Latino Rebels Radio: February 6, 2019
Just read the writing on the wall.
In a conversation with Maria Hinojosa, Dr. Alyshia Gálvez discusses her new book about how NAFTA has dramatically changed the types of food Mexicans eat.
Meanwhile, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro ignored the European Union’s request for new elections.
Women like Viviana Muciño are leading the fight against femicide in Ecatepec.
Political Outsider’s Win in El Salvador Presidential Election Marks End of Decades of Two-Party Rule
Bukele, 37, rose through the ranks of the FMLN as the Mayor of Nuevo Cuscatlán (2012-2014) and San Salvador (2015-2018).
BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS — Maduro, for his part, stood defiant, accusing the United States of preparing a coup in the South American country and rejecting a U.S.-backed effort to send emergency food and medicine into his country.
The year aims to combat the impending extinction of the world’s linguistic biodiversity—and not only for the benefit of those who speak these languages, but for humanity at large.
“Nayib has the capacity to makes us dream of a different country,” one of his supporters told Latino Rebels on Sunday.
BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS: Speaking from behind a podium decorated with Venezuela’s presidential seal, Juan Guaidó told supporters he would keep his opposition movement in the streets until President Nicolás Maduro stopped “usurping” the presidency.
Salvadorans Remember Revolutionary Past as Populist Leads Polls in Upcoming Sunday Election (PHOTO ESSAY)
The country’s civil war will cast a shadow on a new round of national elections.
What the VP is saying these days.
Guatemalan and Salvadoran immigrants have organized far-reaching workers rights’ campaigns in migrant-dominated industries that mainstream unions had thought to be untouchable.
The Canadian ambassador will remain in Cuba, and consular services will continue despite the reduction in staff.
Despite the alarming anti-Indigenous measures that the Bolsonaro administration has taken over the past month, the message of the “Red January” protests is one of hope and resilience.
For the United States, access to Venezuela’s oil reserves has always been critical. But the failures of previous administrations to gain power over the Venezuelan economy, infrastructure, and resources – on behalf of U.S. corporate interests – has now been complicated even further by Chinese and Russian investments and influence in the region.
During a press conference yesterday, the leaders of Mexico and Spain acknowledged their willingness to mediate negotiations for Venezuela.
More than 250,000 people have been murdered and 35,000 have disappeared since the beginning of Mexico’s drug war.
Maduro announced yesterday that he is seeking to expand the presence of local militias in the country to 2 million by mid-April.