Politics

Rep. Norma Torres on Central America: ‘Like It or Not, These Are the Presidents We Have to Deal With’

While Torres criticizes “the United States’ past interventions” in Central America and her country’s “relationship with many of these present-day dictators,” she has given her vote of confidence to Biden’s new team of envoys to the region, chief among them Vice President Kamala Harris.

  • Apr 7, 2021
  • 4:59 PM

El Salvador’s Long-Dominant Parties in Crisis After Drubbing

The Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front suffered a major loss in February’s national elections.

  • Apr 7, 2021
  • 12:51 PM

OPINION: Sen. Schumer Is Right, Puerto Rico’s Tax Haven Schemes Are ‘Bullshit’

Members of Congress can no longer perpetuate a colony to benefit big corporate donors who contribute to their campaigns, while the majority of people on the island remain in poverty.

  • Apr 7, 2021
  • 10:10 AM

Episodio 7 de LA BREGA: Se acabaron las promesas

Latino Rebels Radio: April 3, 2021

  • Apr 5, 2021
  • 5:11 PM

AP-NORC Poll: Border Woes Dent Biden Approval on Immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans disapprove than approve of how President Joe Biden is handling the sharply increasing number of unaccompanied migrant children arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, and approval of his efforts on larger immigration policy falls short of other top issues, suggesting it could be a weak point for the new administration.

  • Apr 5, 2021
  • 12:34 PM

Mexican Soldier Arrested for Checkpoint Shooting of Guatemalan Citizen

According to his family, the victim, identified as Elvin Mazariegos, had driven to Mexico in a pickup truck to make purchases and was returning to his country when he was stopped at a checkpoint and asked for identification, which he could not produce.

  • Apr 5, 2021
  • 11:43 AM

A 63-Page Detailed Analysis of 2020 Latino Voters Is Exactly What Everyone Needs to Read Right Now

The simplest answer for Democrats is to treat Latino voters like the persuadable voters they are,” Carlos Odio of Equis told Latino Rebels.

  • Apr 2, 2021
  • 11:37 AM

60+ Organizations Call on DHS Secretary to End ICE’s Gang Prioritization

The letter calls on Alejandro Mayorkas and the Biden Administration to end the prioritization of persons for detention and deportation who are labeled as gang-affiliated.

  • Apr 1, 2021
  • 1:37 PM

The 1974 Letter to the Editor Where César Chávez and the UFW Promoted Amnesty and Legal Residency for Undocumented Workers

“The illegal aliens are doubly exploited, first because they are farm workers, and second because they are powerless to defend their own interests,” Chávez wrote.

  • Apr 1, 2021
  • 12:07 PM

Chuck Rocha and the 2020 Behavior of Latino Voters in the Presidential Election

Former Bernie Sanders campaign senior advisor Chuck Rocha goes over new research on the behavior of Latino voters in the 2020 presidential election.

  • Mar 31, 2021
  • 4:21 PM

Both Bills on Puerto Rico’s Status Will Get a Congressional Hearing

The two bills to hopefully (finally?) end and resolve Puerto Rico’s colonial relationship will get a congressional hearing on April 14, according to a Monday media release from the Natural Resources Committee.

  • Mar 31, 2021
  • 1:22 PM

Over 4,000 Migrants, Many Kids, Crowded Into Texas Facility

DONNA, Texas (AP) — The Biden administration for the first time Tuesday allowed journalists inside its main border detention facility for migrant children, revealing a severely overcrowded tent structure where more than 4,000 migrants, including children and families, were crammed into pods and the youngest kept in a large playpen with mats on the floor for sleeping.

  • Mar 30, 2021
  • 4:25 PM

OPINION: I Volunteered as a Nurse During the Pandemic. The Shocking Lack of Protections Spurred Me to Act.

Being back at the hospital and experiencing quarantine made me appreciate life and health differently.

  • Mar 30, 2021
  • 3:16 PM

Chile Eyes Delaying Constitution Assembly Vote Over Pandemic

Chile’s congress should delay a two-day election to select the drafters of a new constitution for Chile until May because of the coronavirus pandemic, President Sebastián Piñera said Sunday.

  • Mar 29, 2021
  • 4:18 PM

White House Says It’s Working on Access to Migrant Centers

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Jen Psaki declined to provide a specific date for when the media will get access to Border Patrol facilities temporarily holding thousands of migrant children seeking to live in the United States, but said Sunday the Biden administration was committed to transparency and “we’re working to get that done as soon as we can.”

  • Mar 29, 2021
  • 9:37 AM

Georgia Is Really Just the Tip of the Iceberg (OPINION)

Instead of focusing on changing their policy priorities to align with those of Georgia voters, one party decided to change the rules of the game to make it less fair and block participation.

  • Mar 26, 2021
  • 1:02 PM

This Is the Internal Associated Press Memo About Immigration Coverage That Was Shared With Latino Rebels

“Avoid emotive words like onslaught, tidal wave, flood, inundation, surge, invasion, army, march, sneak and stealth.”

  • Mar 25, 2021
  • 7:05 PM

Biden Vows Action on Migrants as He Defends Border Policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will take steps to more quickly move hundreds of migrant children and teens out of cramped detention facilities along the Southwest border, President Joe Biden said Thursday as he pushed back hard against suggestions that his administration’s policies are responsible for the rising number of people seeking to enter the country.

  • Mar 25, 2021
  • 6:23 PM

Biden Taps VP Harris to Lead Response to Border Challenges

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has tapped Vice President Kamala Harris to lead the White House effort to tackle the migration challenge at the U.S. southern border.

  • Mar 24, 2021
  • 3:28 PM

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