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Bolivia’s President Resigns Amid Election Fraud Allegations

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivian President Evo Morales announced his resignation Sunday under mounting pressure from the military and the public after his re-election victory triggered weeks of fraud allegations and deadly protests.

  • Nov 10, 2019
  • 4:46 PM

Under Pressure, Bolivian President Calls for New Election

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Buckling under mounting pressure, Bolivian President Evo Morales on Sunday called for a new election after his claim to have won a fourth term triggered suspicions of fraud and set off deadly protests.

  • Nov 10, 2019
  • 2:09 PM

The Overwhelming Brownness of Julián Castro and Me

Brownness is a complex concept and just like the concept, so are Brown people.

  • Nov 9, 2019
  • 11:29 AM

Brazilian Ex-President Released From Imprisonment

CURITIBA, Brazil (AP) — Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva walked out of jail on Friday, less than a day after the Supreme Court ruled that a person can be imprisoned only after all the appeals have been exhausted.

  • Nov 8, 2019
  • 5:16 PM

Venezuelans Charting Escape Selling Off Past at Flea Markets

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Having decided it’s time to abandon her crisis-torn homeland, Yenika Calderon spreads out her worldly possessions in the middle of a flea market in Venezuela’s capital, hoping to pocket enough money to give her young family a fresh start far away in Spain.

  • Nov 8, 2019
  • 4:01 PM

10 Killed in Ciudad Juárez After Prison Raid Plan Foiled

Authorities did not provide details of the murders.

  • Nov 8, 2019
  • 12:23 PM

AP Explains: Why Is Evo Morales Facing Protests in Bolivia?

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivia is being wracked by its biggest protests in decades following a disputed October 20 election in which President Evo Morales declared himself the outright winner of a fourth consecutive term, avoiding the need for a runoff vote against his top rival.

  • Nov 8, 2019
  • 12:13 PM

Brazil’s Ex-President Could Be Freed After Top Court Ruling

SÃO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s Supreme Court delivered a ruling that could release almost 5,000 inmates still appealing their convictions, including former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and other powerful figures jailed in a sprawling corruption investigation.

  • Nov 8, 2019
  • 8:38 AM

Will Trump Be for the US What Pete Wilson Was for California 25 Years Ago?

“America is having its own 187 moment,” said Manuel Pastor, Director of the USC Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration (CSII).

  • Nov 8, 2019
  • 7:58 AM

National Telemundo Poll Says 25% of US Latinos Would Vote for Trump in 2020

The Midwest (32%) saw the most support for Trump, while the Pacific region saw the least (19%).

  • Nov 7, 2019
  • 6:08 PM

Peru Dissolves Its Congress, Setting up a Fight for the Political Future

The new congressional scenario has brought Peruvians the great responsibility of setting the path of democracy for its political class.

  • Nov 7, 2019
  • 6:00 PM

Report: Trump Migrant Crackdown Weighed Impact on 2020 Race

By JOSHUA GOODMAN, Associated Press MIAMI (AP) — As the Trump administration in its early days tried to push through hardline immigration policies, it appeared to calculate their possible impact on the 2020 presidential race while rejecting national security warnings from U.S. diplomats, according to State Department memos made public Thursday. The internal documents, released […]

  • Nov 7, 2019
  • 5:02 PM

Immigration Raids: Impacts and Aftermath on Mississippi Communities

“Three months ago, on August 7, 2019, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement sent hundreds of agents to Mississippi to arrest nearly 700 workers at seven chicken processing plants across the state. It was the largest statewide workplace raid in U.S. history, with 680 community members arrested,” Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-MS) said.

  • Nov 7, 2019
  • 2:12 PM

Mexico Farm Town Prepares Funerals After 9 Americans Slain

LA MORA, Mexico (AP) — With Mexican soldiers guarding the entrance to town, hundreds of people converged on this remote farming community for the first funerals Thursday for the nine American women and children killed by drug cartel gunmen.

  • Nov 7, 2019
  • 12:22 PM

Colombian Defense Minister Resigns Amid Bombing Scandal

Botero had previously presented the bombing as an “impeccable operation” against “narcoterrorists.”

  • Nov 7, 2019
  • 10:22 AM

Migrants Live in Fear at Mexico-US Border as Violence Flares

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Salvadoran woman seeking asylum in the United States spends her days holed up in her cousin’s cramped slum house just across the border in Mexico—too scared to leave after receiving a savage beating from two men three weeks ago while she was strolling home from a convenience store.

  • Nov 7, 2019
  • 9:15 AM

Chile: President Promotes Minimum Wage Hike to Quell Unrest

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chile’s president sent a bill to Congress on Wednesday that would raise the minimum wage, one of a series of measures to try to contain nearly three weeks of anti-government protests over inequality in one of Latin America’s richest countries.

  • Nov 7, 2019
  • 8:28 AM

Why Are We Still Having a Manufactured Debate About LATINX?

Latino Rebels Radio: November 6, 2019.

  • Nov 6, 2019
  • 7:02 PM

How Walter Mercado Inspired a Generation of Young People to Be True to Their Beliefs and Identity

“Since I was a kid, I would just be like, ‘How do you get to be so fabulous and so queer and so strange and be on like television and be watched by my family and a lot of Latinos in the United States,” Celia Sagastume told Latino USA.

  • Nov 6, 2019
  • 3:51 PM

FAU Poll: 48% of Florida’s Latino Voters Disapprove of Trump

“Trump’s approval is underwater with Puerto Ricans at 64 percent disapproval and 19 percent approval. However, those from Mexico are split, with 43 percent disapproval and 38 percent approval. Cubans provided a bright spot for Trump, with 47 percent approval and 28 percent disapproval.”

  • Nov 6, 2019
  • 1:56 PM

Crisis Throws Curve Ball at Opening of Venezuelan Baseball

Tough economic times have shortened the season by a third of its games, and it started weeks late.

  • Nov 6, 2019
  • 11:50 AM