El Salvador, in Brief: Mass protests gripped San Salvador on Central America’s bicentennial anniversary of independence, marking a new phase for the opposition to President Bukele’s increasingly authoritarian rule. Bukele accused the international community of financing the protests to undermine his government.
By only speaking out when it serves him and openly praising far-right politicians, Balvin has aligned himself with the elite instead of those fighting to build a better world.
One week after members of Congress called on the Biden-Harris Department of Justice to condemn the racist Insular Cases, the Department has instead doubled down to argue based on the Insular Cases that people born in U.S. territories have no constitutional right to U.S. citizenship.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Thousands of people gathered in El Salvador’s capital Wednesday for the first mass march against President Nayib Bukele, who protesters say has concentrated too much power, weakened the independence of the courts and may seek re-election.
Latino Rebels spoke to three experts in different areas to understand the political moment and what the pro-Bolsonaro demonstrations —and his retreat— mean for Brazil and its democracy.
As a follow-up to a series of pro-independence marches for Puerto Rico that happened across nine U.S. cities on August 9, the San Juan counterpart —originally postponed that day due to a pending tropical storm— happened this past Sunday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senate Democrats returned to Capitol Hill this week, where they expressed confidence in the prospects of passing a legalization program for up to eight million immigrants through the budget deal currently making its way through both chambers of Congress.
Under any method of calculation, that’s bad for the cause of justice.
Guzmán left his job as a professor of philosophy in 1980 to lead Shining Path in what would become the deadliest civil conflict in Peru’s history as an independent country.
September 11, 2001 marked a sharp, lasting redirection in U.S. immigration policy and attitudes. In this episode of Latino USA, we explore major changes and events from the past 20 years of immigration through the lens of this one catastrophic day.
“You don’t have to do what the Parliamentarian says,” a senior aide familiar with the Democrats’ budget reconciliation strategy told Latino Rebels on Wednesday. “It’s just practice to do so.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A pathway to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants hangs in the balance on Capitol Hill this week as congressional committees take the formal steps to advance the various components of Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation proposal.
Cada decisión que nuestros legisladores toman nos afecta a todos, independientemente de estatus
Bukele administration officials have forcefully denied new evidence of their negotiations with gangs. While gang negotiations have become common practice for politicians in El Salvador, broad public hostility toward such talks incentivizes secrecy.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ivelisse Alexandra Porroa-García is a Latina outwardly brimming with a self-confidence that allows her to operate as a top legislative staffer in the Capitol, but she says her main insecurity at work is her Peruvian accent.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico welcomed a group of 124 Afghan media workers and their families Wednesday after the group fled their country because of the Taliban takeover.
The House of Representatives was back in the Capitol on Tuesday where Latino Rebels asked members about the future of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to block a court ruling ordering the Biden administration to reinstate a Trump-era policy that forces people to wait in Mexico while seeking asylum in the U.S.