Politics

Trump Offers Confusion, Contradictions on Immigration Order

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is promising new executive action on immigration as he returns to the defining issue of his administration. But Trump has offered contradictory and confusing statements about his plans in recent days.

  • Jul 20, 2020
  • 12:16 PM

Talking Politics From the Island Colony of Puerto Rico

The latest episode of Latino Rebels Radio.

  • Jul 20, 2020
  • 10:57 AM

Latino USA Presents: In The Bronx, A Progressive Battleground

While absentee ballots are still being counted, Ritchie Torres is now poised to become the first openly LGBTQ, Afro-Latino member of Congress.

  • Jul 17, 2020
  • 1:10 PM

When It Comes to Latinx Voters, Biden Can’t Make Same Mistakes of 2016 (OPINION)

In 2020, we are in danger of repeating the same mistake.

  • Jul 16, 2020
  • 7:16 AM

PEW: US Latinos Account for More Than Half of Country’s Population Growth From 2010-2019

“In 2019, the number of Hispanics reached a record 60.6 million, making up 18% of the U.S. population. This is up from 50.7 million in 2010, when Hispanics were 16% of the population,” Pew noted.

  • Jul 15, 2020
  • 3:07 PM

A Confrontation With Ron DeSantis in the Time of COVID-19

Latino Rebels Radio: July 15, 2020

  • Jul 15, 2020
  • 12:04 PM

Trump Administration Rescinds Rule on Foreign Students

BOSTON (AP) — Facing eight federal lawsuits and opposition from hundreds of universities, the Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded a rule that would have required international students to transfer or leave the country if their schools held classes entirely online because of the pandemic.

  • Jul 14, 2020
  • 4:13 PM

El Gran Combo Says It Didn’t Authorize Trump Campaign to Use Band’s Music in Goya Foods Boycott Debate

“We have not authorized the use of that video. El Gran Combo never mixes politics and music, and we never have supported any party or candidate,” pianist and manager Willie Sotelo said.

  • Jul 14, 2020
  • 2:50 PM

Mr. Pierluisi: Truth-Telling Is a Hard Thing (OPINION)

Puerto Rico, in order to progress as a people and a society, must choose leadership that understands the times we are living and works to divest police brutality, corruption and racism in our culture and advance the island towards its better self.

  • Jul 13, 2020
  • 5:48 PM

Ex-US Diplomat Richardson to Urge Maduro to Free Americans

MIAMI (AP) — Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson plans to travel this week to Venezuela to urge President Nicolás Maduro to free several jailed Americans as a goodwill gesture aimed at easing tensions with the U.S.

  • Jul 13, 2020
  • 2:23 PM

The Canning of Latino Culture: Why I Boycott Goya and So Should You (OPINION)

The “canceling Latino culture” argument is so irrational, it’s sad.

  • Jul 13, 2020
  • 11:39 AM

Seizing the Moment With Rosa Clemente

The latest episode of Latino Rebels Radio.

  • Jul 13, 2020
  • 11:04 AM

Latino Decisions Announces Release of New Survey Results in Six Battleground States

This is the first survey with a robust sample asking Latinos for their opinions on the recent Black Lives Matter protests following the murder of George Floyd by Derek Chauvin, a former police officer with the Minneapolis police department.

  • Jul 11, 2020
  • 10:41 AM

Goya CEO Won’t Apologize or Acknowledge Viral Boycott Against Company

“It’s suppression of speech,” Bob Unanue said on Fox News.

  • Jul 10, 2020
  • 1:05 PM

Justice Secretary Resigns as Puerto Rico Turmoil Deepens

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s political turmoil deepened on Thursday as the island’s newest justice secretary resigned in the wake of an investigation targeting the U.S. territory’s governor, who remains under scrutiny.

  • Jul 9, 2020
  • 12:26 PM

Trump Forgoes Insults of Past, Calls Mexico Cherished Friend

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, who has denigrated Mexican migrants and threatened the U.S. ally with crippling tariffs, welcomed President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to the White House on Wednesday with lofty language and he called America’s southern neighbor a cherished partner. Trump said the countries’ economic and security relationship was reaching new heights.

  • Jul 8, 2020
  • 5:51 PM

Mexico’s López Obrador Sees Lincoln Memorial, Juárez Statue

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mexico’s Andrés Manuel López Obrador began his trip to the United States, his first foreign trip as president, with visits Wednesday to the Lincoln Memorial and the statue of Benito Juárez, a former president and national hero in Mexico.

  • Jul 8, 2020
  • 11:38 AM

Venezuela High Court Orders Takeover of Guaidó’s Party

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s government-stacked Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the takeover of opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s political party, the latest in a series of moves against President Nicolás Maduro’s critics ahead of upcoming legislative elections.

  • Jul 7, 2020
  • 6:30 PM

New Study Explores Why US Latinos Join ICE and Border Patrol

A new study found that most of the agents joined because they wanted a stable job, and didn’t see many other ways of getting one.

  • Jul 6, 2020
  • 5:22 PM

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