Hollywood Now Renewing Latino Shows After Canceling Others (OPINION)
As loud as we rightfully get when Hollywood execs cancel a Latino show, we should be just as vocal when our shows get renewed. So let’s take a moment to celebrate the fact that several Latino shows are getting new seasons!
Losing Puerto Rico, One Moonshot at a Time (OPINION)
This is the story of two Puerto Ricos—a phantasmagorical island cooked up by Pierluisi and the one Boricuas endure daily.
Latino Truckers Lead Boycott of Florida After Anti-Immigrant Law (OPINION)
A protest started by Latino truck drivers against Florida’s anti-immigrant law has now grown to include a diversity of drivers across the country.
The Rise of Sovereignty in Puerto Rico (OPINION)
The only practical way for Puerto Rico to decolonize, democratize, and safeguard its economic future and maintain its national identity is through national sovereignty—and trends indicate that support for sovereignty is growing.
Biden’s Last-Minute Policy Changes Complicate Crisis at Border (OPINION)
While the Biden administration says its focus is to counter misinformation, the policy changes announced just hours prior to the end of Title 42 are likely to sow further confusion at the southern border.
Texas Mall Shooting Highlights Links Between Some Latinos and White Supremacy
Many people online have questioned how a Latino can have such intense racist and discriminatory beliefs, but the idea that Latinos cannot hold racist beliefs ignores facets of Latino culture that can lead some to become entrenched in far-right ideologies.
Puerto Rican Pastor Spews Hatred From the Pulpit (OPINION)
During a recent “sermon,” the head pastor of an evangelical church in Puerto Rico denounced people of color as racist, slammed the LGBT community, and complained that the Black actress starring in Disney’s remake of ‘The Little Mermaid’ was ugly.
Biden’s New Rules for Asylum Seekers (OPINION)
In a joint press conference last week, the Department of State and Department of Homeland Security announced new measures at the U.S.-Mexico border in preparation for the end of Title 42.
Latino Influencers Pressure Congress for Immigrant Justice (OPINION)
The Latino Content Creators for Immigrant Justice is a coalition of creators, activists, elected officials, organizations, and community members stressing the urgency of passing a pathway to citizenship, protecting the right to seek asylum without restriction, and addressing the mistreatment of immigrants.
Time to Confront Sexual Assault, Protect Women’s Reproductive Rights (OPINION)
As we continue the fight to prevent sexual violence, we also need to advocate for essential reproductive health care and services for survivors. This includes timely access to emergency contraception, which until recently was not available to women and girls in Honduras.
‘Losing Puerto Rico’ Campaign Launched to Abolish Act 22 (OPINION)
The Losing Puerto Rico media project launched a multimedia campaign to focus attention on an obscure and one-of-a-kind tax loophole that allows rich Americans to move to Puerto Rico and avoid paying most of their taxes.
Letter to Congress Pushes for Puerto Rico’s Food Security, Sovereignty (OPINION)
The Puerto Rican Cultural Center in Chicago has sent a letter to Congress requesting that at least half of the funds allocated for Puerto Rico’s Nutritional Assistance Program be directed to supporting the island’s farmers and promoting greater self-sufficiency.
Surviving Cancer Is Harder When You’re an Immigrant Like Me (OPINION)
Empowerment is only possible when patients have the right information, at the right time, and in a language they understand. This National Minority Health Month, let’s work to get the right information to those vulnerable communities in order to save their lives.
Lula Siding With Putin Further Alienates Brazil (OPINION)
With the country no longer isolated as it was under Bolsonaro, who engaged with only a few international pariahs, President Lula da Silva has endangered Brazil’s return to the international scene by supporting Russian actions in Ukraine.
White America Makes Millions on Latino Creations (OPINION)
The Taco Bell story shows how Latinos can work hard, innovate, play by the rules, and maybe achieve a decent level of success, while a white guy can waltz in, take what he wants, and become a millionaire with minimal effort.
Fox News Settlement Puts Price Tag on Misinformation (OPINION)
Any media company that knowingly spreads false information should answer to a jury, writes Brenda Victoria Castillo, president and CEO of the National Hispanic Media Coalition.
Netflix’s ‘Florida Man’ Highlights Hollywood’s Problem With Latino Accents
A lot of people have accents. And with a little more respect and knowledge, Hollywood might finally portray them that way.
We Are Harming Millions of US Citizen Children in Mixed-Status Families (OPINION)
The U.S. government must center its policies on the fundamental protection of children, which should include extending permanent legal residency to the parents and caretakers of U.S. citizen children.
Turning Haiti Into a ‘Zombie’ Republic (OPINION)
The actions of some of the Haitians sanctioned for their involvement in illicit activities and the United Nations Mission in Haiti are among those to blame for Haiti’s current crises, a new book asserts.
Latino Rebels Sports Special
On a special episode of Latino Rebels Radio, sports correspondent Bryan Fonseca turns the tables on host Julio Ricardo Varela as they discuss the impact of this year’s World Baseball Classic, the controversy around Twitter Blue, and more.
Latino Rebels Radio Sports Special
In this special sports edition of Latino Rebels Radio, sports correspondent Bryan Fonseca chats with Futuro Media president and Latino Rebels founder Julio Ricardo Varela about Latinos and baseball, Twitter Blue, and Julio being a diehard fan of both the New York Knicks and Boston Red Sox at the same time.