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Puerto Rico Governor Rejects Calls to Resign Amid Scandal

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s Gov. Ricardo Rosselló says he will not step down over a group chat scandal that has rocked his administration.

  • Jul 14, 2019
  • 1:36 PM

Venezuelan Authorities Arrest 2 Guaidó Security Guards

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan authorities have detained two members of opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s security team, keeping pressure on their U.S.-backed adversary even as the two sides hold talks aimed at finding a solution to the country’s political standoff.

  • Jul 14, 2019
  • 10:52 AM

Top Puerto Rican Officials Resign Over Profanity-Laced Chat

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced Saturday that his chief financial officer and secretary of state will step down following their participation in a private chat that used profanities to describe an ex-New York City official and a federal control board overseeing the island’s finances.

  • Jul 13, 2019
  • 7:06 PM

From the ‘Otro Lado’ of the Border

We did two Latino Rebels Radio podcasts on a Saturday. Here is the second one.

  • Jul 13, 2019
  • 4:57 PM

Movimiento Cosecha’s Statement in Response to Presidential Candidate Biden’s Comments on Apology for 3 Million Deportations

This happened at the 2020 presidential candidate’s first campaign event in New Hampshire this week.

  • Jul 13, 2019
  • 2:45 PM

Ricardo Rosselló’s Worst Political Week Ever (So Far)

Latino Rebels Radio: July 13, 2019

  • Jul 13, 2019
  • 12:21 PM

Guatemala Seen as Ill-Prepared to Absorb US-Bound Refugees

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A potential agreement with Washington to turn Guatemala into a “safe third country” for asylum seekers has the Guatemalan opposition up in arms and experts scratching their heads.

  • Jul 13, 2019
  • 11:10 AM

Las 889 páginas de Telegram entre Rosselló Nevares y sus allegados

SAN JUAN – El gobernador de Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló Nevares y sus más cercanos colaboradores, sus “brothers” según los llama, realizaron trabajo político partidista en horas laborables y utilizando recursos públicos desde un chat de Telegram, donde el grupo orquestaba cómo manejar la narrativa política a través de las redes sociales y medios de comunicación del país.

  • Jul 13, 2019
  • 10:25 AM

Pence Tour of Migrant Center Shows Men Crowded in Cages

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence toured two detention facilities on the Texas border Friday, including a Border Patrol station where hundreds of men were crowded in sweltering cages without cots.

  • Jul 13, 2019
  • 9:45 AM

Dems, GOP Trade Blame Over Migrant Conditions at Border

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats who’ve visited the southern border accused President Donald Trump of cruelty on Friday while Republicans said Democrats were playing politics but doing little to help as the parties clashed at a House hearing over who’s to blame for squalid conditions facing migrants detained entering the U.S.

  • Jul 12, 2019
  • 1:55 PM

Uber: Ongoing Battle for Buenos Aires Is Testing Argentina’s Fragile Democracy

The legal tug-of-war resulting from Uber’s strategy is testing the strength of Argentina’s governance structures.

  • Jul 12, 2019
  • 1:26 PM

ICE Plans Migrant Raids in 10 U.S. Cities Starting Sunday

The raids are expected to potentially target around 2,000 undocumented immigrants who “have been ordered to be deported.”

  • Jul 12, 2019
  • 11:25 AM

Puerto Rico Governor Apologizes for Private Chat That Drew Ire

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s governor apologized late Thursday for profanity-laced comments he made in a private chat to describe a former New York City female government official and a federal control board overseeing the island’s finances.

  • Jul 12, 2019
  • 9:57 AM

Spanish-Language Reporter Released From Immigration Custody

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Spanish-language reporter who has been facing deportation since his arrest 15 months ago while covering an immigration protest in Tennessee was released Thursday from custody as his case proceeds.

  • Jul 11, 2019
  • 6:52 PM

US Poised to Begin Immigration Enforcement Operation

CHICAGO (AP) — A nationwide immigration enforcement operation targeting people who are in the United States illegally is expected to begin this weekend after it was postponed last month by President Donald Trump, according to two administration officials and immigrant activists.

  • Jul 11, 2019
  • 2:09 PM

#TelegramGate Continues: New Leaks Expose Sexist Language From Puerto Rico Governor Rosselló

One of the most disturbing findings is the use of strong sexist language against former New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Natalie Jaresko, executive director of the Financial Oversight Board.

  • Jul 11, 2019
  • 11:21 AM

Corruption Case Hits Former Education Secretary, 5 Others in Puerto Rico

Prosecutors say that former Education Secretary (DE) Julia Keleher spent $13 million in securing illicit contracts.

  • Jul 11, 2019
  • 11:00 AM

Mexico Questions Louis Vuitton Over Possible Appropriation

NEW YORK (AP) — The French fashion house Louis Vuitton said Wednesday that it is in contact with Mexican artisans after the Mexican government criticized a new chair line over possible cultural appropriation, the second dispute of its kind in as many months between the country and the world of fashion.

  • Jul 11, 2019
  • 10:30 AM

Mexican President López Obrador Has a Woman Problem (OPINION)

AMLO’s administration has not made women’s rights a priority. Instead, it has been rolling back some the few federal policies designed to protect and empower Mexican women.

  • Jul 11, 2019
  • 9:51 AM

Asylum-Seeker Talks About Daughter’s Death After US Custody

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Guatemalan mother seeking asylum told a House panel Wednesday that she came to the United States seeking safety, but instead watched her infant daughter die slowly and painfully after the baby received shoddy medical care while they were in immigration custody.

  • Jul 11, 2019
  • 7:47 AM