Somos en Escrito Releases 50th Anniversary Edition of ‘Chicano Manifesto’
“My intent is that new generations of Mexican Americans join with the elder Chicanas and Chicanos to face the next 50 years with a plan, with a commitment to preserving and enhancing la cultura Chicana,” said author Armando Rendón in a statement.
Young Latinos Plan to Vote in Unprecedented Numbers, New Study by Telemundo and BuzzFeed Finds
The study shows that the influence of young Latino voters will impact the electoral college in key states like Arizona, California, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, and Texas.
Popular Language Learning Platform Adds Navajo and Hawaiian Languages to Curriculum
Read the Latino USA interview with a Duolingo spokesperson about this latest move and what it could mean to make endangered languages accessible to thousands of users.
How Can the UN Better Include Indigenous Peoples in Its Development Goals? There’s an App for That
“If we as the indigenous communities can use this data ourselves, directly and without intermediaries, this could be an extremely groundbreaking and useful tool,” environmental activist Ruth Alipaz said.
Bolivian Ex-President Will Stand Trial in US Court for Massacre
It will be the first time a former head of state faces a judge in the United States in connection with alleged human rights abuses.
Juan Rulfo, Rediscovering a Literary Giant
It’s a bit of a mystery why Rulfo remains so unfamiliar in the United States compared with similarly popular Latin American authors who have managed to attract wide followings in English translation.
Abraham Lincoln: The Republican President Who Defended Mexico
While Lincoln is most notably known for the Emancipation Proclamation, many history books omit or gloss over Lincoln’s influence on Mexico.
NARCOS y el fármaco-imperialismo contemporáneo
La droga, por tanto, no es la sustancia o el narcótico con el que se intoxica un número muy alto de estadounidense sino un dispositivo atado a una geopolítica cada vez más militarizada
Marlon Santi: Aportes y desafíos de la justicia pluricultural
“Para el futuro latinoamericano y para el futuro de muchos países en otros continentes, el caso Sarayaku da un precedente jurídico”.
Sabine Bouchat: Un testimonio de vida entre mundos
“Yo me llamo Sabine Bouchat y soy de Bélgica. Estoy casada desde hace casi 28 años con José Gualinga y hemos tenido dos hijos que ya son grandes”.
An URGENT Communication From ‘The Platform of Social and Popular Movements in Honduras’
“We declare our absolute and categorical rejection of the fraudulent electoral process that has legitimized the continuation of a state of repression and death, directed by Juan Orlando Hernández.”
Tupak Viteri: Retos de la consulta previa e informada a los pueblos indígenas
“Entonces, nosotros, como nacionalidades, como pueblos, tenemos nuestro gobierno”.
A Stranger in a Strange Land: Growing Up Cuban-American Under the Embargo
I was so politically, physically, and aesthetically estranged from my heritage that it felt like a lie.
Would Impeaching Trump Restore the Rule of Law? Lessons From Latin America
The current political crisis in the United States shares similarities with political issues in Latin America.
A Peek Into the Lives of Puerto Rican Muslims
They live daily life as minorities—Muslims among their Puerto Rican family and Puerto Ricans in the Muslim community.
‘Snipers’ Take to the Streets of Venezuela as Death Toll Surges Past 2014 Record
Two more Venezuelans died Wednesday amid ongoing unrest, with officials in Caracas calling for an official investigation into the role of right-wing snipers in the violence.
Central American Gangs Like MS-13 Were Born Out of Failed Anti-Crime Policies
The street gang Mara Salvatrucha 13, commonly known as MS-13, was born in the United States.
Venezuela: One More Dies in Demonstration and National Assembly Threatens Ombudsman
One Venezuelan died during an anti-government demonstration this Wednesday.