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How This City in a Deep Red State Is Helping Immigrants and Refugees in the Time of COVID-19

Tulsa is among several urban outliers focused on inclusivity in a state that has one of the strictest anti-illegal immigration laws in the country.

  • Sep 25, 2020
  • 9:11 AM

Latino Leaders Honor Ginsburg’s Legacy

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda Friday, after lying in repose for two days at the Supreme Court where thousands paid homage to her.

  • Sep 24, 2020
  • 6:20 PM

Migrant Women to No Longer See Doctor Accused of Misconduct

HOUSTON (AP) — Immigration authorities have stopped sending detained women to a rural Georgia gynecologist accused of performing surgeries without consent, a government spokesman said Tuesday.

  • Sep 23, 2020
  • 8:38 AM

Massacre in Colombia Ahead of Anti-Government Protests Monday

The Cauca department has been one of the most violent regions in the country, with nine massacres since January.

  • Sep 21, 2020
  • 10:13 AM

‘Hatemonger’: Author Jean Guerrero On Stephen Miller (A Latino USA Podcast)

On this episode of Latino USA, Jean Guerrero joins Maria Hinojosa to discuss Miller’s California roots, the mentors who shaped his ideology and career as a young man, and his lasting impact on the U.S. immigration system.

  • Sep 18, 2020
  • 2:57 PM

Nurse Says Women in Georgia ICE Detention Faced Forced Hysterectomies and Other Dangerous Health Practices

Dawn Wooten also accuses authorities at the detention facility of refusing “to test detained immigrants for COVID-19 who have been exposed to the virus and are symptomatic.”

  • Sep 16, 2020
  • 3:22 PM

Experts Cite ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ in Maduro’s Venezuela

GENEVA (AP) — Independent experts for the U.N.’s top human rights body accused the government of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro on Wednesday of crimes against humanity, highlighting grisly cases of torture and killings allegedly carried out by security forces who used techniques like electric shocks, genital mutilation and asphyxiation.

  • Sep 16, 2020
  • 2:56 PM

Nicaragua’s Ortega Threatens Life Sentences for Opponents

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega said Tuesday he has proposed a legal reform to allow sentences of life in prison and threatened to use it against some government opponents, accusing them of committing “hate crimes.”

  • Sep 16, 2020
  • 1:49 PM

Story of the Underground Railroad to Mexico Gains Attention

But just how organized the Underground Railroad to Mexico was and what happened to former slaves and those who helped them remains a mystery.

  • Sep 16, 2020
  • 12:27 PM

California Left in Ashes by Suburban Expansion Built on Decades of Exclusion and Criminalization of the Poor

The state’s fates have been sealed by real estate corporations and obsequious governments.

  • Sep 16, 2020
  • 10:12 AM

Latino USA and Weekend Edition Present: A Conversation With Maria Hinojosa And Lulu Garcia-Navarro

September 15 marks the launch of Maria Hinojosa’s new book, “Once I Was You: A Memoir of Love and Hate in a Torn America.”

  • Sep 15, 2020
  • 5:09 PM

Laredo Residents Join Together Against Construction of Border Wall

Standing in front of a large banner that read “Stand with vets. Stop the Wall. Defend Laredo,” members of the No Border Wall Coalition were accompanied by Veterans United Against the Wall and the local chapter of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC).

  • Sep 14, 2020
  • 1:13 PM

Coronavirus Could Create a Lockdown Generation in Latin America If Governments Don’t Act

Latin America’s recovery from coronavirus will require significant change to the region’s labour markets.

  • Sep 14, 2020
  • 12:44 PM

Biden Faces Worries That Latino Support Slipping in Florida

In America’s leading presidential battleground, there’s mounting anxiety among Democrats that the Biden campaign’s standing among Latinos is slipping, potentially giving President Donald Trump an opening in his reelection bid.

  • Sep 14, 2020
  • 10:31 AM

HRW: Bolivia Case Against Morales Is Politically Motivated

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Terrorism charges against former Bolivian President Evo Morales appear to be politically motivated and are part of a wider campaign by Bolivia’s interim government to use the justice system against political opponents, Human Rights Watch said Friday.

  • Sep 11, 2020
  • 5:46 PM

¡Pa’lante, Siempre Pa’lante! Remembering Scholar-Activist Miriam Jiménez Román

She was an influential pioneering architect of the Afro-Latinx Studies movement.

  • Sep 11, 2020
  • 4:35 PM

Poll Shows Biden With National Lead Over Trump Among Latino Voters

65 percent said they plan to vote for Biden as compared to 24 percent who support Trump.

  • Sep 11, 2020
  • 12:22 PM

Mourners Gather to Bid Farewell to Murdered Mexican Reporter

TEZONAPA, Mexico (AP) — Mourners gathered Thursday at the wake of a newspaper reporter whose decapitated body was found a day earlier in an area of the Gulf coast state of Veracruz that has suffered months of organized crime violence.

  • Sep 10, 2020
  • 6:19 PM

Young Latinos Plan to Vote in Unprecedented Numbers, New Study by Telemundo and BuzzFeed Finds

The study shows that the influence of young Latino voters will impact the electoral college in key states like Arizona, California, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, and Texas.

  • Sep 10, 2020
  • 1:27 PM

Uproar in Colombia Over Police Custody Death Leaves 7 Dead

BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — A night of uproar in Colombia’s capital over the death of a man in police custody has left seven people dead, dozens injured and buildings vandalized.

  • Sep 10, 2020
  • 12:27 PM

As Congress Weighs a New Coronavirus Aid Bill, Will US Citizens From Mixed-Status Families Get Left Out Again?

U.S. citizens who have undocumented family members were barred from receiving stimulus checks earlier this year. They’re hoping that Congress doesn’t leave them out again.

  • Sep 10, 2020
  • 11:44 AM

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