Carolina Barrero didn’t know that returning to Cuba after living abroad for years to join a protest movement would mean that she would witness the largest demonstrations the island had seen in decades.
As undocumented immigrants from Ecuador, Madeline and Jorge had long lived with the risk that they could one day be arrested. On the day Jorge was taken by ICE outside their home in Queens, Madeline, fearing she and her daughters could be next, fled to New Jersey.
More than 2,000 migrants left on Saturday from Tapachula, Chiapas in southern Mexico hoping to reach the U.S. border. Most of the migrants come from Central America and Haiti, including families with small children.
The socialist government recently published a draft Family Law and asked for public comment ahead of a referendum, creating an unusually public clash over policy on the island where Pentecostal churches have been growing.
The United States extradited a high-profile business associate of the Venezuelan government on Saturday to face money laundering charges. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro responded by suspending negotiations with the opposition.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Biden administration said it plans to reinstate a Trump-era border policy next month to make asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for hearings in U.S. immigration court, complying with a judge’s order.
Reporter David González M. follows one Haitian migrant, his family, and others from as far away as Pakistan as they prepare to make the deadly journey through the Colombia-Panama border region.
We spoke with Latina and Latino artists at this year’s Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago about their identity and how the pandemic has affected their music
These documentaries on the pre-Chavismo era in Venezuela -completely free and available on YouTube- offer important background information on the current political and economic crises in the South American nation.
While the people of Brazil suffer on the socioeconomic edge, its political class engages in endless debates on whether to overthrow or save the President from impeachment.
Women took to the streets across Latin America and the Caribbean on Tuesday in recognition of the Global Day of Action for access to legal, safe and free abortion. Large demonstrations took place in Mexico, El Salvador, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru and Chile.
Central America, in Brief: Persecution of judges and prosecutors, expulsion of international anti-corruption monitors, and cooptation of courts have spread in the region.
Aside from the discussions we’re having about political and economic turmoil in Haiti, much more sinister actions are at play.
HAVANA (AP) — Cuba has begun commercial exports of its homegrown COVID-19 vaccines, sending shipments of the three-dose Abdala vaccine to Vietnam and Venezuela.
Daniel Foote stated in a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken that the deportation policy would exacerbate the already dire situation in Haiti and in turn, drive more migrants to the border.
We travel to Mexico’s southern border and meet several migrant women in different stages of life, and of their journeys north, as well as the different routes they’re using to migrate.
The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) convened its VI Summit of Heads of State and Government in Mexico City on Saturday.
El Salvador, in Brief: Mass protests gripped San Salvador on Central America’s bicentennial anniversary of independence, marking a new phase for the opposition to President Bukele’s increasingly authoritarian rule. Bukele accused the international community of financing the protests to undermine his government.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Thousands of people gathered in El Salvador’s capital Wednesday for the first mass march against President Nayib Bukele, who protesters say has concentrated too much power, weakened the independence of the courts and may seek re-election.
Latino Rebels spoke to three experts in different areas to understand the political moment and what the pro-Bolsonaro demonstrations —and his retreat— mean for Brazil and its democracy.