Latest News

Salvadoran Woman Accused of Abortion Faces Retrial

CIUDAD DELGADO, El Salvador (AP) — A young woman charged with homicide in El Salvador after delivering a baby into a toilet faced trial a second time Thursday.

  • Aug 15, 2019
  • 6:37 PM

Why Trump Fears Women of Color (OPINION)

It’s important to note that the outcome of the 2020 election will likely depend upon the efforts of independent groups led by women of colo

  • Aug 15, 2019
  • 4:34 PM

Jewish Groups Condemn Attack on ICE Protesters in Rhode Island

“We are appalled by this brutal act committed against Jewish, Latinx, and immigrant justice protesters courageously taking nonviolent action to resist the violence that ICE inflicts on immigrant communities every day.”

  • Aug 15, 2019
  • 3:33 PM

The Dam That (Almost) Brought Down Paraguay’s President

The past two weeks have brought Paraguayans a political earthquake and a crowd of new household names, all connected to a bilateral energy deal signed with Brazil in May and kept under wraps until late July.

  • Aug 15, 2019
  • 2:57 PM

Argentina’s Economic Volatility Forces Macri to Decree Targeted Tax Relief

Macri announced the new set of measures during a televised statement, where he said that “over 17 million workers and their families” will be benefited.

  • Aug 15, 2019
  • 1:56 PM

Less Than Two Weeks After El Paso Massacre, Fox Nation Host Compares Undocumented Immigrants to Nazis

Via a Wednesday tweet by Jason Campbell of Media Matters, here is a clip of of what Fox Nation host Todd Starnes said. Mind you, these comments happened less than two weeks after the El Paso Massacre. And then we wonder HOW could a domestic terrorist be inspired to drive hours to murder people in […]

  • Aug 15, 2019
  • 11:25 AM

Texas-Sized Opportunities, Part 1

Clearly, under-mobilized Texas Latinos wield significant power to tip House races.

  • Aug 15, 2019
  • 11:07 AM

New Puerto Rico Governor Finally Overcoming Challenges

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s new governor finally appeared to be overcoming some of the challenges to her authority on Wednesday following weeks of political turmoil on the U.S. territory, with key members of the majority New Progressive Party expressing support.

  • Aug 14, 2019
  • 3:37 PM

The Breakdown: The Legacy Of ‘Dora The Explorer’ (A Latino USA Podcast)

A deep dive into a modern-day pop culture phenomenon.

  • Aug 14, 2019
  • 3:01 PM

Chastened Argentine Leader Offers Help for Workers, the Poor

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A walloping at the polls led President Mauricio Macri to decree temporary economic relief for poor and working-class Argentines on Wednesday, with measures that include an increased minimum wage, reduced payroll taxes, a bonus for informal workers and a freeze in gasoline prices.

  • Aug 14, 2019
  • 1:47 PM

Mexican Women Decry Abuse by Police in the Wake of Rape Allegations

More demonstrations are expected throughout the week in the capital.

  • Aug 14, 2019
  • 11:50 AM

Trump Official: Statue of Liberty Poem Is About Europeans

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top Trump administration official says that the famous inscription on the Statue of Liberty welcoming immigrants into the country is about “people coming from Europe” and that America is looking to receive migrants “who can stand on their own two feet.”

  • Aug 14, 2019
  • 8:29 AM

#ElPasoFirme: Renowned Artists Residente and La Santa Cecilia to Join El Paso Communities for Sept 7 Action Against White Supremacy

A march and day of cultural resistance is planned by El Paso and civil rights organizations.  

  • Aug 14, 2019
  • 6:33 AM

President-Elect Says Guatemala Can’t Do Migrant Deal With US

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A Guatemalan immigration agreement signed with the Trump administration won’t work because the Central American nation does not have the resources, the country’s new president-elect says.

  • Aug 14, 2019
  • 5:11 AM

Don’t Blame Lax Gun Laws or Mental Illness for Mass Shootings: The Real Culprit Resides Beneath

Inequality is both a form of violence in itself and a mechanism for ensuring future violence.

  • Aug 13, 2019
  • 5:53 PM

President of Honduras Says He Faces No US Criminal Charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández assured on Tuesday he faces no criminal charges in the United States and said recent allegations by U.S. federal prosecutors were based on drug traffickers trying to take revenge against him.

  • Aug 13, 2019
  • 5:21 PM

Progressive Activists Urge Democratic Presidential Candidates to Return Donations by Hedge Funds and Wall Street Firms Profiting From Puerto Rico’s Crisis

“We are deeply concerned about how your hedge fund donors and corporate donors have exploited Puerto Rico’s pain for profit and worsened its economic crisis.”

  • Aug 13, 2019
  • 2:51 PM

Guatemalans Worry About Graft After Giammattei Wins Election

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Few took to Guatemala’s streets to celebrate Monday after Alejandro Giammattei overwhelmingly won election as the country’s next president, with some questioning how he would tackle the corruption, violence and insufficient economic opportunity that has driven tens of thousands to flee the Central American nation.

  • Aug 13, 2019
  • 10:52 AM

New Trump Rule Aims to Limit Legal Immigration

Ken Cuccinelli, acting director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), said the rule would focus on legal immigrants “who are self-sufficient.”

  • Aug 13, 2019
  • 10:43 AM

Turmoil Calms as Puerto Rico Governor Turns to Policy

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s political turmoil seemed to be at least temporarily easing on Monday with attention shifting from protests to policy following the replacement governor’s move to suspend a hurricane recovery contract.

  • Aug 13, 2019
  • 9:02 AM