According to a new report from EarthRights International, thousands of environmental defenders and their families have suffered killings, violence, harassment, and intimidation.
The U.S. ambassador to Nicaragua, Kevin Sullivan, condemned the fire as a “violent attack.”
CALEXICO, Calif. (AP) — Dr. Tien Vo’s last stop of the night is the home of a 35-year-old woman who has diabetes, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis and, now, the coronavirus. The virus killed her father six days earlier. The oldest of her four children, a 15-year-old boy, learned he had it that morning.
A Tuesday Medium post published by Joe Biden and listed as a 36-minute read provides a comprehensive plan for the U.S. Latino community—a sector of voters the former Vice President under Barack Obama is still struggling to excite for the upcoming November presidential election.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A federal judge on Monday ruled that it is unconstitutional to deny Puerto Ricans living in the U.S. territory access to three federal welfare programs in a major decision cheered by many.
As the Daughter of an ICE Detainee, Here’s What I Learned From a Deep Dive Into Immigration Raids (OPINION)
Although I did not experience these six raids myself, I am writing from the perspective of not only a student researcher, but as a daughter with a parent at an ICE facility amidst a global pandemic.
Latino USA re-airs a conversation between Maria Hinojosa and Ruldolfo Anaya from 2012.
“The white supremacy that inspired the domestic terrorist to take 23 lives in El Paso on August 3 last year is the same despicable hatred that inspired ICE to terrorize and raid our communities across Mississippi days later on August 7,” BNHR, IAJE, WTM, and NDLON said in a joint statement.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The CEO of Puerto Rico’s state-owned power company is resigning as thousands of clients remain without electricity since last week’s tropical storm that further weakened a grid still trying to recover from previous hurricanes and earthquakes, officials said Monday.
Despite the rise in cases, Mexico has been reopening its economy and President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has consistently downplayed the severity of the pandemic.
Events to mark the anniversary of the August 3, 2019, shooting in El Paso, a largely Hispanic city of 700,000, have taken on a new look amid the coronavirus pandemic: parks lit with lanterns that people can walk or drive through; private tours for victims’ families at a museum exhibit of items preserved from a makeshift memorial; and residents being asked to show support with online posts.
“The El Paso shooting was not only an attack on the Latino community, but an assault on our entire American family,” Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairman Joaquin Castro said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Rep. Karen Bass, one of the top contenders to be Joe Biden’s running mate, on Sunday defended her past travel to Cuba and the sympathetic comments she made after the death of Fidel Castro, the dictator who ruled the communist country for decades.
DHS Repression Against Protestors Are Similar to Tactics Used by Authoritarian Governments (OPINION)
People might think I’m being alarmist, but I am not.
Now, during the most virulent outbreak in a century, we must do better to protect and support cleaning workers.
The legislative body ruled that the crimes the leaders were accused of were not eligible to be tried in a court of law.
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian authorities and the Pan American Health Organization are investigating whether the country failed to count 27,253 deaths caused by the novel coronavirus, a figure that could more than double the country’s official death toll from COVID-19.
NEW YORK (AP) — Two former high-ranking Mexican law enforcement officials have been accused of taking millions of dollars in bribes to protect Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán’s notorious Sinaloa cartel, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Luis Cárdenas Palomino and Ramon Pequeño García allegedly worked for Genaro García Luna, Mexico’s former top security official, who is also […]
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s economic activity plummeted 18.9% in the second quarter compared to the same period last year as the economic shutdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic drove the country deeper into a recession, according to preliminary government data released Thursday.