Politics

VP Harris’ New Comms Director Apologizes for Anti-Immigrant Tweet

The resurfaced tweet is the latest in a series of embarrassing setbacks for the Office of the Vice President, which has been hampered by leaks, snafus, and other staffing setbacks in the first year of the Joe Biden administration.

  • Jan 7, 2022
  • 2:08 PM

Gentrifying Puerto Rico

Latino Rebels Radio, January 6, 2022.

  • Jan 6, 2022
  • 4:19 PM

Immigration Reform for Essential Workers and Victims of Domestic Violence Is Long Overdue (OPINION)

The term “living in the shadows” is something I’m familiar with, having grown up waiting for some type of path that would allow me to become a legal resident. I did so while surviving a relationship that involved domestic violence.

  • Jan 6, 2022
  • 2:19 PM

Where Is Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Amidst the Omicron Surge? (OPINION)

In an episode reminiscent of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz’s infamous flight to Cancún as his state grappled with one of the worst environmental disasters in decades, Gov. Ron DeSantis is missing in action as Floridians struggle with an ongoing public health crisis.

  • Jan 6, 2022
  • 11:00 AM

Taking Back the Term ‘Socialism’ (OPINION)

The fact that, in the last 50 years, any idea that questions the status quo has been stigmatized with the discriminatory epithet of “Communist,” “Leftist” or “socialist” is evidence that the political spectrum has moved so far to the right.

  • Jan 5, 2022
  • 6:31 PM

The Winter of Brazil’s Discontent (OPINION)

December has shown that not much changed in the year 2021 in terms of Bolsonaro and his aggressive statements and actions against politicians, the media, and other parts of government.

  • Dec 29, 2021
  • 12:11 PM

US Has Reunited 100 Children Taken From Parents Under Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Biden administration effort to reunite children and parents who were separated under President Donald Trump’s zero-tolerance border policy has made increasing progress as it nears the end of its first year.

  • Dec 23, 2021
  • 1:42 PM

Black Lives Matter in Paraguay

Latino Rebels Radio: December 23, 2021

  • Dec 23, 2021
  • 1:03 PM

Leftist Millennial Wins Election as Chile’s Next President

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A leftist millennial who rose to prominence during anti-government protests was elected Chile’s next president Sunday after a bruising campaign against a free-market firebrand likened to Donald Trump.

  • Dec 19, 2021
  • 8:45 PM

Chilean Women, Wary of Right-Wing Candidate, May Decide President’s Race

Recent polls show that women and young voters overwhelmingly favor the leftist Boric, sometimes by as much as 20 points. “It all depends on turnout,” said Marcela Rios, a political scientist at the United Nations Development Program in Chile who has focused on gender issues.

  • Dec 17, 2021
  • 3:13 PM

Senate Parliamentarian Advises Against Third Immigrant Relief Proposal for Budget Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough has advised the Senate against including a third immigrant relief proposal presented by Senate Democrats in the Build Back Better Act.

  • Dec 16, 2021
  • 7:39 PM

Texas Suppression

Latino Rebels Radio: December 16, 2021

  • Dec 16, 2021
  • 7:23 PM

Mi Familia Vota Releases New Statement on Resignations at Las Vegas Office

On Wednesday morning, Latino Rebels reported on an incident at Mi Familia Vota’s office in Las Vegas, where local media and sources close to the situation say at least nine people resigned last week. In response, the organization sent Latino Rebels the following statement.

  • Dec 15, 2021
  • 6:00 PM

Child Care Provider: Pass the Build Back Better Act (OPINION)

Take it from me, an early childhood educator who working parents depend on to care for their little children: the funding in the Build Back Better Act provides the only true investment we’ve seen for supporting the littlest members of our society and the workers who care for them.

  • Dec 15, 2021
  • 4:54 PM

Chile Sees Migrant Crossings Rise Ahead of Presidential Vote

The migrants fear that if far-right candidate José Antonio Kast wins he will close the border as he promised during his campaign.

  • Dec 15, 2021
  • 2:14 PM

Senate Must Take Action on Climate by Passing Build Back Better Act (OPINION)

Ecomadres, an initiative by the national organization Moms Clean Air Force that brings together Latina moms to address the environmental issues affecting the health of Latino children and families, is calling on Senators to take action on the climate crisis.

  • Dec 15, 2021
  • 12:24 PM

Are Mass Resignations at Mi Familia Vota Part of Industry-Wide Crisis in Latino Political Organizations?

Looking for more information on the resignations and the conditions within Mi Familia Vota’s national organization, Latino Rebels spoke to three sources with years of experience in the “non-profit-industrial complex,” as one put it—all of whom asked that they remain anonymous.

  • Dec 15, 2021
  • 10:40 AM

‘Every Minute of the Day’: Inside the Green Card Backlog’s Call Campaign to Senators

In some Senate offices, the phones never stop ringing thanks to a green card backlog advocacy movement seeking answers and pushing for immigrant relief.

  • Dec 14, 2021
  • 12:21 PM

From EL FARO ENGLISH: In Honduras, a Friend of Drug Lords Loses His Seat in Congress

The defeat of the National Party at the ballot box on November 28 set off a political earthquake—not only in the Presidential Palace in Tegucigalpa, but also in the far-flung provinces where drug traffickers reign.

  • Dec 14, 2021
  • 11:18 AM

A New 105-Page Report Provides an Even Deeper Look Into Why US Latinos Voted the Way They Did in 2020

“What we saw really was big movement among a small set of voters,” Carlos Odio, co-founder of Equis Labs, told Latino Rebels on Tuesday.

  • Dec 14, 2021
  • 10:00 AM

Press Freedom Threatened Under Bukele in El Salvador

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On November 23, Apple sent 14 El Faro journalists a warning: “state-sponsored attackers may be targeting your iPhone” because of “who you are and what you do.”

  • Dec 10, 2021
  • 4:33 PM

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