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Climate Organizers Plan ‘Huge Disruption’ of Congressional Baseball Game

Climate activists are planning to disrupt the annual Congressional Baseball Game on Thursday afternoon. “It is unacceptable for politicians to literally play games while the planet burns,” one organizer told Latino Rebels.

  • Jul 27, 2022
  • 10:45 AM

From EL FARO ENGLISH: Corruption Cannot Hide Behind Sovereignty Claims

Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele has accused the United States of violating the sovereignty of El Salvador—this time, following the U.S. State Department’s sanctioning of officials engaged in corruption or undermining democracy across four Central American countries.

  • Jul 27, 2022
  • 10:00 AM

#NoReformNoVote: TikTok Star Launches Pressure Campaign for Promised Immigrant Relief

A controversial new campaign by popular immigrant rights organizer Carlos Eduardo Espina is calling on Latinos not to vote in November’s midterm elections unless President Joe Biden and the Democrats pass long-promised immigration reform.

  • Jul 26, 2022
  • 5:09 PM

Gov. DeSantis Making Florida a Place of Intolerance (OPINION)

Once again, Florida Republican governor, Ron DeSantis, is failing to condemn neo-Nazis holding demonstrations in Florida. He and his Republican colleagues are creating an environment in Florida where hateful individuals and groups are emboldened.

  • Jul 26, 2022
  • 2:45 PM

New Group of 2,000 Migrants Sets Off in Southern Mexico

A new group of about 2,000 migrants set out walking Monday in southern Mexico with the goal of reaching the United States. The group started out from the city of Tapachula, near the border with Guatemala.

  • Jul 26, 2022
  • 11:04 AM

Latina on a 1600-Mile Bike Ride for Workers’ Rights

At sunrise on Tuesday, July 12, Ana Guajardo began peddling north on her bicycle from Monterrey, Mexico, destined for Chicago. It’s a 19-day journey that requires Ana to endure intense heat, incredible exhaustion, and long stretches of loneliness.

  • Jul 26, 2022
  • 10:00 AM

Where Latino Members of Congress Stand on Abortion Rights

Latinos make up a small percentage of Congress, a little over eight percent. Of the 45 Latinos currently serving in Congress, 18 (40 percent) represent states where abortion is banned, restricted, or expected to have restrictions soon

  • Jul 25, 2022
  • 4:59 PM

The Mesoamerican Influences Behind Huerta’s Namor in Upcoming ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ (OPINION)

With this major depiction of a Mesoamerican figure, as well as a reference to the Aztec patron god of war, Huītzilōpōchtli, in ‘Thor: Love & Thunder,’ it is clear that Marvel sees the need to represent more of its fan base on the silver screen.

  • Jul 25, 2022
  • 1:32 PM

Big Papi a Big Hit at His Baseball Hall of Fame Induction

His megawatt smile tinged with a tad of emotion, the former Boston Red Sox slugger was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday —after his daughter Alexandra sang the national anthem— and was humbled by his surroundings.

  • Jul 25, 2022
  • 12:20 PM

Simón Mejía of Bomba Estéreo on Colombian Music and Bad Bunny Collab

The Bogotá-born musician sits with Latino Rebels in New York to discuss Bomba Estéreo’s hit collaboration with Puerto Rican reggaetonero Bad Bunny, “Ojitos Lindos,” Colombian music, and the duende myth that features in the group’s new film.

  • Jul 22, 2022
  • 4:52 PM

Trump Appointee Blamed for Senate Cafeteria Worker Layoff Trauma

Since the first layoffs were announced, then canceled, in April, a lingering suspicion has surfaced among Senate cafeteria workers that the $3.75 million Blanton said would keep the workers in their jobs through September has been misspent.

  • Jul 22, 2022
  • 3:09 PM

Immigrant Capitol Police Officer Still Deals With Pain

Among the many insults he received on January 6, 2021, as he defended the Capitol in Washington, Capitol Police Sergeant Aquilino Gonell remembers hearing cries that he was not an American, that he was an immigrant, that he was a traitor.

  • Jul 22, 2022
  • 1:01 PM

The Growing Call to Abolish Student Debt (A Latino USA Podcast)

In this episode, Latino USA dives into the history of the student loan system in the U.S, as well as the stories of Black and Latino organizers that have been at the forefront of the movement for student debt cancellation.

  • Jul 22, 2022
  • 10:43 AM

Supreme Court Won’t Let Biden Implement Immigration Policy

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The Supreme Court won’t allow the Biden administration to implement a policy that prioritizes deportation of people in the country illegally who pose the greatest public safety risk.

  • Jul 21, 2022
  • 8:39 PM

All Eyes on AOC to Decide Puerto Rico Status Act

After the Natural Resources Committee passed the Puerto Rico Status Act on Wednesday, all eyes are now on Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, whose support or defection from the bill she helped negotiate will likely decide the bill’s fate in the House.

  • Jul 21, 2022
  • 6:22 PM

Suave’s World

Latino Rebels Radio: July 21, 2022

  • Jul 21, 2022
  • 5:52 PM

Beloved Monarch Butterflies Now Listed as Endangered

The monarch butterfly fluttered a step closer to extinction Thursday, as scientists put the iconic orange-and-black insect on the endangered list because of its fast dwindling numbers. The group estimates the decline between 22 percent and 72 percent over 10 years.

  • Jul 21, 2022
  • 3:21 PM

From EL FARO ENGLISH: US Shows Its Teeth on Engel List

The “Engel List” adds five dozen names to the U.S. State Department’s corruption map, and the presidents of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras won’t be happy, as now banned from U.S. soil are many officials and business people linked to the Central American leaders.

  • Jul 21, 2022
  • 12:16 PM

Two Indicted in Tractor-Trailer Case That Left 53 Migrants Dead

Two men, both of Pasadena, Texas, were indicted Wednesday in the case of a hot, airless tractor-trailer rig found last month with 53 dead or dying migrants in San Antonio, officials said.

  • Jul 21, 2022
  • 10:57 AM

Puerto Rico Status Act Passes Committee But Faces Uncertain Future in House

Twenty-nine amendments were debated by members of the House Natural Resources Committee who ultimately voted 20-25 to advance the bill, with every Republican voting against the bill except Puerto Rico’s resident commissioner, Jenniffer González-Colón.

  • Jul 20, 2022
  • 9:06 PM

‘Miss Frijoles’: Blogger Paid by Latino Democrat Aims Slurs at Latina Opponent in Texas

A political blogger paid by Texas Democratic Rep. Vicente Gonzalez to run campaign ads has aimed racially charged insults at Gonzalez’s Republican opponent, Rep. Mayra Flores, including “Miss Frijoles” and “Princess Pozole.”

  • Jul 20, 2022
  • 6:14 PM

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