Politics

Wrong Views on Puerto Rico Statehood Will Hurt GOP (OPINION)

The fact that Puerto Rico has a vast conservative electorate, and the grand majority of these voters support statehood, begs the question of why the GOP would even consider alienating a future constituency.

  • Oct 20, 2020
  • 2:33 PM

NALEO Tracking Poll of Registered Latino Voters (Week 7): Biden 68%, Trump 25%

Since the poll’s first week, Biden has seen a three-point increase in support, with Trump seeing a one-point increase.

  • Oct 20, 2020
  • 12:34 PM

Indigenous Groups Demand Meeting With Colombia’s President

BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — Thousands of Indigenous protesters marched through Colombia’s capital city on Monday to demand a public meeting with President Iván Duque and call for reforms they say are crucial for their survival.

  • Oct 19, 2020
  • 3:39 PM

Por nuestra patria: Why Boricuas Must Stand Up to Trump on Election Day (OPINION)

On November 3, we must make the choice that recognizes the humanity of Puerto Ricans and respects the pain of the last three years.

  • Oct 19, 2020
  • 11:53 AM

Morales Aide Claims Victory in Bolivia’s Election Redo

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Evo Morales’ party claimed victory in a presidential election that appeared to reject the right-wing policies of the interim government that took power in Bolivia after the leftist leader resigned and fled the country a year ago.

  • Oct 19, 2020
  • 10:44 AM

Guatemala Will Investigate ‘Unauthorized’ Collaboration With U.S. Immigration Agents

Guatemala’s Ministry of Foreign Relations, the Migration Institute and the Office of the Attorney General will participate in the “verification and analysis process.”

  • Oct 16, 2020
  • 11:41 AM

Arrest of Former Mexican Defense Minister Shakes Military

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Friday that his ambassador to the United States told him two weeks ago that there was an investigation underway there involving Mexico’s former defense secretary, who was arrested Thursday in Los Angeles.

  • Oct 16, 2020
  • 11:07 AM

In Unauthorized Operation, U.S. Agents Detained Honduran Migrants in Guatemala

A review by Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee found that U.S. agents rented three buses and tracked a caravan of Honduran migrants, who hoped to seek asylum in the United States, from the northern city of San Pedro Sula.

  • Oct 15, 2020
  • 2:47 PM

Supreme Court Lets Trump End Census Count Tonight

The Census Bureau will continue to accept responses online at My2020Census.gov until 11:59 p.m Thursday night October 15, Hawaii time.

  • Oct 15, 2020
  • 1:56 PM

UN Envoy Says Many Ex-Combatants in Colombia Being Killed

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Colombia called Wednesday for improved protection for former combatants who continue to be killed “in alarming numbers,” and he complained of rising violence and massacres by other groups that have cropped up since the 2016 peace accord.

  • Oct 15, 2020
  • 11:42 AM

For Pandemic Pivot, Race Matters Too (OPINION)

Collectively, we can change the lived experience of people of color and immigrants.

  • Oct 15, 2020
  • 10:18 AM

Trump’s Lies Are Killing My Community: He Needs to Go (OPINION)

As someone who came here from Colombia so many years ago in search of a better life, it’s painful to watch members of my own community suffer so acutely.

  • Oct 14, 2020
  • 1:30 PM

Indigenous Leader and Wife Assassinated in Colombia

There have now been 76 Indigenous people killed in Cauca in 2020 alone.

  • Oct 14, 2020
  • 12:38 PM

Hispanics Will Turn Texas Blue If Given a Chance

Contrary to stereotypes, Tejanos are not politically disengaged or conservative.

  • Oct 14, 2020
  • 11:17 AM

The Only Way to Solve Florida’s Voting Mess? Automatic Voter Registration (OPINION)

Being able to cast a vote is the most basic right in a democracy.

  • Oct 13, 2020
  • 4:30 PM

Our Vote Must Be Earned (OPINION)

Latinos can no longer be an afterthought.

  • Oct 13, 2020
  • 3:03 PM

Week 6 of NALEO Latino Voter Tracking Poll: Biden Sees 14-Point Increase in Favorability

As a result, the poll noted, Biden now has a 43-point advantage in favorability over President Donald Trump Trump, a 10-point increase since the survey’s first week and the biggest difference between them.

  • Oct 13, 2020
  • 12:50 PM

Party Chaos Threatens Mexican President’s Administration

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Andrés Manuel López Obrador created his own party to win Mexico’s presidency. Now its internal weakness and divisions threaten to undermine his administration.

  • Oct 13, 2020
  • 11:46 AM

Anti-Government Protests in Argentina Held Across the Country

Protesters rallied against government coronavirus measures, judicial reform and the removal of three judges that were investigating former President Cristina Kirchner.

  • Oct 13, 2020
  • 11:11 AM

From ¡MARIA!: The Latino Voter Outreach Segment

With political strategist Chuck Rocha

  • Oct 9, 2020
  • 4:28 PM

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