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Biden Toughens Border, Offers Legal Path for 30,000 a Month

President Joe Biden said Thursday the U.S. would immediately begin turning away Cubans, Haitians, and Nicaraguans who cross the border from Mexico illegally. Instead, the U.S. will accept 30,000 people per month from those countries and Venezuela for two years as long as they come legally, have eligible sponsors, and pass background checks.

  • Jan 5, 2023
  • 2:42 PM

Remembering the Late Pablo Milanés (OPINION)

“Poet. Maestro. Cuba’s defiant son. Pablo Milanés was all these things and more. He was also the soundtrack of my youth,” writes Puerto Rican journalist Susanne Ramires de Arellano.

  • Jan 5, 2023
  • 2:01 PM

Biden to Make First Visit to US-Mexico Border

President Joe Biden intends to visit the U.S.-Mexico border —his first trip there since taking office— in connection with his meeting next week in Mexico City with the leaders of Mexico and Canada.

  • Jan 5, 2023
  • 10:30 AM

How Two Women in Bolivia Gave Birth to Microfinance in Latin America (OPINION)

According to the Latin America Development Bank, only 49 percent of women in the region have a bank account. Even though Latin American women own half of the region’s small businesses, 70 percent of them have no access to financing at all.

  • Jan 4, 2023
  • 4:22 PM

Recent Threats of School Shooting in Puerto Rico Part of Worrying Trend in Latin America

As a colony of the United States, Puerto Rico has inherited a lot of cultural artifacts from the American nation, such as fast food, car-centric city design, and Santa Claus. But the latest import is far darker than the others: the threat of school shootings.

  • Jan 4, 2023
  • 1:11 PM

Pelé Buried in Brazilian City He Made Famous

Brazil said a final farewell to Pelé on Tuesday, burying the legend who unified the bitterly divided country. Newly inaugurated President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva paid his respects at Vila Belmiro, the stadium where Pelé played for most of his career.

  • Jan 4, 2023
  • 10:07 AM

Lula Assumes Presidency in Brazil as Bolsonaro Hides in Florida, Supporters Grow More Violent (OPINION)

Against the backdrop of increasingly violent protests by supporters of former President Jair Bolsonaro, who has fled to Florida in hopes of escaping prosecution in Brazil, Sunday saw the formerly jailed Lula da Silva of the Workers’ Party resume the presidency.

  • Jan 3, 2023
  • 2:18 PM

Mexico’s Supreme Court Elects 1st Female Chief Justice

Mexico’s Supreme Court elected the first female chief justice in its history Monday. Justice Norma Lucía Piña was sworn in for her four-year term at the head of the 11-member court, pledging to maintain the independence of the country’s highest court.

  • Jan 3, 2023
  • 10:21 AM

Waj Invades America: Episode 2 With Christina Greer

For this second episode of #WajInvadesAmerica, host Wajahat Ali gives advice to some of his social media followers and then welcomes Fordham University Associate Professor of Political Science Christina Greer to discuss white supremacy’s foundational roots.

  • Dec 30, 2022
  • 10:53 AM

Anti-Black Latino Bias

While Futuro Media remains on holiday break, Latino Rebels Radio producer Oscar Fernández steps in once again for another episode of the Latino Media Collective. Oscar spends the hour with Professor Tanya Katerí Hernández to discuss her recent book, “Racial Innocence: Unmasking Latino Anti-Black Bias and the Struggle for Equality,” and the inconvenient truth of […]

  • Dec 30, 2022
  • 10:21 AM

The Top 10 Latino TV Shows of 2022 (REVIEW)

TV and film critic Cristina Escobar reviews her top 10 Latino TV shows of 2022.

  • Dec 29, 2022
  • 2:59 PM

Waj Invades America: Episode 1 With Maria Hinojosa

For this debut episode of #WajInvadesAmerica, host Wajahat Ali presents the latest in the world of white journalism and then welcomes Pulitzer winner Maria Hinojosa of Futuro Media to talk about #immigration narratives.

  • Dec 28, 2022
  • 1:26 PM

Bago Briefs: KETO

In this episode of #BagoBriefs, Juan tries to introduce keto to the good people of Washington Heights. To prepare himself, he goes to his fake expert best friend for some advice. He later cooks a special keto meal for his two neighbors as an experiment to see how older Latinos would react.

  • Dec 24, 2022
  • 1:01 PM

Bago Briefs: CRYSTALS

In this episode of #BagoBriefs, Juan wants to see what the good people in Washington Heights think about crystals. He goes to his friend and fake expert Jaime Fernandez to find ways to make crystals more popular. After getting some advice on marketing, Juan and Neocepio start preaching the Word of Crystals to the masses.

  • Dec 23, 2022
  • 3:01 PM

Undocumented & LGBTQ: Julio Salgado

In this episode, Oscar welcomes visual artist and longtime friend of Latino Rebels, Julio Salgado, in another installment of the LMC’s “Undocumented and LGBTQ” series.

  • Dec 22, 2022
  • 4:12 PM

Bago Briefs: METAVERSE

In this episode of #BagoBriefs, Juan explores the metaverse. First, he speaks to his friend and fake expert Jaime Fernandez for advice and then creates his own VR called “Mete Mano” with his neighbor Vilma. Then, he heads to the streets of Washington Heights to see if there is any interest at all.

  • Dec 22, 2022
  • 3:02 PM

Bago Briefs: YOGA

In this episode of #BagoBriefs, Juan wants to show how yoga can be beneficial to Latinos. He first goes to his best friend’s house to get some pointers, and before hitting the streets, Juan and Neocepio try to start their own street yoga class.

  • Dec 21, 2022
  • 3:01 PM

Bago Briefs: CRYPTO

In this episode of #BagoBriefs, Juan tries to introduce cryptocurrency to Washington Heights. He visits his friend and fake expert Jaime Fernandez for some tips, then comes up with a way to market crypto by inviting his next-door neighbor over to show how it works.

  • Dec 20, 2022
  • 3:07 PM

Bago Briefs: CBD

In this episode of #BagoBriefs, Juan tries to find ways to make CBD more acceptable. He visits his friend and unofficial expert Jaime Fernandez for some advice. After meeting with Jaime, Juan and his friend Neocepio try to sell CBD Vapor to gauge the community’s interest. Finally, after getting a ticket, Juan heads to Washington Heights to test out some products and find out if CBD is acceptable.

  • Dec 19, 2022
  • 3:19 PM

Latino Rebels Announces Two New Versions of Late-Night Projects: BAGO BRIEFS and WAJ INVADES AMERICA

Digital media outlet Latino Rebels announced on Monday the online premiere of two new versions of late-night projects it is developing with support from WarnerMedia/150.

  • Dec 19, 2022
  • 2:51 PM

World Cup 2022: Messi, Argentina Reach Fútbol Greatness

Lionel says he wants to keep playing for the Argentinian team, so maybe we’ll see him in another World cup. But for now, the Messi-Ronaldo debate has ended for many, and Argentina has won their first World Cup in 36 years, their third all-time—and one that will resonate in the proud fútbol nation forever.

  • Dec 19, 2022
  • 12:35 PM

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