There is a very real danger that the move to remote learning could reinforce the very inequalities immigrant students already encounter in U.S. schools.
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra’s job is on the line Friday as opposition lawmakers push through an impeachment hearing criticized as a hasty and poorly timed ouster attempt in one of the countries hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — An official said Wednesday that Mexico City suffered 20,535 “excess deaths” attributable to COVID-19 between April and August, almost double the number reported in the official death toll of 11,318.
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Terrorism charges against former Bolivian President Evo Morales appear to be politically motivated and are part of a wider campaign by Bolivia’s interim government to use the justice system against political opponents, Human Rights Watch said Friday.
PUCALLPA, Peru (AP) — As COVID-19 spread quickly through Peru’s Amazon, the Indigenous Shipibo community decided to turn to the wisdom of their ancestors.
For many pandemic survivors and those who lost loved ones, like the 36-year-old Collantes, the tragedy lingers and their lives are never the same.
We have labored to rationalize a world wherein skin color, gender, sexual identity, religion, place of birth, and physical ability are risk factors for suffering and death.
LAJAS BLANCAS, Panamá (AP) — Duperat Laurette fled Haiti after her country’s massive 2010 earthquake, making her way first to the Dominican Republic, then Chile and five years later to Panamá, all with the dream of reaching the U.S. and finding a job to help support 14 siblings left behind in Haiti.
“As time has gone on, and especially since late July, we have been increasingly disturbed to realize that the company was not going to meet us or the workers halfway,” said Elizabeth Strater, UFW’s Director of Alternative Organizing.
Many immigrants like me are terrified that at any moment we can be separated from our families, or sent to crowded, inhumane detention centers—more dangerous than ever in the face of COVD-19.
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Every day Joselyn García lights two red candles before a marble urn that holds her mother’s ashes in the living room of her wooden home in the north of Peru’s capital.
HAVANA (AP) — Cuban authorities ordered a strict 15-day lockdown of Havana on Tuesday seeking to stamp out the low-level but persistent spread of the novel coronavirus in the capital.
Tijuana’s sprawling communities of migrants, and other vulnerable groups are already feeling the economic impacts of both climate change and the pandemic.
The pain and impact of this disease on our community is disproportionate to our share of the population.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — As the COVID-19 pandemic froze the United States economy, not all Latin American immigrants living there were affected equally, a look at the money they sent back to their birthplaces reveals.
As summer winds down and students return to school, parents are faced with greater challenges and concerns than ever before.
It’s a pandemic within the pandemic. Across Latin America, gender-based violence has spiked since COVID-19 broke out.
The “Latin Village,” or “Pueblito Paisa” to Spanish speakers, was previously an unused Edwardian department store until the early 1980s, when a few migrants began to trade there.
This is the price we are paying—we are on day 165 of this crisis and there are no signs that things are getting better.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Dozens of journalists have died from COVID-19 in Peru since the pandemic began, in the highest reported death toll of media workers from the new coronavirus in Latin America, according to journalists’ groups that are monitoring available data.