From EL FARO ENGLISH: Thousands Defy Bukele on El Salvador’s 200th Birthday

El Salvador, in Brief: Mass protests gripped San Salvador on Central America’s bicentennial anniversary of independence, marking a new phase for the opposition to President Bukele’s increasingly authoritarian rule. Bukele accused the international community of financing the protests to undermine his government.

  • Sep 17, 2021
  • 5:49 PM

OPINION: The Elite Politics of J Balvin

By only speaking out when it serves him and openly praising far-right politicians, Balvin has aligned himself with the elite instead of those fighting to build a better world.

  • Sep 17, 2021
  • 11:04 AM

OPINION: Biden-Harris Justice Department Embraces Racist Insular Cases

One week after members of Congress called on the Biden-Harris Department of Justice to condemn the racist Insular Cases, the Department has instead doubled down to argue based on the Insular Cases that people born in U.S. territories have no constitutional right to U.S. citizenship.

  • Sep 17, 2021
  • 8:53 AM

#LatinoRebelsDC

Latino Rebels Radio: September 16, 2021

  • Sep 16, 2021
  • 3:24 PM

Sandra Cisneros Takes Us Back to Her Early Narratives With MARTITA, I REMEMBER YOU

“When I began the piece, I didn’t realize that that first part was going to be like a letter, a letter that she never sends,” Cisneros tells Latino Rebels.

  • Sep 16, 2021
  • 2:17 PM

Thousands Protest Against Bukele Government in El Salvador

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Thousands of people gathered in El Salvador’s capital Wednesday for the first mass march against President Nayib Bukele, who protesters say has concentrated too much power, weakened the independence of the courts and may seek re-election.

  • Sep 16, 2021
  • 11:57 AM

LANGUAGE LESSONS Is a Beautiful Meditation on the Power of Friendship

When I first watched it, I was worried. Who wants to watch what amounts to a 91-minute Zoom call? It turns out me and I bet you too.

  • Sep 15, 2021
  • 5:08 PM

The Aftermath of the September 7 Protests in Brazil

Latino Rebels spoke to three experts in different areas to understand the political moment and what the pro-Bolsonaro demonstrations —and his retreat— mean for Brazil and its democracy.

  • Sep 15, 2021
  • 1:55 PM

The Latest ‘No to Statehood’ March Happened This Past Sunday in San Juan

As a follow-up to a series of pro-independence marches for Puerto Rico that happened across nine U.S. cities on August 9, the San Juan counterpart —originally postponed that day due to a pending tropical storm— happened this past Sunday.

  • Sep 14, 2021
  • 10:13 PM

Problems Continue to Plague El Salvador’s Bitcoin Rollout

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — One week after El Salvador became the first country to make bitcoin legal tender, problems continued to plague the system Tuesday.

  • Sep 14, 2021
  • 9:34 PM

Parliamentarian Wants More Debate as Immigration Legalization Program Moves Forward in Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senate Democrats returned to Capitol Hill this week, where they expressed confidence in the prospects of passing a legalization program for up to eight million immigrants through the budget deal currently making its way through both chambers of Congress.

  • Sep 14, 2021
  • 2:02 PM

Equally Unequal: The Exclusion of Latino Jurors

Under any method of calculation, that’s bad for the cause of justice.

  • Sep 13, 2021
  • 5:42 PM

Shining Path Leader Abimael Guzmán Dead at 86

Guzmán left his job as a professor of philosophy in 1980 to lead Shining Path in what would become the deadliest civil conflict in Peru’s history as an independent country.

  • Sep 13, 2021
  • 12:43 PM

Ron Herrera on Leadership and the Labor Movement

Ron Herrera is a man of many titles.

  • Sep 10, 2021
  • 3:19 PM

Surviving the Virus in New York’s Migrant Neighborhoods

In the summer of 2020, Corona, Queens was the epicenter neighborhood of the epicenter city of the global coronavirus pandemic.

  • Sep 10, 2021
  • 11:52 AM

9/11’s Immigration Legacy (A Latino USA Podcast)

September 11, 2001 marked a sharp, lasting redirection in U.S. immigration policy and attitudes. In this episode of Latino USA, we explore major changes and events from the past 20 years of immigration through the lens of this one catastrophic day.

  • Sep 10, 2021
  • 10:35 AM

Groups Sue Mexico Seeking to Stop Mass Removal of Migrants

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Four migrant defense groups in Mexico announced Wednesday that they have sought court injunctions to block what they call “massive” deportations, arguing the government is violating due process and Mexican and international law governing asylum.

  • Sep 9, 2021
  • 10:27 PM

A Chilean Awakening

Latino Rebels Radio: September 9, 2021

  • Sep 9, 2021
  • 10:05 PM

Congress Can Ignore Immigration Guidance From Senate Parliamentarian

“You don’t have to do what the Parliamentarian says,” a senior aide familiar with the Democrats’ budget reconciliation strategy told Latino Rebels on Wednesday. “It’s just practice to do so.”

  • Sep 9, 2021
  • 12:14 PM

Access to Abortion Is Mexico’s Example for Latin America (and Texas)

The most important Catholic country in Latin America is today a feminist reference.

  • Sep 8, 2021
  • 4:29 PM

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