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Former Guatemalan Prosecutor Granted US Asylum

Thelma Aldana pursued prominent anti-corruption cases as prosecutor.

  • Feb 26, 2020
  • 10:46 AM

Caucusing for Bernie in Bougieland (OPINION)

This IS a movement. I was right.

  • Feb 26, 2020
  • 10:27 AM

US Official: Disaster Recovery Pace in Puerto Rico Sped Up

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The newly appointed U.S. official charged with overseeing disaster recovery in Puerto Rico said Tuesday that while the pace of federally funded projects to help hurricane and earthquake victims has quickened, he’s worried about long term efforts.

  • Feb 26, 2020
  • 8:46 AM

After No Mention of Immigration in Tonight’s Debate, RAICES Action Demands an Immigration Policy Debate

It is a shame that immigration was, once again, not debated tonight.

  • Feb 25, 2020
  • 11:01 PM

Sanders Faces Attacks in Democrats’ Debate-Stage Clash

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Democrats unleashed a roaring assault against Bernie Sanders’ electability and seized on Mike Bloomberg’s past with women in the workplace in a raucous debate Tuesday night that tested the strength of the two men leading their party’s presidential nomination fight.

  • Feb 25, 2020
  • 10:55 PM

How Dominicans Are Protesting Across the Globe

From New York City to Prague, here’s how Dominicans are taking a stand.

  • Feb 25, 2020
  • 5:55 PM

As a Young Cuban-American, I’m Defending Bernie Sanders (OPINION)

These disingenuous attacks against Bernie Sanders have been deeply offensive and hurtful, as I see these political hacks using my grandfather’s suffering and that of other political prisoners to advance their cynical political agenda. 

  • Feb 25, 2020
  • 3:50 PM

Puerto Rico Governor Believes Fatal Shooting Is Hate Crime

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The recent killing of a person believed to be a transgender woman that has shocked and angered many in Puerto Rico is likely a hate crime, Gov. Wanda Vázquez said Tuesday.

  • Feb 25, 2020
  • 2:39 PM

SCOTUS Closes Courthouse Door on Slain Mexican Teen’s Family

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Tuesday to close the courthouse door on the parents of a Mexican teenager who was shot dead over the border by an American agent.

  • Feb 25, 2020
  • 2:03 PM

Chilean President Calls for ‘Stability’ After Weekend Protests

His statements followed a weekend of protests where a confrontation between police and at least 150 protestors happened outside the Viña del Mar music festival.

  • Feb 25, 2020
  • 2:00 PM

Generational Split Among SC Black Voters Could Hurt Biden

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — For James Felder, the question of which presidential candidate to support in the South Carolina primary has never been terribly complicated. The 80-year-old civil rights activist has always backed Joe Biden, appreciative of the eight years he spent as the No. 2 to the first black president.

  • Feb 25, 2020
  • 11:10 AM

The Mike Bloomberg We Remember: New Yorkers of Color Pen Open Letter to Super Tuesday Voters

“We could write books that would fill libraries about the harm that Bloomberg caused New Yorkers—harm that has lasting effects to today,” the signers said.

  • Feb 25, 2020
  • 10:20 AM

Dominicans in Tampa Join Protest Against Canceled Elections

“This is a message from all the Dominicans in the Tampa Bay area who feel outraged and tired of the government over there that has stolen everything,” David Aquino said in Spanish.

  • Feb 25, 2020
  • 10:05 AM

PRESENTE.ORG and #DIGNIDADLITERARIA Urge NY Gov Cuomo to Investigate Systematic Discrimination in Hiring and Book Publishing

Following nationwide call to action in the wake of AMERICAN DIRT, published by Macmillan/Flatiron, activists denounce the “Big Five” for publishing only 300 Latino books out of 300,000 published each year.

  • Feb 25, 2020
  • 9:28 AM

Democrats Unload on Sanders in Likely Debate Preview

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Bernie Sanders is facing the greatest test of his presidential campaign as his Democratic rivals prepare to launch a series of attacks on the Vermont senator during what could be a pivotal debate on the eve of the South Carolina primary.

  • Feb 25, 2020
  • 8:10 AM

Ex-Guatemala Prosecutor Granted Asylum in US

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala’s former chief prosecutor said Monday she has been granted asylum in the United States, in the face of charges filed in her home country that she claims are retaliation for her anti-corruption campaign.

  • Feb 24, 2020
  • 9:41 PM

UN Study: 1 of Every 3 Venezuelans Is Facing Hunger

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — One of every three people in Venezuela is struggling to put enough food on the table to meet minimum nutrition requirements as the nation’s severe economic contraction and political upheaval persists, according to a study published Sunday by the U.N. World Food Program.

  • Feb 24, 2020
  • 7:06 PM

Live From Latino USA: Yasser Tejeda & Palotré

The band visited the Latino USA office to play “Nuestras Raíces” and “Amor Arrayano.”

  • Feb 24, 2020
  • 5:18 PM

Now That Sanders Crushed the Nevada Latino Vote, What About Future States?

What the next series of states means for the Democratic front-runner and Latinos.

  • Feb 24, 2020
  • 3:45 PM

NALEO: Nearly 4 Million Latino Voters in California Expected to Cast Ballots in 2020 Election

Latino voters expected to play a critical role in the outcome of the California Democratic Primary.

  • Feb 24, 2020
  • 1:11 PM

Police Officers and Military Exchange Gunfire in Haiti

Police officers protesting pay and working conditions disrupted the first day of Haiti’s Carnival.

  • Feb 24, 2020
  • 12:13 PM