Politics

Rep. Raúl Grijalva on What’s Next for Puerto Rico

Latino Rebels Radio: March 21, 2019.

  • Mar 21, 2019
  • 10:31 pm

Feeling the Bern in Nevada

Sanders comes to Vegas.

  • Mar 21, 2019
  • 11:59 am

In Wake of School Shooting, Brazil’s Anti-Crime Bill Could Bring More Tragedy, Experts Warn

The set of proposals that aim to increase the state’s capacity to fight organized crime, corruption and urban violence was presented to Brazilian governors in early February by Minister of Justice Sérgio Moro.

  • Mar 21, 2019
  • 9:56 am

Indigenous Communities in Colombia Shut Down Pan-American Highway

The blockade of the continent’s most important highway has cost millions of dollars and left one officer dead and 16 people injured in the wake of a violent crackdown.

  • Mar 21, 2019
  • 9:31 am

How Border Communities Support One Another

While Trump’s razor wire, rhetoric, and “national emergency” are an unwelcome and menacing display of fear and deception, U.S.-Mexico border communities will always be linked and continue to provide socorro for one another.

  • Mar 20, 2019
  • 11:41 am

An Open Letter to Presidential Candidates From #Power4PuertoRico

We strongly urge you to publicly support the following policy priorities.

  • Mar 20, 2019
  • 10:18 am

For Native Americans, US-Mexico Border Is an ‘Imaginary Line’

“Our relatives are all considered ‘aliens,’” said the Yaqui elder and activist José Matus. “They’re not aliens…. They’re indigenous to this land.”

  • Mar 19, 2019
  • 10:26 am

Speaking Spanish Is a Subversive Act

A lesson in solidarity and resistance.

  • Mar 18, 2019
  • 5:47 pm

The Draft Blueprint on Chicanismo for the Next 50 Years

The document below derives from the panel on Chicanismo in the Americas held November 17, 2018, during the conference commemorating the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights hearing, which occurred 50 years ago in San Antonio, Texas.

  • Mar 18, 2019
  • 3:30 pm

UnidosUS Releases ‘Beyond the Border: Family Separation in the Trump Era’ Report

Organization says Trump immigration policies demonstrate devastating impact on more than six million U.S.-citizen children.

  • Mar 15, 2019
  • 5:01 pm

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Leadership Calls on the FBI and DHS OIG to Investigate the Trump Organization’s Systemic Practice of Hiring Undocumented Workers

The CHC says that DHS has failed to initiate an investigation despite multiple complaints.

  • Mar 15, 2019
  • 12:07 pm

How Our Family Stories Shape Us: Identity, Cultural Memory, and the Central American Diaspora

Although I am glad to see attention finally given to the current plight of Central American refugees and migrants, I am appalled by the ways we continue to overlook decades of U.S. policy intervention in Central America and fail to connect how it has fueled migration since the 1980s.

  • Mar 14, 2019
  • 1:13 pm

A 30-Year Quest for Justice in Peru

“Sexual violence is also a weapon, not only as the military’s sense of right to conquer but as a form of subjugation,” said Gustavo Gorriti, an award-winning Peruvian journalist.

  • Mar 14, 2019
  • 8:57 am

A Call to the United States Congress to Save the University of Puerto Rico

A group of organizations belonging to the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) and Puerto Rican communities called upon the United States Congress to save UPR from the crisis that has been caused by austerity measures imposed by the Fiscal Oversight and Management Board (FOMB).

  • Mar 13, 2019
  • 8:23 pm

Puerto Rican Diaspora Activists Demand Federal Judge #CancelTheDebt

Groups rallied as part of day of action asking for elimination of $72 billion public debt.

  • Mar 13, 2019
  • 5:07 pm

The Chismes of Virginia Politics: Part One

This is my political life.

  • Mar 13, 2019
  • 2:09 pm

The Families Belong Together Corporate Accountability Committee Responds to Wells Fargo Decision to Exit The Private Prison Industry

Another big bank says it will no longer finance Geo Group and CoreCivic.

  • Mar 13, 2019
  • 10:04 am

AMLO Celebrates First 100 Days as President of Mexico

He said that his country has maintained a “cordial” relationship with the United States, leading to billion-dollar investments into the region.

  • Mar 12, 2019
  • 10:16 am