Latin America

Democracy Versus Neo-Fascism in Chilean Election (OPINION)

As Gabriel Boric prepares to square off against José Kast in a second round of voting for the Chilean presidency, social movements and the Left have united to defend democracy against creeping neo-fascism.

  • Dec 1, 2021
  • 11:55 AM

U.S. to Remove Colombia’s FARC from Terrorist List

The U.S. State Department announced on Tuesday that it will remove the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) from its list of designated terrorist organizations. The updated list will include two dissident groups that were formed as offshoots of the FARC.

  • Nov 30, 2021
  • 12:36 PM

The War on Cuba (EPISODE 6)

Cuban journalist Liz Oliva Fernández exposes the striking disconnect between U.S. policy and Cuba’s reality, revealing the absurdity of Biden’s offers to “help” the Cuban people with donations of vaccines, Internet access and remittances that bypass local financial institutions.

  • Nov 23, 2021
  • 1:28 PM

Ex-Protester and Far-Right Lawmaker to Meet in Chilean Runoff Election

A conservative lawmaker with a history of defending Chile’s military dictatorship and a former student protest leader are headed to a polarizing presidential runoff after both failed to garner enough votes to win the South American country’s election outright.

  • Nov 22, 2021
  • 2:24 PM

Planned Opposition Protests in Cuba Flop

Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez called the protests an “absolute failure” in an interview on Tuesday. He also criticized U.S. President Joe Biden for not yet addressing the embargo and continuing with Trump-era policies that have exacerbated the country’s shortage of basic goods.

  • Nov 22, 2021
  • 12:51 PM

Children Awaiting Transplants Victims of Venezuela’s Crises

Except for a few charity-aided cases, poor Venezuelan children have not received organ or bone marrow transplants since 2017. Dozens of children have died since, including 25 this year, according to a parent organization.

  • Nov 19, 2021
  • 5:16 PM

The War on Cuba (EPISODE 5)

Most media organizations portrayed the unprecedented protests that erupted across Cuba on July 11 as a cry for freedom against Communism. But Episode 5 of Belly of the Beast’s documentary series “The War on Cuba” shows that the reality was far more complex.

  • Nov 18, 2021
  • 4:46 PM

What Defines a Free Cuba? (OPINION)

Freedom and liberty in Cuba mean different things based on who you ask in the majority Black and Mulatto island nation

  • Nov 18, 2021
  • 2:25 PM

Chilean President Sebastián Piñera Impeached

Chile’s lower house on Tuesday impeached President Sebastián Piñera over alleged financial misconduct revealed in the Pandora Papers. Seventy-eight of the 155 members voted to move forward with the charges.

  • Nov 15, 2021
  • 10:45 AM

Colombia and el aborto

Latino Rebels Radio: November 10, 2021

  • Nov 10, 2021
  • 7:43 PM

Daniel Ortega Set to Secure Re-Election in Nicaragua

Daniel Ortega sought his fourth presidential term in Sunday’s Nicaraguan elections. With more well-known challengers sitting in jail, Ortega stood a greater chance of winning.

  • Nov 8, 2021
  • 12:43 PM

In Peru, Rumors Feed Vaccine Reluctance Among Indigenous

While more than 55 percent of Peruvians have gotten at least one shot of COVID-19 vaccines, only about 25 percent of people in Indigenous areas have been vaccinated.

  • Nov 5, 2021
  • 3:20 PM

The War on Cuba (EPISODE 4)

The first episode of season two of Belly of the Beast’s “The War On Cuba” centers on the so-called “Havana Syndrome,” in which U.S. diplomatic personnel in the Cuban capital reported “sonic attacks” that caused health issues, and the “flames of hysteria” fanned by the U.S. media.

  • Nov 5, 2021
  • 1:34 PM

The Fight in Colombia to Decriminalize Abortion

According to data provided to Latino Rebels by the Colombian Ministry of Health, in the last 10 years over 40,000 Colombian girls have become mothers. Between 2005 and 2017, 502 minors were arrested for seeking terminations, three of them aged 11 and 12.

  • Nov 5, 2021
  • 11:46 AM

Teresa Urrea: The Mexican Joan Of Arc (A Latino USA Podcast)

We follow the life of Teresa Urrea and remember the legacy of this revolutionary woman decades ahead of her time.

  • Nov 5, 2021
  • 10:35 AM

Mass Protests in Ecuador After Hike in Fuel Prices

Thousands of demonstrators marched in Ecuador on Tuesday and Wednesday to protest the increase in fuel prices and President Guillermo Lasso’s economic policies. At least 37 demonstrators were arrested and eight police officers injured in demonstrations that blocked roads and highways in five of Ecuador’s 24 provinces.

  • Nov 1, 2021
  • 11:05 AM

At Odds With Cuba’s ‘Myth’ (A Latino USA Podcast)

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.

  • Oct 26, 2021
  • 10:43 AM

An Immigrant Family from Ecuador Searches for Peace and a Home

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.

  • Oct 25, 2021
  • 3:02 PM

New Migrant Caravan Moves Through Mexican Blockade Heading Toward U.S.

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.

  • Oct 25, 2021
  • 10:42 AM

In Cuba, Divisions Over Law to Allow Same-Sex Marriage

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.

  • Oct 19, 2021
  • 5:33 PM

U.S. Extradites Colombian Businessman Tied to Venezuelan Government for Money Laundering

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.

  • Oct 18, 2021
  • 11:53 AM

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