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Thousands Protest Against Bukele Government in El Salvador

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Thousands of people gathered in El Salvador’s capital Wednesday for the first mass march against President Nayib Bukele, who protesters say has concentrated too much power, weakened the independence of the courts and may seek re-election.

  • Sep 16, 2021
  • 11:57 AM

LANGUAGE LESSONS Is a Beautiful Meditation on the Power of Friendship

When I first watched it, I was worried. Who wants to watch what amounts to a 91-minute Zoom call? It turns out me and I bet you too.

  • Sep 15, 2021
  • 5:08 PM

The Aftermath of the September 7 Protests in Brazil

Latino Rebels spoke to three experts in different areas to understand the political moment and what the pro-Bolsonaro demonstrations —and his retreat— mean for Brazil and its democracy.

  • Sep 15, 2021
  • 1:55 PM

The Latest ‘No to Statehood’ March Happened This Past Sunday in San Juan

As a follow-up to a series of pro-independence marches for Puerto Rico that happened across nine U.S. cities on August 9, the San Juan counterpart —originally postponed that day due to a pending tropical storm— happened this past Sunday.

  • Sep 14, 2021
  • 10:13 PM

Problems Continue to Plague El Salvador’s Bitcoin Rollout

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — One week after El Salvador became the first country to make bitcoin legal tender, problems continued to plague the system Tuesday.

  • Sep 14, 2021
  • 9:34 PM

Parliamentarian Wants More Debate as Immigration Legalization Program Moves Forward in Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senate Democrats returned to Capitol Hill this week, where they expressed confidence in the prospects of passing a legalization program for up to eight million immigrants through the budget deal currently making its way through both chambers of Congress.

  • Sep 14, 2021
  • 2:02 PM

Equally Unequal: The Exclusion of Latino Jurors

Under any method of calculation, that’s bad for the cause of justice.

  • Sep 13, 2021
  • 5:42 PM

Shining Path Leader Abimael Guzmán Dead at 86

Guzmán left his job as a professor of philosophy in 1980 to lead Shining Path in what would become the deadliest civil conflict in Peru’s history as an independent country.

  • Sep 13, 2021
  • 12:43 PM

Ron Herrera on Leadership and the Labor Movement

Ron Herrera is a man of many titles.

  • Sep 10, 2021
  • 3:19 PM

Surviving the Virus in New York’s Migrant Neighborhoods

In the summer of 2020, Corona, Queens was the epicenter neighborhood of the epicenter city of the global coronavirus pandemic.

  • Sep 10, 2021
  • 11:52 AM

9/11’s Immigration Legacy (A Latino USA Podcast)

September 11, 2001 marked a sharp, lasting redirection in U.S. immigration policy and attitudes. In this episode of Latino USA, we explore major changes and events from the past 20 years of immigration through the lens of this one catastrophic day.

  • Sep 10, 2021
  • 10:35 AM

Groups Sue Mexico Seeking to Stop Mass Removal of Migrants

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Four migrant defense groups in Mexico announced Wednesday that they have sought court injunctions to block what they call “massive” deportations, arguing the government is violating due process and Mexican and international law governing asylum.

  • Sep 9, 2021
  • 10:27 PM

A Chilean Awakening

Latino Rebels Radio: September 9, 2021

  • Sep 9, 2021
  • 10:05 PM

Congress Can Ignore Immigration Guidance From Senate Parliamentarian

“You don’t have to do what the Parliamentarian says,” a senior aide familiar with the Democrats’ budget reconciliation strategy told Latino Rebels on Wednesday. “It’s just practice to do so.”

  • Sep 9, 2021
  • 12:14 PM

Access to Abortion Is Mexico’s Example for Latin America (and Texas)

The most important Catholic country in Latin America is today a feminist reference.

  • Sep 8, 2021
  • 4:29 PM

Immigrant September 11 Cleanup Crews Seek Residency as a Reward

NEW YORK (AP) — Franklin Anchaua cleared thick layers of dust in offices, apartments and even in a chapel in lower Manhattan for weeks after the September 11 attacks.

  • Sep 8, 2021
  • 2:02 PM

The Magic of Lucha Libre in El Paso, Texas

A new “Lucha Libre: Stories From the Ring” exhibit opened in late August to the eager attendance of hundreds of El Pasoans.

  • Sep 7, 2021
  • 5:10 PM

Early Stumble as El Salvador Starts Bitcoin as Currency

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador became the first country to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender Tuesday, but the rollout stumbled in its first hours and President Nayib Bukele said the digital wallet used for transactions was not functioning.

  • Sep 7, 2021
  • 4:14 PM

Mexico Supreme Court Rules Abortion Not a Crime

The decision will immediately only affect the northern border state, but it establishes “obligatory criteria for all of the country’s judges,” compelling them to act the same way in similar cases, said court President Arturo Zaldívar.

  • Sep 7, 2021
  • 3:49 PM

Will Immigration Reform Be a ‘Pay-For’ in Democrats’ Budget Proposal?

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A pathway to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants hangs in the balance on Capitol Hill this week as congressional committees take the formal steps to advance the various components of Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation proposal.

  • Sep 7, 2021
  • 1:53 PM

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