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Sarasota’s Martin Hyde Apologizes for ‘Racially Insensitive’ Comments Towards Puerto Rican Junior Tennis Players

“If I got enough balls to tell people off and to be aggressive towards them, I have to face the reality that my behavior was wrong. It was racially insensitive. It was inappropriate,” Hyde said.

  • Dec 3, 2019
  • 10:22 PM

Rio Treaty Nations Move to Further Isolate Venezuela

BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — Representatives from over a dozen nations that are signatories to a Cold War-era defense treaty for the Americas moved Tuesday to further isolate close allies of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro with economic sanctions.

  • Dec 3, 2019
  • 6:23 PM

As Protests Against Local Governments Flare Up Across Paraguay, a 17-Year-Old Student Leads the Charge in One Town

In recent weeks, the town of Mayor Otaño in southeastern Paraguay has been the scene of a dramatic protest over alleged misuse of public funds by local authorities.

  • Dec 3, 2019
  • 4:35 PM

Students and Scholars Rally Behind Latina Professor Who Was Denied Tenure at Harvard

A letter already signed by over 2,000 people is demanding that the university reconsider.

  • Dec 3, 2019
  • 2:49 PM

Sarasota Politician Who Confronted Puerto Rican Junior Tennis Players Allegedly Had Previous Racist Incident

A new story published Tuesday by the Sarasota Herald-Tribune referred to a February police report.

  • Dec 3, 2019
  • 1:27 PM

Bolsonaro Faces Backlash After Trump Imposes Steel and Aluminum Tariffs on Brazil

REGIONAL: U.S. President Donald Trump announced yesterday that his administration will impose tariffs on steel and aluminum from Brazil and Argentina. Trump tweeted that “Brazil and Argentina have been presiding over a massive devaluation of their currencies,” before stating, “I will restore the Tariffs on all Steel & Aluminum that is shipped into the U.S. from those countries.” In […]

  • Dec 3, 2019
  • 1:16 PM

How the Gunfights in North Mexico That Left 23 Dead Unfolded

VILLA UNIÓN, Mexico (AP) — When dozens of pickup trucks crowded with armed men and mounted machine guns roared into Villa Unión, residents of the small town near the U.S. border began to realize they were the target of a military-style invasion. What followed were hours-long gunbattles between a cartel force estimated to number 70 to 150 men and state police that left 23 people dead. At least 50 homes and buildings were riddled with bullet holes.

  • Dec 3, 2019
  • 10:34 AM

Sheriff: 3 Guatemalan Christmas Tree Workers Killed in Crash

SALEM, Oregon (AP) — The men and youths from Guatemala had worked all week on one of the largest Christmas tree farms in the world, loading the fir trees onto trucks for shipment around the United States.

  • Dec 2, 2019
  • 8:59 PM

Colombia President Extends Olive Branch to Protesters

BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — The government of President Iván Duque extended an olive branch Monday to labor and student groups organizing recent protests in Colombia by offering to start separate talks on their demands.

  • Dec 2, 2019
  • 5:57 PM

Haitian Schools Reopen After Months of Unrest

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Protected by police patrols, thousands of Haitian children began to return to school Monday after months of violent unrest forced schools to shut around the country.

  • Dec 2, 2019
  • 5:46 PM

Mexican-American Singer Renee Goust Performs New Take on Her Feminist Single for Live From Latino USA (VIDEO)

For the latest Live From Latino USA, Mexican-American artist Renee Goust performed her feminist single “La Cumbia Feminazi.”

  • Dec 2, 2019
  • 5:43 PM

Why the Supreme Court’s DACA Decision Will Determine Whether People Like Me Matter

America must make amends with the past and recognize the progress of society.

  • Dec 2, 2019
  • 4:29 PM

AMLO Celebrates One Year in Office as Protesters Decry Homicide Rate

Recent polls show approval ratings for Mexico’s president are between 59 percent and 72 percent thus far.

  • Dec 2, 2019
  • 12:33 PM

Colombia: Being an Environmental Activist in Some Countries Is Much More Dangerous Than in Others

Here in the heavy industry heartland of Colombia, environmentalism has old roots and has endured through decades of violence and intimidation.

  • Dec 2, 2019
  • 9:12 AM

Trump to Tariff Steel and Aluminum From Argentina and Brazil

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday accused Argentina and Brazil of hurting American farmers through currency manipulation and said he’ll slap tariffs on their steel and aluminum imports to retaliate.

  • Dec 2, 2019
  • 8:52 AM

Mexico President Marks 1 Year in Office With Party, Protests

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Thousands of Mexicans packed into the capital’s central square Sunday to celebrate President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s first year in office, while thousands more marched down the city’s main avenue to protest violence and other ills in the country.

  • Dec 2, 2019
  • 8:39 AM

Scientists Race to Document Puerto Rico’s Coastal Heritage

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A group of U.S.-based scientists is rushing to document indigenous sites along Puerto Rico’s coast dating back a couple of thousand years before rising sea levels linked to climate change destroy a large chunk of the island’s heritage that is still being discovered.

  • Dec 2, 2019
  • 7:52 AM

The Latin Americans of Australia

Latino Rebels Radio: December 1, 2019.

  • Dec 1, 2019
  • 9:57 PM

Video Shows Man Berating Puerto Rican Junior Tennis Player at Private Florida Club for Speaking Spanish

“You told us to cut grass,” one boy said.
“So what,” the man said.

  • Nov 29, 2019
  • 3:48 PM

Report: US Lacked Technology to Track Separated Families

PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. government separated thousands of families despite knowing it lacked the technology to document and track their whereabouts, according to a report released Wednesday by an internal government watchdog.

  • Nov 27, 2019
  • 5:12 PM

A Look at the Creative Ways Feminists in Latin America Are Getting Their Message Across

From Chile to Dominican Republic, women used performance art —theatre, dance, song— to speak out against gender violence, sin pelos en la lengua.

  • Nov 27, 2019
  • 4:22 PM