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2018 Cuba Poll: Support for the Embargo on the Rise Among Cuban-Americans

Most voted Republican in midterms, yet support Obama-era policies.

  • Jan 10, 2019
  • 3:13 pm

López Obrador Delivers Emotional Appeal to Mexicans Amid Fuel Shortage

Organized gangs drill roughly 42 illegal taps into government pipelines daily, costing the country $3 billion per year.

  • Jan 10, 2019
  • 1:25 pm

My Chicago Public Schools Students Give Trump’s Border Wall Address High Grades, Unfortunately

After I saw students cringe during the 10-minute speech, they divided the text into three sections: beginning, middle, and end (a classic strategy for text analysis).

  • Jan 10, 2019
  • 9:54 am

Companies Argue Against Proposal Not to House Separated Kids

Alex Friedmann, associate director of the Human Rights Defense Center, has submitted shareholder resolutions on the subject for a vote at the companies’ annual meetings.

  • Jan 10, 2019
  • 8:27 am

López Obrador Calls on Mexicans to Help in Battling Fuel Thefts

There aren’t enough tanker trucks, and lines have stretched for hours at gas stations in outlying states this week.

  • Jan 9, 2019
  • 8:33 pm

Two Things You May Have Missed in Alfonso Cuarón’s ‘Roma’

The film contains other subtle but important elements that have been largely ignored by critics so far.

  • Jan 9, 2019
  • 5:32 pm

Here’s What CHC Chair Joaquin Castro Said About Trump’s Oval Office Address

“He played again, once again, to fearmongering and scapegoating,” the Texas Democrat noted.

  • Jan 9, 2019
  • 2:40 pm

Founders of Taza Chocolate Are Profiting by Appropriating Mexican Identity (OPINION)

You might hate us, but you sure love making fortunes from our culture.

  • Jan 9, 2019
  • 1:41 pm

What a Green New Deal Would Mean for Puerto Ricans

It may well be the last chance the island gets to honor the promise of justice long forgotten.

  • Jan 9, 2019
  • 11:49 am

Colombia’s Peace Court Weighs Truth, Justice and Mistrust

One by one, many of the victims of Latin America’s longest-running armed conflict are providing brutal testimony to a new Special Peace Jurisdiction that is one of the most controversial aspects of the 2016 peace accord between Colombia’s government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.

  • Jan 9, 2019
  • 11:23 am

Trump Appeals to Taxpayers for Border Wall Funding

What is unprecedented, authorities say, is the number of women and children arriving at the border, many seeking legal asylum in the country.

  • Jan 9, 2019
  • 10:32 am

Mijente Statement on Trump Address

The President “is doubling down on his racist campaign promise and putting all Americans and the health of our economy at risk.”

  • Jan 8, 2019
  • 10:06 pm

Historic Guatemalan Anti-Corruption Battle Endangered

The U.N. anti-corruption commission, known by its initials as the CICIG, has angered President Jimmy Morales after it helped investigate him, his sons and his brother on accusations of corruption they deny.

  • Jan 8, 2019
  • 5:26 pm

USC Study ‘Inclusion in the Director’s Chair’ Excludes Latinos, and LA Times Reporter Fails to Ask Why

While the study showed significant gains in the hiring practices of black directors in Hollywood, it failed to acknowledge Latinos in any significant way.

  • Jan 8, 2019
  • 3:39 pm

South America Bloc’s Woes Leave Architectural Gem Forlorn

Where will Unasur go next?

  • Jan 8, 2019
  • 11:35 am

Portrait Of: The Latinas of ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’

In this interview, Melissa Fumero and Stephanie Beatriz talk about how they got their roles, growing up between two worlds and struggling to find their identity.

  • Jan 8, 2019
  • 11:19 am

Venezuelan Supreme Court Justice Defects to the United States

“Nicolás Maduro doesn’t know the constitution, and he doesn’t know the laws,” Christian Zerpa said.

  • Jan 8, 2019
  • 11:13 am

NAHJ Urges Media to Fact Check Trump Administration Propaganda

“Stories must be written and reported with the base value of truth, instead of regurgitation.”

  • Jan 7, 2019
  • 9:44 pm