Juan de Dios Sánchez Jurado
Yormaly Bulanger, a 26-year-old former accounting student from Venezuela, arrived in New York three months ago with her partner and their 5-year-old son — part of a group of 22,000 migrants, mostly Venezuelans, that have arrived in the city since April.
On Monday, after crossing the Rio Grande River into the United States, a group of Venezuelan and Honduran migrants was forced back by U.S. Border Patrol agents firing what a spokesman called “crowd control projectiles.”
Born and raised in New York’s Lower East Side, Coss Marte says there weren’t many opportunities for him to make good money outside of drug dealing. His illicit career sent him to prison, where he had a life-changing experience. Now an entrepreneur, he’s helping others like him.
In Mexico, according to its National Survey on Sexual and Gender Diversity, as of 2021, 28 percent of the LGBTQ+ population has thought about or attempted suicide in their lifetime—which translates to 1.4 million LGBTQ+ people 15 years and older.
Vena Cava and Victoria Holiday were two well-known drag queens in Río Piedras’ nightlife scene. But after Hurricane María struck Puerto Rico in September 2017, the two moved to New York City and began making names for themselves in the drag capital of the world.
Nicaraguans living in the United States filled the stands in Pennsylvania to cheer on the players of 14 de Septiembre Little League from Managua after travel restrictions prevented their family members from attending the World Series games.
Ahead of the midterm elections, on Friday the campaign arm of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus launched ‘Ya Tu Sabes!,’ a YouTube show to provide Latino voters across the country with content that is entertaining, educational, and representative.
Ana Guadalupe Robles last spoke to loved ones on June 10. Three days later, they received a photo supposedly showing the 29-year-old Salvadoran nurse and mother lying dead in the Texas desert. But more than two months later and still no body, friends and family members are left with questions.
During the 24th International AIDS Conference that took place over the last weekend of July in Montreal, Colombian visual artist and lawyer Juan de la Mar used their mic time to express how essential it is to advocate for the sexual rights of people living with HIV.
As U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) continues to target immigrants, this week Make the Road New York relaunched its Deportation Defense Manual to inform immigrants of their rights when dealing with ICE agents.
Last Wednesday, a New York judge denied a request by over 80,000 first-time applicants for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to order the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to resume the processing of first-time applicants.
GoDigital Media Group has acquired the Latino media and entertainment solutions company NGL Collective. The goal is to create a large, digital-first outlet to link a Latino audience with advertising and entertainment that is more inclusive and creates more representation of this growing population.
Nevada is the third most diverse state in the country, with a nearly 30 percent Latino population. It is the only state currently in the running with a significant amount of Latino voters, who in recent years have become the second largest voting bloc by ethnicity in the country.
In the wake of the World Health Organization declaring the growing monkeypox outbreak a “public health emergency of international concern” on Saturday, activists in New York are calling on the city and the federal government for more aggressive outreach.
The Bogotá-born musician sits with Latino Rebels in New York to discuss Bomba Estéreo’s hit collaboration with Puerto Rican reggaetonero Bad Bunny, “Ojitos Lindos,” Colombian music, and the duende myth that features in the group’s new film.
A study from the UCLA Latino Policy & Politics Institute analyzed the electoral choices of Latino voters in U.S. Senate races across five states in 2020. The findings show that a notable percentage of the growing Latino electorate split its ballots between parties when choosing Senate candidates and presidential candidates.
As high temperatures threaten to leave Texans without power to cool their homes, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which operates a grid carrying about 90 percent of the state’s power load, has asked residents to turn up their thermostats and reduce their use of major appliances from 2 to 8 p.m. to avoid outages.
The report, titled “Latino Student Success: Advancing U.S. Educational Progress for All” and released by UnidosUS, makes seven recommendations to guarantee that decades of steady educational progress made by Latinos are not erased by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Of the hundreds of recipients since 1963, only 20 Latinos have received the Presidential Medal of Freedom. On Thursday, July 7, two more names were added to that prestigious list when President Joe Biden honored Texans Dr. Julieta García and Raúl Yzaguirre at the White House.
The Spanish Language Disinformation Coalition sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission, thanking the agency for its plans to initiate a new rulemaking to protect Latinx consumers and prevent unfair and deceptive practices by online platforms.
If U.S. territories like Puerto Rico were granted either statehood or independence, 46 percent of likely voters in the United States would support a one-time debt cancellation by the federal government to compensate the residents of those territories for the century-long impact of second-class citizenship, according to a poll conducted by IZQ Strategies.