Mourners Gather in Houston to Remember Slain Soldier Vanessa Guillén

HOUSTON (AP) — Flags from the U.S., Texas and Mexico flew at half staff Friday as a white, horse-drawn carriage embellished with white flowers brought in the custom green casket that carried the remains of a slain soldier.

  • Aug 15, 2020
  • 10:27 AM

NPXXI = Houston’s Cultural Capital

This city is powerful.

  • Apr 18, 2019
  • 10:39 AM

Catching Up With Librotraficante Tony Diaz in Houston

Latino Rebels Radio: March 31, 2019

  • Mar 31, 2019
  • 3:42 PM

Houston-Area Elected Official Apologizes After Telling Harris County Judge to ‘Speak English’

“This is not Mexico,” Chambers County Precinct 2 Commissioner Mark Tice said.

  • Mar 27, 2019
  • 1:51 PM

Apartment Complex in North Houston, TX Sends Letter Asking Resident to Speak ‘English Only’

“I feel like my rights are just being, you know, violated.”

  • Feb 20, 2019
  • 2:17 PM

Houston Supporters Demand Justice for John Hernandez as Second Court Hearing Takes Place

During the demonstration, relatives and friends of John wore white T-shirts with a picture of him and the hashtag #JusticeforJohn.

  • Jul 14, 2017
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Houston Mayor: Mexican American Heritage Textbook for Texas Schools Is ‘Offensive’ (VIDEO)

“The purpose of instructional material is not to undermine our educational system.”

  • Sep 8, 2016
  • 9:21 AM

Latina Met with Racism in Houston Airport (VIDEO)

In a Facebook video posted on Thursday, a Venezuelan-born woman describes what happened when she took her mother to the airport in Houston

  • Sep 11, 2015
  • 11:24 AM

Peña Nieto, You Are Not Welcome: Video from Jan. 6 Houston Demonstation

As part of yesterday’s #USTired2 national protests against Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto, this YouTube video was tweeted to us today by @asambleahouston:

  • Jan 7, 2015
  • 10:59 AM

Houston Student Responds to Video of Police Officers Pinning Her Down for Using Cellphone

The following video of three Houston Independent School District (HISD) police officers has led to controversy at Sam Houston High School this week. Yesterday, Ixel Perez, the student in the video, spoke to local Houston media about what she said happened: video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Perez said it all started because she refused to […]

  • Sep 4, 2014
  • 9:51 AM

Houston Area Principal Loses Job After Trying to Ban Students from Speaking Spanish

Remember that Houston middle school principal who got slammed for telling students that they could not speak Spanish in school? Looks like she lost her job. We first found out via Twitter last night from those who were following the story: @HighTechAztec @KHOU @abc13houston @Univision @NPAirwaves #HempsteadmiddleSchool Principal contract nonrenewal approved #HempsteadISD — Tony Diaz […]

  • Mar 18, 2014
  • 3:04 PM

WTF? White Man from Houston Pretends He’s Black and Wins Election

You HAVE to be kidding us. Guess not. This is from local Houston news. We have now seen everything.

  • Nov 10, 2013
  • 11:54 AM

HoustonPress Story on Puerto Rico’s Crime Culture Simplifies the Issue and Offers Nothing

Originally published at I am tired. I am tired of how the US mainland media continues to portray the island-territory of Puerto Rico with one broad brushstroke—that it is a new hotbed of violence and chaos. Recently, Fortune’s Cyrus Sanati told U.S. billionaires to “beware” of Puerto Rico, saying that the island “has a bevy […]

  • Mar 25, 2013
  • 9:12 AM

Texas Separates Migrant Families, Detaining Fathers on Trespassing Charges in Latest Border Move

Texas state police officers separated migrant families along the border with Mexico by detaining fathers on trespassing charges and turning over mothers and children to federal officials, the state Department of Public Safety said Thursday.

  • Aug 7, 2023
  • 5:14 PM

Texas Gov. Abbott’s Policies Are Killing Asylum Seekers (OPINION)

At least six migrants have died in the Rio Grande River in the last month. Four were found died, including a toddler, over the Fourth of July weekend—the same weekend a Texas State Trooper leaked information to the Houston Chronicle detailing the state’s policies that included pushing migrants into the river.

  • Aug 4, 2023
  • 12:35 PM

Europe, Latin America Call for End to US Sanctions on Cuba (OPINION)

During a recent summit in Brussels, a coalition of all but one member country of the European Union and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States adopted a host of measures that included another call for the United States to lift its sanctions on Cuba.

  • Jul 27, 2023
  • 11:27 AM

White House Must Act Now to Stop Racist State Immigration Policies (OPINION)

In the face of unconstitutional immigration laws enacted in Texas, Florida, and Kansas, Congress and the Biden administration must take action now.

  • Jul 19, 2023
  • 11:38 AM

No Water for You

Amid a record-breaking heat wave throughout Texas that has led to several heat-related deaths, Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a bill eliminating mandatory water breaks for construction workers. Latino Rebels Radio host Julio Ricardo Varela welcomes Daniela Hernandez, state legislative coordinator for the Workers Defense Project, to discuss the cruel and punitive nature of the law and how they plan to fight back.

  • Jul 13, 2023
  • 5:03 PM

Sentencing Begins for El Paso Shooter

Patrick Crusius, 24, who acted on pervasive anti-Latino rhetoric and killed 23 people in 2019, pleaded guilty in February and agreed to serve 90 life sentences.

  • Jul 5, 2023
  • 4:58 PM

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