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Win for DACA Recipients Is a Win for the Country (OPINION)

Let us see what happens in November.

  • Jun 23, 2020
  • 4:08 PM

Trump Backpedals After Considering Meeting with Maduro

In the Sunday interview, Trump also made vague comments about his support for Juan Guaidó, whom the administration recognized as Venezuela’s interim president last year.

  • Jun 23, 2020
  • 2:57 PM

Theodore Roosevelt’s Legacy of Imperial Adventurism and Colonialism

He was an ardent believer of the racial tenets of the moment and in particular, that “civilized nations” should act as protectors of “barbarous” ones.

  • Jun 23, 2020
  • 12:34 PM

6 Guatemalans Deported From US Test Positive for COVID-19

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — At least six Guatemalans deported from the United States on June 9 tested positive for COVID-19, according to an official in Guatemala’s Health Ministry.

  • Jun 23, 2020
  • 11:12 AM

Puerto Rican Legislator Utters N-Word During Floor Speech on Resolution Praising Former Talk Show Host Who Also Uttered N-Word

During Monday’s legislative session on the floor Puerto Rico’s House of Representatives —and in the midst of a global movement for Black Lives— a Puerto Rican legislature uttered the N-word, in defense of a former talk show host who lost his job for uttering the N-word last week on air.

  • Jun 22, 2020
  • 10:41 PM

Protests Follow Police Killing of Andrés Guardado in L.A. County

Guardado was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the LA County Sheriff’s department’s statement on the matter. The incident is now under investigation.

  • Jun 22, 2020
  • 5:43 PM

Sources: Venezuela Wooed Texas Republican to Ease Sanctions

MIAMI (AP) — Venezuela’s socialist government tried to recruit then-Congressman Pete Sessions to broker a meeting with the CEO of Exxon Mobil at the same time it was secretly paying a close former House colleague $50 million to keep U.S. sanctions at bay, The Associated Press has learned.

  • Jun 22, 2020
  • 4:02 PM

New Mexico’s Hispanic Families See Personal Connections to the Pain of the Black Community Due to Similar Experiences With Police Brutality

Nearly all (89%) respondents agree with the statement that they “understand the pain and frustration that the Black community feels right now with law enforcement because Latinos face similar experiences with law enforcement.”

  • Jun 22, 2020
  • 3:38 PM

Brazil Becomes 2nd Country to Reach 1 Million Coronavirus Cases

Experts say the actual number could be seven times higher.

  • Jun 22, 2020
  • 2:26 PM

Her Name Was Sandy Guardiola

Sandy Guardiola was killed in her home on October 4, 2017 by a Canandaigua (NY) police officer. She was a mother who proudly identified as a Black Puerto Rican woman.

  • Jun 22, 2020
  • 12:25 PM

Chileans Mass Produce Caskets to Deal With COVID Onslaught

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Nicolás Bergerie’s family has been making coffins for four generations, with barely any alteration. But when he saw the coronavirus ravaging Europe, he decided to roll out a new product.

  • Jun 22, 2020
  • 9:28 AM

More Than a Week After ‘La Comay’ Mocks Black Puerto Rican Woman With Racist Segment, SBS and MEGA TV Cannot Take Questions Right Now

“SBS or Mega TV does not have a statement to share at this time, since it is being discussed with our legal team. Once we have the official statement I’ll respond to your email immediately,” Vladimir Gómez, VP of Corporate Communications & SBS Talent Relations for Miami-based SBS, wrote to Latino Rebels on Friday.

  • Jun 21, 2020
  • 4:14 PM

Statues Toppled Throughout US in Protests Against Racism

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Protesters tore down more statues across the United States, expanding the razing in a San Francisco park to the writer of America’s national anthem and the general who won the country’s Civil War that ended widespread slavery.

  • Jun 21, 2020
  • 1:51 PM

Mexico Virus Cases, Deaths Continue High, Reopening Remote

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The planned next stage of reopening of businesses in Mexico appeared to be put off once again Friday, as new confirmed cases and deaths continued at near-record levels.

  • Jun 20, 2020
  • 7:04 PM

Yulín Cruz on China COVID-19 Joke: ‘If I Hurt Anybody by That, I Apologize’

“It was said without wanting to harm anybody but one needs to say that it can be offensive. If I hurt anybody by that, I apologize. My track record is clear,” Yulín Cruz told David Begnaud of CBS News.

  • Jun 20, 2020
  • 6:11 PM

Vulnerable US Latino Communities Hard Hit by COVID-19

As the coronavirus spreads deeper across America, it’s ravaging through Latino communities from the suburbs of the nation’s capital to the farm fields of Florida to the sprawling suburbs of Phoenix and countless areas in between.

  • Jun 19, 2020
  • 4:16 PM

Letter From Former Puerto Rico Senator Says Election Fraud Would Occur in Florida If PR Voting Bill Becomes Law

The letter was also sent to several members of Congress, the National Association of Secretaries of State and the head of the Federal Election Commission.

  • Jun 19, 2020
  • 3:43 PM

Latino USA Presents: Resistance And Loss In The Age Of COVID-19 With Edwidge Danticat

In conversation with Maria Hinojosa, Edwidge Danticat reached back to several cases of police violence against Black men and women in New York City in the ’80s and ’90s, cases that echo the current moment.

  • Jun 19, 2020
  • 2:44 PM

Following Supreme Court Rules in Favor of DACA, Advocates Reflect on What the Decision Means

The measure affects more than 700,000 DACA recipients, also known as DREAMers.

  • Jun 19, 2020
  • 2:18 PM

Video Resurfaces of Puerto Rican TV Host Saying the N-Word on WAPA-TV Show

Latino Rebels has contacted both WAPA-TV and “Lo sé todo” about the clip in question. As of this posting, nobody from the network or the show has returned messages for comments. 

  • Jun 19, 2020
  • 12:47 PM

Mexico Posts Record 5,662 New Coronavirus Cases in One Day

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico posted another record one-day increase in confirmed coronavirus cases, with 5,662, while 667 more deaths were reported Thursday.

  • Jun 19, 2020
  • 8:53 AM

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