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January 6th Hearings: Former Oathkeepers Testify Against Trump
“I probably should have broke with them much earlier than I did,” Jason Van Tatenhove, a former Oathkeepers spokesperson, told the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on Tuesday.
Fmr White House Aide Gives Damning Testimony Against Trump on January 6th Attack
The House Select Committee to investigate the January 6th attack on the Capitol convened a surprise hearing on Tuesday in which Cassidy Hutchinson, a former White House aide, testified that Trump and others were aware of the advanced planning for the insurrection.
Trump Pressure Campaign Against Election Officials Highlighted in Fourth January 6th Hearing
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) led the questioning Tuesday of the committee’s witnesses, which included a series of highly produced video montages of intimidation and threats by Trump supporters against Republican election officials.
Latino Lawmaker Takes Center Stage During Third Day of January 6 Hearing
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-CA) took center stage on Thursday afternoon at the third made-for-TV hearing of the House Select Committee on the January 6th Attack on the Capitol.
What House Democrats Are Saying About Latino January 6 Insurrectionists
This week, Latino Rebels asked House members their thoughts on the rising, right-wing extremism in Latino communities.
#ICYMI: The Powerful January 6 Testimony by a Dominican Immigrant Who Served in Iraq and Is Now a U.S. Capitol Police Sergeant
“As a child in the Dominican Republic, I looked up to the United States as a land of opportunity and a place to better myself.”
Brazil Recognizes 6 Indigenous Areas in Boost for Amazon
Brazil President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva on Friday granted official recognition of nearly 800 square miles of Indigenous lands, most of it in the Amazon, in a move that seeks to safeguard critical rainforest from the unchecked exploitation that marked his predecessor’s administration.
UN Says Haiti Gangs Killed More Than 530 People Since January, Calls for Armed Troops
The United Nations Human Rights Office is once again calling for a multinational force to intervene in Haiti after its latest report found that gangs there have killed at least 531 people, injured 300, and kidnapped 277 since the year began.
69 Years After Puerto Ricans Attacked Congress, Colonialism Remains the Most Violent Conspiracy
Two years ago, U.S. citizens attacked the Capitol, committing a crime against their own government. Sixty-seven years before, Puerto Rican nationalists attacked the same building to denounce a crime —colonialism— committed by a government in which they had no meaningful rights or representation.
Act 60 Brings People Into Puerto Rico and Pushes Others Out
“A Puerto Rico without Puerto Ricans” has become almost cliche in talks concerning the current wave of gentrification washing over the islands. It’s a phrase so bold-faced about ridding the island of its native inhabitants that one is tempted to view it as satire, if the message behind it hadn’t become all too real for the people of Puerto Rico over the past decade.
Guatemala: 5 Migrants Survived January Massacre of 19
A dozen state police officers have been charged in the killings in the township of Camargo.
A Look Forward: How the 1776 Report Protects Trump and Other Racists (OPINION)
Any attack on ethnic studies, racial diversity training, and other types of education that clearly centers Black people and other people of color should be of interest to the Latinx community.
Conflict Between Rival Cartels in Mexico Leaves 26 Dead
Most of the killings took place in one incident on Saturday evening in the municipality of Jerez, where a confrontation led to a car chase which left 14 people dead.
NALEO Tracking Poll of Registered Latino Voters (Week 7): Biden 68%, Trump 25%
Since the poll’s first week, Biden has seen a three-point increase in support, with Trump seeing a one-point increase.
86,000 Dead and Counting From COVID-19: Imagine if Trump Gets Re-Elected (OPINION)
When it comes to his response to the spread of COVID-19 in the United States, the combination of President Donald Trump’s arrogance and sheer incompetence is killing people.
26 Infected With Coronavirus at Mexico Hospital; Doctor Dead
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government is sanitizing a public hospital in a northern steel town that has become the center of a coronavirus outbreak that has sickened at least 26 members of the medical staff and killed one of its doctors.
Mexican Authorities Say Thousands of Hondurans Have Voluntarily Returned or Been Deported in January
As many as four planes of deportees a day have departed Mexico for Honduras.
Puerto Rico to Open Schools After 6.4 Quake Despite Concerns
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s government is opening public schools next week without knowing if they can withstand a big earthquake as concerns grow about weakened infrastructure that is displacing thousands of students.
6.4 Quake Strikes Puerto Rico Amid Heavy Seismic Activity
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck Puerto Rico before dawn on Tuesday, and was followed three hours later by an aftershock measuring 6.0. They are the largest in a series of quakes that have struck the U.S. territory in recent days and caused heavy damage in some areas.
6.0 Quake Shakes Puerto Rico: No Damage Immediately Reported
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck near Puerto Rico late Monday, rousing and scaring many from their sleep in the U.S. territory.