Latin America

A Conversation With the Filmmakers of PÁJAROS DE VERANO (Birds of Passage)

Latino Rebels Radio: February 6, 2019

  • Feb 6, 2019
  • 11:06 am

The US Wants to Intervene in Venezuela: We Won’t Get Fooled Again?

Just read the writing on the wall.

  • Feb 6, 2019
  • 9:53 am

The NAFTA Diet

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.

  • Feb 6, 2019
  • 9:10 am

Trump Keeps Door Open for Military Option in Venezuela

Meanwhile, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro ignored the European Union’s request for new elections.

  • Feb 5, 2019
  • 3:37 pm

Surviving One of Mexico’s Deadliest Places for Women

Women like Viviana Muciño are leading the fight against femicide in Ecatepec.

  • Feb 4, 2019
  • 4:41 pm

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).

  • Feb 4, 2019
  • 1:12 pm

European Nations Raise Pressure on Venezuela’s Maduro

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.

  • Feb 4, 2019
  • 9:36 am

UN Launches 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages

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.

  • Feb 4, 2019
  • 9:21 am

Nayib Bukele Wins Historic Presidential Elections in El Salvador

“Nayib has the capacity to makes us dream of a different country,” one of his supporters told Latino Rebels on Sunday.

  • Feb 4, 2019
  • 8:29 am

Venezuela’s Guaidó Urges Military Defections Amid Protests

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.

  • Feb 3, 2019
  • 3:32 pm

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.

  • Feb 2, 2019
  • 8:29 am

How Central American Migrants Helped Revive the US Labor Movement

Guatemalan and Salvadoran immigrants have organized far-reaching workers rights’ campaigns in migrant-dominated industries that mainstream unions had thought to be untouchable.

  • Feb 1, 2019
  • 1:45 pm

Canadian Embassy in Cuba Cuts Staff After Another Diplomat Falls Ill

The Canadian ambassador will remain in Cuba, and consular services will continue despite the reduction in staff.

  • Feb 1, 2019
  • 11:56 am

New Yorkers Join Protesters Around the World in Fight for Brazilian Amazon

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.

  • Feb 1, 2019
  • 9:50 am

The Drums of War: Venezuela

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.

  • Feb 1, 2019
  • 9:16 am

Maduro Says He’s Willing to Negotiate as Venezuelans Organize Walkout

During a press conference yesterday, the leaders of Mexico and Spain acknowledged their willingness to mediate negotiations for Venezuela.

  • Jan 31, 2019
  • 11:48 am

Mexico Is Bleeding: Can Its New President Stop the Violence?

More than 250,000 people have been murdered and 35,000 have disappeared since the beginning of Mexico’s drug war.

  • Jan 30, 2019
  • 12:52 pm

Juan Guaidó Blocked From Leaving Venezuela, Hundreds Arrested

Maduro announced yesterday that he is seeking to expand the presence of local militias in the country to 2 million by mid-April.

  • Jan 30, 2019
  • 12:44 pm

Venezuela’s Latest Political Crisis

Latino Rebels Radio: January 29, 2019

  • Jan 29, 2019
  • 4:48 pm

US Announces Sanctions on Venezuelan State-Owned Oil Company

The sanctions block all PDVSA property and operations under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibit transactions by U.S. entities.

  • Jan 29, 2019
  • 12:01 pm