Bad Week for Mexico Tourism Capped by Mis-Translations

MEXICO CITY (AP) — It has been a bad week for Mexican tourism promotion, and it got worse Friday when the English language version of the country’s tourism website appeared with hilarious mis-translations.

  • Aug 8, 2020
  • 4:35 PM

Mead’s ‘Culture and Poverty’ Just Revives Racist Narratives About Blacks and Latinos (OPINION)

Mead can write this racist garbage because academia remains a very racist and white-dominated place.

  • Jul 29, 2020
  • 5:37 PM

Conservative Think Tank Leader Says Schools Should Reopen Since Most Texans Dying From COVID-19 Are Elderly or Hispanic

In an interview, Vance Ginn said the intention of his Twitter thread was to outline the more thorough data provided by the state. He also said his tweet with a GIF was “woefully taken out of context out of bad faith.”

  • Jul 28, 2020
  • 9:30 PM

El Gran Combo Says It Didn’t Authorize Trump Campaign to Use Band’s Music in Goya Foods Boycott Debate

“We have not authorized the use of that video. El Gran Combo never mixes politics and music, and we never have supported any party or candidate,” pianist and manager Willie Sotelo said.

  • Jul 14, 2020
  • 2:50 PM

Goya CEO Won’t Apologize or Acknowledge Viral Boycott Against Company

“It’s suppression of speech,” Bob Unanue said on Fox News.

  • Jul 10, 2020
  • 1:05 PM

Puerto Rican Legislator Utters N-Word During Floor Speech on Resolution Praising Former Talk Show Host Who Also Uttered N-Word

During Monday’s legislative session on the floor Puerto Rico’s House of Representatives —and in the midst of a global movement for Black Lives— a Puerto Rican legislature uttered the N-word, in defense of a former talk show host who lost his job for uttering the N-word last week on air.

  • Jun 22, 2020
  • 10:41 PM

County Official Apologizes for Offensive Spanish-Language Social Distancing Poster

County Executive Officer Mike Powers issued apologies on the county’s English and Spanish Facebook pages,

  • Jun 12, 2020
  • 1:03 PM

Dear Detroit Free Press: Did You Add Racist Language to Your Facebook Live Stream?

The picture in the post exhibited a caravan of people protesting the murder of George Floyd with an accompanying caption that read: “For all the white washed latinos, they’re chanting no killer cops, no ICE! So, y’all can stfu already trying to cause division among people of color.”

  • Jun 4, 2020
  • 3:41 PM

Biden Says He Was Too ‘Cavalier’ About Black Trump Backers

ATLANTA (AP) — Joe Biden said he “should not have been so cavalier” in comments earlier Friday in which he suggested African Americans who back President Donald Trump “ain’t black.”

  • May 22, 2020
  • 4:51 PM

#NoMames: Kmart’s Embarrassing ‘MAMASTE’ Ad Was ‘Unintentional,’ Company Says

“This was unintentional and we apologize to our members and customers,” a company representative told Latino Rebels.

  • May 6, 2020
  • 1:04 PM

Latino Immigrant Restaurant Owners Serve Up Trump Support in Arizona, Say Critics Should Just Leave Country

PHOENIX — Betty and Jorge Rivas are an immigrant couple and the owners Sammy’s Mexican Grill in Catalina, Arizona, a Tucson bedroom community.

  • Mar 8, 2020
  • 11:53 AM

Amy Klobuchar Says She Was Nicknamed ‘Elena’ in Fourth Grade, Twitter Mocks It

“My name is Amy, but when I was in fourth grade Spanish my name was Elena,” she said. Is it true?

  • Feb 19, 2020
  • 1:45 PM

‘Stay in Mexico’ Remark Disrupts School Anti-Racism Meeting

SALINE, Mich. (AP) — A public meeting called to address racist social media posts by students at a suburban Detroit high school turned volatile when a white parent asked a Hispanic parent, “Why didn’t you stay in Mexico?”

  • Feb 4, 2020
  • 4:11 PM

The Internet’s ‘Speak English!’ Videos Win 2019 #NoMames Award

Sadly, we were not surprised.

  • Dec 31, 2019
  • 10:10 AM

Sarasota’s Martin Hyde Apologizes for ‘Racially Insensitive’ Comments Towards Puerto Rican Junior Tennis Players

“If I got enough balls to tell people off and to be aggressive towards them, I have to face the reality that my behavior was wrong. It was racially insensitive. It was inappropriate,” Hyde said.

  • Dec 3, 2019
  • 10:22 PM

Sarasota Politician Who Confronted Puerto Rican Junior Tennis Players Allegedly Had Previous Racist Incident

A new story published Tuesday by the Sarasota Herald-Tribune referred to a February police report.

  • Dec 3, 2019
  • 1:27 PM

Video Shows Man Berating Puerto Rican Junior Tennis Player at Private Florida Club for Speaking Spanish

“You told us to cut grass,” one boy said.
“So what,” the man said.

  • Nov 29, 2019
  • 3:48 PM

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