Natalia Rodríguez Medina

Immigrant Groups Hold Rally in Queens to Call Out Trump’s Deportation Threats

“This is playing politics with the lives of millions of people in our country,” said Assemblywoman Catalina Cruz.

  • Jun 24, 2019
  • 5:03 PM

Gender Violence Against Venezuelan Refugees Near Colombian Border Is Worse Than Expected, New Analysis Finds

The study says 48 percent of Venezuelan refugees are at risk.

  • Jun 21, 2019
  • 4:55 PM

Latino Justice Honors Dolores Huerta and Other Latina Trailblazers

This year marks the tenth anniversary of the event, which was established back in 2010 to honor Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

  • Jun 20, 2019
  • 3:38 PM

NY Activists Celebrate Law That Grants Driver’s Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants

After one of the most heated political issues in the state, Governor Cuomo signed the bill into law on Monday night.

  • Jun 19, 2019
  • 10:29 AM

Public Outcry Leads Rosselló to Backtrack on Puerto Rico Religious Freedom and Conversion Therapy Controversy

The sudden move to stop the legislative process on both bills occurred after a massive outcry sparked serious concerns about how the bills would impact the island’s LGBTQ community.

  • Jun 13, 2019
  • 9:32 PM

Former Rosselló Campaign Manager Under FBI investigation for Alleged Influence Peddling

Through a written statement, Elías Sánchez denied his involvement in any corruption, saying that any allegation in that direction is false.

  • Jun 12, 2019
  • 4:54 PM

Proposed Presidential Primary Bill Attempts to Bring Awareness to Puerto Rico’s Voting Rights

“By moving the date forward, Puerto Rico becomes a relevant state, and the candidates will be forced to pay attention to our needs,” governor Ricardo Rosselló said.

  • Jun 11, 2019
  • 4:00 PM

Court Petition Supporting Fiscal Control Board Strikes Blow to Puerto Rico’s Sovereignty

On February, the US Court of Appeals ruled the the Board’s member selection process was unconstitutional. The Trump Administration seeks to revoke that.

  • Jun 10, 2019
  • 5:32 PM

El Salvador’s New President Is Using Twitter to Literally Run His Government

In the first six days since his inauguration, El Salvador’s newest president, 37-year-old Nayib Bukele, seems to be running a social media government. He was elected last February, with over 53% of the popular vote, and since last Saturday’s inauguration, he has taken to Twitter to publicly run his country. To many, the centrist politician’s […]

  • Jun 6, 2019
  • 3:55 PM

Activists Say Walmart’s Low Wages Are Negatively Impacting Latino Workers

It comes as no surprise that Walmart is once again under fire for the treatment of employees. This week, all eyes were on Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting, where advocacy groups took the fight to the executives to advocate for higher wages and also change policies regarding sexual harassment. Adriana Bautista, 35, has been working for […]

  • Jun 5, 2019
  • 4:41 PM

Are Thomas Rivera Schatz’s Attacks on Press Just a Smokescreen to Distract From Senate Employee FBI Arrest?

The President of the Puerto Rican Senate has a history of harassing, threatening and intimidating journalists.

  • Jun 4, 2019
  • 4:16 PM

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