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Laredo Residents Join Together Against Construction of Border Wall

Standing in front of a large banner that read “Stand with vets. Stop the Wall. Defend Laredo,” members of the No Border Wall Coalition were accompanied by Veterans United Against the Wall and the local chapter of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC).

  • Sep 14, 2020
  • 1:13 PM

Coronavirus Could Create a Lockdown Generation in Latin America If Governments Don’t Act

Latin America’s recovery from coronavirus will require significant change to the region’s labour markets.

  • Sep 14, 2020
  • 12:44 PM

The Oregon Fires

The latest episode of Latino Rebels Radio.

  • Sep 14, 2020
  • 11:11 AM

Biden Faces Worries That Latino Support Slipping in Florida

In America’s leading presidential battleground, there’s mounting anxiety among Democrats that the Biden campaign’s standing among Latinos is slipping, potentially giving President Donald Trump an opening in his reelection bid.

  • Sep 14, 2020
  • 10:31 AM

HRW: Bolivia Case Against Morales Is Politically Motivated

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Terrorism charges against former Bolivian President Evo Morales appear to be politically motivated and are part of a wider campaign by Bolivia’s interim government to use the justice system against political opponents, Human Rights Watch said Friday.

  • Sep 11, 2020
  • 5:46 PM

¡Pa’lante, Siempre Pa’lante! Remembering Scholar-Activist Miriam Jiménez Román

She was an influential pioneering architect of the Afro-Latinx Studies movement.

  • Sep 11, 2020
  • 4:35 PM

Latino USA and Black Public Media Present: Alzheimer’s In Color

In this intimate portrait, journalist Yvonne Latty takes us through her and her mother’s Alzheimer’s journey, and the value of memories in keeping those we love alive.

  • Sep 11, 2020
  • 2:28 PM

An Ethnic Studies Victory in California: ¡Sí Se Puede! (OPINION)

It’s imperative that students unlearn and debunk the Eurocentric master narrative that is taught in our universities/colleges and K-12 schools.

  • Sep 11, 2020
  • 1:31 PM

Poll Shows Biden With National Lead Over Trump Among Latino Voters

65 percent said they plan to vote for Biden as compared to 24 percent who support Trump.

  • Sep 11, 2020
  • 12:22 PM

Peru’s Indigenous Turn to Ancestral Remedies to Fight Virus

PUCALLPA, Peru (AP) — As COVID-19 spread quickly through Peru’s Amazon, the Indigenous Shipibo community decided to turn to the wisdom of their ancestors.

  • Sep 11, 2020
  • 11:25 AM

Mourners Gather to Bid Farewell to Murdered Mexican Reporter

TEZONAPA, Mexico (AP) — Mourners gathered Thursday at the wake of a newspaper reporter whose decapitated body was found a day earlier in an area of the Gulf coast state of Veracruz that has suffered months of organized crime violence.

  • Sep 10, 2020
  • 6:19 PM

Young Latinos Plan to Vote in Unprecedented Numbers, New Study by Telemundo and BuzzFeed Finds

The study shows that the influence of young Latino voters will impact the electoral college in key states like Arizona, California, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, and Texas.

  • Sep 10, 2020
  • 1:27 PM

Uproar in Colombia Over Police Custody Death Leaves 7 Dead

BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — A night of uproar in Colombia’s capital over the death of a man in police custody has left seven people dead, dozens injured and buildings vandalized.

  • Sep 10, 2020
  • 12:27 PM

As Congress Weighs a New Coronavirus Aid Bill, Will US Citizens From Mixed-Status Families Get Left Out Again?

U.S. citizens who have undocumented family members were barred from receiving stimulus checks earlier this year. They’re hoping that Congress doesn’t leave them out again.

  • Sep 10, 2020
  • 11:44 AM

In Chile, Life Goes on for Loved Ones After COVID-19

For many pandemic survivors and those who lost loved ones, like the 36-year-old Collantes, the tragedy lingers and their lives are never the same.

  • Sep 10, 2020
  • 11:03 AM

The Violent History of Latin America Is ALL About Promoting Whiteness (OPINION)

A common error that the Latin American diaspora makes of itself is centering the experiences of Latinidad to the nation they are in.

  • Sep 9, 2020
  • 6:30 PM

A Body Other Than My Own

We have labored to rationalize a world wherein skin color, gender, sexual identity, religion, place of birth, and physical ability are risk factors for suffering and death.

  • Sep 9, 2020
  • 4:04 PM

New Project to Probe Hurricane María Deaths in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — U.S. researchers who estimated that nearly 3,000 people died in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane María are now investigating deaths that might have been missed and could be linked to infrastructure damaged by the Category 4 storm, officials announced Wednesday.

  • Sep 9, 2020
  • 1:49 PM

Researchers Find Racial Disparities Across Court System

BOSTON (AP) — Black and Latino defendants in Massachusetts are more likely than white defendants to be locked up for drug and weapons offenses and get longer sentences than white people sent to prison for similar crimes, researchers at Harvard Law School said in a report released Wednesday.

  • Sep 9, 2020
  • 1:31 PM

Reports of the Republican Party’s Death Are Not Greatly Exaggerated (OPINION)

The party has cast aside many of its so-called traditional conservative values, such as federal debt reduction, smaller government, and its veneration for the U.S. Constitution.

  • Sep 9, 2020
  • 12:21 PM

The Rise of Latino Libertarians (OPINION)

What is new is the appearance of a slate of Hispanic candidates, officials, and activists in the Libertarian Party.

  • Sep 9, 2020
  • 11:18 AM

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