizens, says that as of May 5, 37 people have died due to police violence.

  • May 6, 2021
  • 8:32 AM

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