Politics

How Latino Voters Made Electoral History in 2020

Latino Rebels Radio: January 21, 2021

  • Jan 21, 2021
  • 8:50 PM

Biden Bets Big on Immigration Reform in Opening Move

SAN DIEGO (AP) — For the opening salvo of his presidency, few expected Joe Biden to be so far reaching on immigration.

  • Jan 20, 2021
  • 6:03 PM

As President Biden Steps into Office, the Real Work Begins (OPINION)

We cannot afford to fall asleep at the wheel again.

  • Jan 20, 2021
  • 2:44 PM

Biden Takes the Helm as President: ‘Democracy Has Prevailed’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden became the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that “democracy has prevailed.” He swore the oath of office to take the helm of a deeply divided nation and inheriting a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors.

  • Jan 20, 2021
  • 12:30 PM

What Really Happened With Central Florida Latino Voters in 2020?

“Observing the precinct data, a clear trend that is hard to ignore quickly emerged: The higher the proportion of Puerto Rican voters in a given precinct, the higher the proportional support for Joe Biden was in the 2020 presidential election in that precinct.”

  • Jan 19, 2021
  • 5:41 PM

New Senate Democrats Report: Documenting Cruelty, Coercion, and Legal Contortions in Trump Administration’s Asylum Agreements

“Nobody imagined that America’s asylum policies would be systematically weaponized and twisted to the point where they purposely put vulnerable people in danger, yet that is exactly what President Trump did with his shameful Asylum Cooperative Agreements,” Senator Bob Menendez said in the release.

  • Jan 19, 2021
  • 4:41 PM

President Biden Has Promises To Keep (A Latino USA Podcast)

On the eve of Biden’s inauguration, Latino USA reached out to young Latinos who would be personally impacted by a few of these policy changes, to hear what promises they hope Biden will keep—and what they hope Biden will do that he hasn’t committed to yet.

  • Jan 19, 2021
  • 12:47 PM

Remembering Don Pedro: A Latinish Podcast With Andre Lee Muñiz

Hector chats with Andre Lee Muñiz, editor of Remembering Don Pedro, a site dedicated to the life and legacy of the Puerto Rican independence leader, Pedro Albizu Campos.

  • Jan 19, 2021
  • 12:39 PM

Joe Biden to Propose 8-Year Citizenship Path for Immigrants

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden plans to unveil a sweeping immigration bill on Day One of his administration, hoping to provide an eight-year path to citizenship for an estimated 11 million people living in the U.S. without legal status, a massive reversal from the Trump administration’s harsh immigration policies.

  • Jan 19, 2021
  • 8:50 AM

UCLA Study: A Record 16.6 Million US Latinos Voted in 2020 Election, Leading to Key State Victories for Biden-Harris

The 30.9% increase “was the single largest 4-year increase in Latino vote ever,” and “was nearly double the nationwide 15.9% growth in ballots cast between the 2016 and 2020 presidential elections,” the study noted.

  • Jan 19, 2021
  • 12:01 AM

Mexico President Accuses DEA of Fabricating General’s Case

MEXICO CITY (AP) — One day after Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office announced it was dropping the drug trafficking case against its former defense secretary, Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Friday that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration had “fabricated” the accusations against retired Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos.

  • Jan 15, 2021
  • 10:01 AM

Mexican President Mounts Campaign Against Social Media Bans

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president vowed Thursday to lead an international effort to combat what he considers censorship by social media companies that have blocked or suspended the accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump.

  • Jan 14, 2021
  • 5:19 PM

Country Before Party

Latino Rebels Radio: January 14, 2021

  • Jan 14, 2021
  • 4:51 PM

Trump Impeached After Capitol Riot in Historic Second Charge

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office.

  • Jan 13, 2021
  • 5:32 PM

White Nationalist Barbarians Stormed the Gates of the U.S. Capitol (OPINION)

While I can go on and on, I’ll say end with this: Trump must not only be removed from office, he must also be arrested and prosecuted for aiding and abetting an attempted coup against the United States of America.

  • Jan 12, 2021
  • 4:13 PM

Fired for Storming the Capitol? Why Most Workers Aren’t Protected for What They Do on Their Own Time

Can you be fired for joining a violent mob that storms the Capitol? Of course you can.

  • Jan 12, 2021
  • 12:37 PM

Immigrant Rights Groups Take Action in Anticipation of Biden’s Inauguration

“While the current administration has done nothing but vilify the immigrant community, spewing hatred in all forms throughout the last four years, immigrant leaders know that changing administrations has never been the solution,” Movimiento Cosecha said.

  • Jan 12, 2021
  • 12:13 PM

Hollywood Chingona (Latin[ish] Podcast)

Hector chats with Sharis Delgadillo, a journalist, videographer and producer whose recent claim to fame is as the researcher for Netflix’s ‘Selena the Series’

  • Jan 12, 2021
  • 10:13 AM

Trump Hits Cuba With New Terrorism Sanctions in Waning Days

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday re-designated Cuba as a “state sponsor of terrorism,” hitting the country with new sanctions that could hamstring President-elect Joe Biden’s promise to renew relations with the communist-governed island.

  • Jan 11, 2021
  • 7:46 PM

Puerto Rico Statehood Violates International Law (OPINION)

There is nothing progressive about that.

  • Jan 11, 2021
  • 5:42 PM

Capitol Assault a More Sinister Attack Than First Appeared

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under battle flags bearing Donald Trump’s name, the Capitol’s attackers pinned a bloodied police officer in a doorway, his twisted face and screams captured on video. They mortally wounded another officer with a blunt weapon and body-slammed a third over a railing into the crowd.

  • Jan 11, 2021
  • 4:21 PM

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