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Ex-Protester and Far-Right Lawmaker to Meet in Chilean Runoff Election

A conservative lawmaker with a history of defending Chile’s military dictatorship and a former student protest leader are headed to a polarizing presidential runoff after both failed to garner enough votes to win the South American country’s election outright.

  • Nov 22, 2021
  • 2:24 PM

Planned Opposition Protests in Cuba Flop

Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez called the protests an “absolute failure” in an interview on Tuesday. He also criticized U.S. President Joe Biden for not yet addressing the embargo and continuing with Trump-era policies that have exacerbated the country’s shortage of basic goods.

  • Nov 22, 2021
  • 12:51 PM

Death Threats Soar as Progressive ‘Squad’ Grows in Congress

Capitol Police expect to log 9,000 death threats against members of Congress this year, many of them aimed at members of the ‘the Squad,’ a group of six young Democrats of color who have become icons for progressives and many communities of color.

  • Nov 22, 2021
  • 11:27 AM

Children Awaiting Transplants Victims of Venezuela’s Crises

Except for a few charity-aided cases, poor Venezuelan children have not received organ or bone marrow transplants since 2017. Dozens of children have died since, including 25 this year, according to a parent organization.

  • Nov 19, 2021
  • 5:16 PM

Green Card Backlog Wins Big in House Bill as Undocumented Community Demands More From Senate

Immigration advocates got a rare, if uneven policy win Friday when the House of Representatives voted 220-213 to pass a hard-fought version of the Build Back Better Act that includes a mixed bag of relief provisions facing an uncertain future in the Senate.

  • Nov 19, 2021
  • 3:54 PM

Mexico Sends Some Minors to U.S. to Get COVID Vaccine

Scores of Mexican adolescents were bused to California on Thursday to get vaccinated against the coronavirus as efforts get underway across Mexico to get shots in the arms of teens.

  • Nov 19, 2021
  • 1:32 PM

VIDEO: On the Christie’s Auction of Taíno Artifacts

The auctioning of Taíno artifacts at Christie’s in Paris has led to a firestorm on social media, as Puerto Ricans and Taíno descendants call on the auction house to return items they believe were stolen and rightly belong to the people of Puerto Rico.

  • Nov 19, 2021
  • 10:32 AM

Gig Workers vs. Big Tech (A Latino USA Podcast)

We follow a group of drivers who are mobilizing across California and using their own technology to take on Big Tech.

  • Nov 19, 2021
  • 10:26 AM

How a National Costume Speaks to Shifting Resistance in Puerto Rico (OPINION)

On Thursday, Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2021 Michelle Marie Colón Ramírez presented her national costume, a garment directly connecting to Colón Ramírez’s identity and pride as a Black Puerto Rican woman.

  • Nov 19, 2021
  • 9:55 AM

The Humans Who Feed Us

Latino Rebels Radio: November 18, 2021

  • Nov 18, 2021
  • 5:10 PM

The War on Cuba (EPISODE 5)

Most media organizations portrayed the unprecedented protests that erupted across Cuba on July 11 as a cry for freedom against Communism. But Episode 5 of Belly of the Beast’s documentary series “The War on Cuba” shows that the reality was far more complex.

  • Nov 18, 2021
  • 4:46 PM

‘Gentefied’: Shifting the Narrative on Immigration One Episode at a Time

In only two short seasons, the Netflix series ‘Gentefied’ makes a bold and well-founded statement that your country of birth does not define the identities you can claim and the rights you should be awarded.

  • Nov 18, 2021
  • 3:19 PM

What Defines a Free Cuba? (OPINION)

Freedom and liberty in Cuba mean different things based on who you ask in the majority Black and Mulatto island nation

  • Nov 18, 2021
  • 2:25 PM

Latinas Are Winning, As They Should (OPINION)

Latinas are making tremendous strides in education, politics, business, media, the arts — everywhere. But Latinas have only begun to get their due.

  • Nov 17, 2021
  • 8:02 PM

García Padilla, el cabildero de Rosselló y los funcionarios que le abren las puertas a LUMA

Figuras con acceso privilegiado impulsan a la empresa que administra el sistema de transmisión y distribución de electricidad de Puerto Rico.

  • Nov 17, 2021
  • 5:34 PM

Embrace, Engage and Employ Parents and Families in Pursuit of Latinx Student Success

Cultural assets, including the many ways of being and knowing that Latinx students bring with them from their homes and communities to college, boost their persistence, retention, and ultimately lead to their graduation.

  • Nov 17, 2021
  • 4:16 PM

Puerto Rican Utopia, Cuba Redux (OPINION)

History has a way of repeating itself, and in many ways Batista’s Cuba is echoed in today’s Puerto Rico.

  • Nov 17, 2021
  • 1:48 PM

From EL FARO ENGLISH: Salvadoran Soccer Team, a California Export

On September 8, El Salvador’s men’s national team suited up for its World Cup qualifying match against Canada with five of the eleven starters born in the United States.

  • Nov 17, 2021
  • 11:00 AM

Latinas Meet to Strategize and Gain Equality at the 2021 LULAC Women’s Conference

Latina political figures, business leaders, entrepreneurs, and heads of various organizations gathered at the 2021 LULAC National Women’s Conference over the weekend discuss and strategize about empowerment and leadership.

  • Nov 16, 2021
  • 6:16 PM

Court Documents Reveal LUMA CEO’s $1.1 Million Salary

After a warrant was issued last week for the arrest of LUMA CEO Wayne Stensby, the energy company finally gave Puerto Rican legislators documents containing information about employee salaries and communications between Stensby and politicians.

  • Nov 16, 2021
  • 3:36 PM

Meet Rep. Paul Gosar, Arizona’s Homegrown White Nationalist Hero (OPINION)

Rep. Gosar is a white supremacist and a male member of a political party that’s now dominated by white supremacists, a party whose core agenda now has almost nothing to do with so-called traditional Republican values.

  • Nov 16, 2021
  • 1:58 PM

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