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New Caravan of Honduran Migrants Makes First Border Crossing

About 500 people, including dozens of children, lined up to show their documents to a first line of unarmed security personnel at the Agua Caliente border crossing Tuesday night.

  • Jan 16, 2019
  • 8:15 am

Surviving R. Kelly in the Me Too Era (PODCAST)

A deep conversation about a decades-long story.

  • Jan 16, 2019
  • 8:00 am

How Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Policies Separate Families in Puerto Rico

Roundups of undocumented immigrants in Puerto Rico have been on the rise, according to immigration attorneys, as the federal government’s lack of transparency keeps Puerto Ricans in the dark about the number of people affected.

  • Jan 16, 2019
  • 7:46 am

The Killers ‘Land of the Free’ Song Highlights Border Humanitarian Crisis With the Help of Spike Lee

“Down at the border, they’re gonna put up a wall.”

  • Jan 15, 2019
  • 10:00 pm

Fighting Sexism en la Cocina

I began to have very real realizations that this thing I had rejected was suddenly the thing that was going to keep me nourished and healthy

  • Jan 15, 2019
  • 5:17 pm

After Countless Protests Against Gender Violence in Puerto Rico, Rosselló Finally Met with Local Feminists

The organization Colectiva Feminista en Construcción has been working tirelessly to bring attention to the issue of violence against women in Puerto Rico

  • Jan 15, 2019
  • 3:50 pm

VIDEO: A Teacher at Los Angeles Public School Tells Us Why He’s Joining the Strike

He says that when he was a student 15 years ago, classroom sizes were much smaller.

  • Jan 15, 2019
  • 3:00 pm

NAHJ Responds to ‘Border Crossing’ NYT Podcast by The Daily 

“Proper journalism gives subjects a voice, rather than reducing the voice of an entire minority to the that of an American man with a microphone and background noises of splashing water,” said Hugo Balta.

  • Jan 15, 2019
  • 2:12 pm

Chilean Bishops Meet With Pope Francis to Discuss Abuse Crisis

Since his trip to Chile last year, the Vatican and the Chilean Church have taken steps to ameliorate the scandal.

  • Jan 15, 2019
  • 11:40 am

Hedge Clippers Statement: ‘The Fiscal Control Board Finally Agrees That the Debt Is Illegal’

It has the power to stop this abuse by allowing a citizen and democratic audit of all the debt.

  • Jan 15, 2019
  • 10:31 am

Board Seeks to Invalidate $6B Worth of Puerto Rico’s Debt

It said late Monday the debt includes all general obligation bonds that were issued in 2012 and 2014 in “clear violation” of debt limits established by the island’s Constitution.

  • Jan 15, 2019
  • 10:20 am

Trump’s Cuba Policy Hurts Private Sector, New Figures Say

It has had a devastating effect on owners and employees of the country’s 24,185 private bed-and-breakfasts and 2,170 private restaurants known as paladares.

  • Jan 15, 2019
  • 10:11 am

How Julián Castro Must Change to Be a Viable Presidential Candidate (OPINION)

Look, I like me some 60s rock and have belted out The Byrd’s “Turn, Turn, Turn” with my kids in the car. And we’ve ridden around bouncing to Selena’s cumbias. But hearing that 60s classic and “Baila esta cumbia” as Julián Castro’s entrance and exit themes on Saturday seemed… soooooo… awkward. Before you start, I […]

  • Jan 14, 2019
  • 8:05 pm

Witnesses: Men in Police Garb Massacred Civilians in Haiti

Some residents and local rights groups say the killers were gang members working with corrupt police to seize territory in the La Saline gang war.

  • Jan 14, 2019
  • 7:21 pm

The Strike Is On! Updates from the L.A. Teachers Strike

It began officially at 7am local time on Monday, January 14. Rain and tacos greeted picketers.

  • Jan 14, 2019
  • 4:06 pm

Julián Castro and the Democrats’ Catastrophic Accent (and Immigration) Problem

Candidates like the former San Antonio mayor will need to exercise greater moral and political clarity.

  • Jan 14, 2019
  • 1:36 pm

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Arrested Amid Standoff With Maduro

Venezuela’s National Assembly president Juan Guaidó, accompanied by his wife Fabiana Rosales gestures before a crowd of opposition supporters during an open meeting in Caraballeda, Vargas State, Venezuela, on January 13, 2019. (Photo by Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Jan 14, 2019
  • 1:18 pm

Chilean Bishops Meet Francis Year After Disastrous Pope Trip

Last year, Francis defended a bishop accused of covering for a notorious sexual predator in Chile.

  • Jan 14, 2019
  • 11:21 am

Why Did NYTimes’ THE DAILY Podcast Feel Like It Had to Record a Manufactured Border Swim?

Swimming across the Río Grande and broadcasting it? This is just exploitative and wrong.

  • Jan 14, 2019
  • 9:38 am

Steve Treviño, a 21st Century Mexican American Comic

Latino Rebels Radio: January 13, 2019

  • Jan 13, 2019
  • 7:43 pm

To Ovations, Hamilton’s Star Reprises Role in Puerto Rico

The audience giggled, hooted, clapped and tapped their feet throughout Friday’s night’s performance.

  • Jan 13, 2019
  • 2:57 pm