Latin America

Remembering the Caravan: 5 Essential Reads That Show the Desperation of Central American Migrants

Pieces that explain this human drama, not amplify political rhetoric about refugees.

  • Dec 26, 2018
  • 3:09 pm

The Best of 2018 With the Latino Media Collective

Latino Rebels Radio: December 23, 2018

  • Dec 23, 2018
  • 1:26 pm

New Asylum Policy Comes With Few Details, Many Questions

The process at the border remains status quo until specific new procedures are put in place.

  • Dec 22, 2018
  • 12:41 pm

Asylum Seekers Will Be Sent Back to Wait in Mexico

The policy, which is expected to face immediate legal challenges, would apply to migrants who arrive at or between official ports of entry but not to Mexicans applying for asylum nor unaccompanied minors.

  • Dec 21, 2018
  • 10:01 am

Stories From El Salvador: Susana

My parents believed that when we came to the United States, it was better if I didn’t speak Spanish outside the house.

  • Dec 20, 2018
  • 6:05 pm

Brazil’s Lula to Stay in Prison

The last-minute reversal capped an eventful day at the high court.

  • Dec 20, 2018
  • 11:05 am

US Pledges $10.6B Aid for Central America, Southern Mexico

The plan was announced in a joint U.S.-Mexican statement released by the State Department and read aloud by Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Marcelo Ebrard in the Mexican capital.

  • Dec 18, 2018
  • 9:51 pm

5 Popular Latin Christmas Songs for Immigrants and Those Far Away from Home

In this episode of “Amanda La Qu Manda,” Amanda Alcántara lists five songs from Latinoamérica y el Caribe that touch on this topic.

  • Dec 18, 2018
  • 1:57 pm

Trump Organization May Return for Business in Dominican Republic

Critics say the agreements could carry conflicts of interest that compromise the presidency.

  • Dec 18, 2018
  • 11:55 am

The Suppression of Religious Freedom in Colonial Latin America

History should never be forgotten.

  • Dec 17, 2018
  • 11:03 am

Protests Arise After Guatemalan Girl Dies in US Custody

Nery Caal disputes the claim that his daughter had not had anything to drink or eat.

  • Dec 17, 2018
  • 9:29 am

The Return

Poet Javier Zamora is forced to return to El Salvador to apply for a visa, his first trip back in nearly 20 years.

  • Dec 16, 2018
  • 12:08 pm

Stories From El Salvador: Pedro

Our apartment in Queens, New York, was adorned by at least 10 rosaries, five portraits of the Virgin Mary and seven crosses.

  • Dec 14, 2018
  • 4:30 pm

You Can’t Be 25% Dominican

The question “Where are you from?” can be quite confusing for children of immigrants.

  • Dec 14, 2018
  • 3:09 pm

Warrants Served on Eve of 9-Month Anniversary of Marielle Franco’s Murder

Details of the “extremely complex” investigation have yet to be released, but police did say the warrants cover 15 locations throughout the state of Rio, as well as a municipality in neighboring Minas Gerais.

  • Dec 14, 2018
  • 11:46 am

‘The Fight Belongs to Everyone:’ Former Domestic Workers in Mexico See Themselves in Alfonso Cuarón’s ROMA

“So many domestic workers could be Cleo,” said Marcelina Bautista in the offices of Mexico’s first union for domestic workers, Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores y Trabajadoras del Hogar (SINACTRAHO).

  • Dec 14, 2018
  • 9:13 am

Autopsy Set for Migrant Girl, 7, Who Died in Border Custody

Officials say the girl was found December 6 near Lordsburg, New Mexico, by U.S. Border Patrol agents.

  • Dec 14, 2018
  • 8:21 am

Medical Results From Cuban Sonic Attacks Reveal Inner-Ear Damage

The incident led to the close of the U.S. embassy in Havana.

  • Dec 13, 2018
  • 2:26 pm

Sens. Menendez, Rubio, Durbin and Leahy Introduce TPS Bill for Venezuela

The bipartisan legislation seeks to grant Temporary Protected Status for eligible Venezuelans.

  • Dec 13, 2018
  • 1:26 pm

The Truth About Immigration: People

Modern-day migrations into North America are the result of geopolitical intervention by the United States in Latin America and the Caribbean. As corporate interests grew, so did America’s military presence, ensuring control of the region’s economies, industry, and agriculture.

  • Dec 13, 2018
  • 9:23 am

Brazil to Opt Out of UN Migration Accord

Ten other countries also declined to sign the U.N. accord.

  • Dec 12, 2018
  • 12:25 pm