Politics

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

5 Ways Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Could Threaten Latinos (OPINION)

Latinos need someone who will provide equal justice for all. Amy Coney Barrett is not that nominee.

  • Oct 9, 2020
  • 3:20 PM

Brazil Surpasses Five Million Coronavirus Cases

With 734 added to the death toll on Tuesday, Latin America’s largest country is approaching the 150,000 death mark, the second highest worldwide after the United States.

  • Oct 9, 2020
  • 11:50 AM

The Political Damage of Trump’s COVID-19 Diagnosis

The results show a dramatic decline in Latino support for Trump and the Republican Party.

  • Oct 8, 2020
  • 2:10 PM

To Dodge Sanctions, Venezuela Turns to Asia Asphalt Giant

MIAMI (AP) — Back in January, a yearlong campaign of U.S. sanctions was taking its toll at Venezuela’s state-run oil company. Many of PDVSA’s overseas bank accounts had been frozen, hampering its ability to pay vendors on whom it relies to keep the nation’s crude flowing.

  • Oct 8, 2020
  • 12:57 PM

Trump Designates New Member to Puerto Rico Oversight Board

Justin Peterson is a managing partner at DCI, a public affairs firm based in Washington, D.C. 

  • Oct 8, 2020
  • 10:47 AM

Latinos Need to See Structural, Systemic Racism Right Now (OPINION)

Survey data show that Latinos are less likely than others to think about policing as a racial justice issue.

  • Oct 7, 2020
  • 4:55 PM

Costa Rican President Addresses Week-Long Protests

Since Wednesday, about 2,200 people have been demonstrating in the streets and at least 50 road blockades have been set.

  • Oct 7, 2020
  • 2:53 PM

Cese al fuego: A Letter and the FARC’s Political Legacy

Until peacekeeping actors and Washington security “experts” can come to this realization and put adequate pressure on the Colombian government for developing meaningful, state-centered reform to mitigate poverty and inequality, peace will not be attained.

  • Oct 7, 2020
  • 11:51 AM

Puerto Rican Electoral Might Will Not Be as Mighty Under Statehood (OPINION)

The phenomenon of Puerto Rican transnational political impact could be lost.

  • Oct 6, 2020
  • 12:36 PM

Week 5 of NALEO Tracking Poll Says 61% of Latinos More Enthusiastic About Voting in 2020 Than in 2016

According to a release about the poll, “three out of every five Latino voters say they are more enthusiastic about voting in 2020 than they were in 2016, although Latinas less so than Latinos.”

  • Oct 6, 2020
  • 10:27 AM

The Latino Vote in 2020

The latest episode of Latino Rebels Radio.

  • Oct 6, 2020
  • 8:04 AM

Why This Puerto Rican Is Struggling to Vote for Biden and the Democrats (OPINION)

I just don’t know if I can trust Biden to not go ahead with a statehood initiative.

  • Oct 5, 2020
  • 5:36 PM

Guatemala Sends Migrant Caravan Back to Honduras

Meanwhile, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador speculated that the caravan may have been “organized” to get Mexico involved in the U.S. presidential elections, saying that he found it “strange” that the migrants mobilized their caravan so close to the November vote.

  • Oct 5, 2020
  • 11:28 AM

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