Rick Scott Is Destroying Florida’s Environment (OPINION)

This is not the dystopian world of tomorrow. This is unfolding today right before our very eyes and it will continue to get worse if we don’t reverse course.

  • Oct 17, 2018
  • 2:49 PM

See and Cringe as Gov. Rick Scott and Wife Awkwardly Explain Hispandering Heritage Month to Florida (VIDEO)

We don’t know what is more awkward in the following video from Florida Gov. Rick Scott and his wife, Ann. The deer in the headlights looks into the camera or the Spanish spoken at the end. Because you know, what better way to be culturally sensitive to people than speaking Spanish that makes us want […]

  • Sep 17, 2014
  • 8:59 AM

Florida Sen. Scott: ‘Not Enough Support in Congress’ for Puerto Rico Statehood

Scott’s words should fall hard on advocates of Puerto Rican statehood, as he has been one of the movement’s most prominent proponents in government.

  • Feb 25, 2022
  • 12:27 PM

It’s Time for Florida Senators Rubio and Scott to Act and Help TPS Holders

This lack of leadership from representatives of Florida is unacceptable.

  • Sep 23, 2019
  • 10:11 AM

DACA Recipient: Senator Rubio Must Stop Political Games and Work to Help DREAMers (OPINION)

Marco Rubio and his fellow Republicans must stop the political games and work in a bipartisan manner to either protect DREAMers, or be responsible for the demise of a program that has changed lives, strengthened our nation, and reflected the best of who we are as a people.

  • Nov 8, 2022
  • 2:27 PM

Latino Voters Crucial to Senate, Governor Races in Arizona

Over the past decade, Latinos in Arizona responded to a tough crackdown on immigrants by building a turnout machine that helped propel Democrats to power, turning a longtime Republican stronghold into one of the most competitive states. The strength of that movement will be tested in Tuesday’s election, when Democrats are counting on strong support from Latinos to help them overcome concerns about the economy.

  • Nov 7, 2022
  • 10:21 AM

Puerto Rico, US Leaders Seek Jones Act Waiver For Puerto Rico After Fiona

As fuel in Puerto Rico grows scarcer after Hurricane Fiona, an oil tanker loaded with much-needed diesel fuel is treading water off the coast of Puerto Rico, unable to dock because a 1920 law, known as the Jones Act, requires ships to be U.S.-owned if they want to load or unload.

  • Sep 28, 2022
  • 2:27 PM

Sen. Luján: GOP Governors ‘Hateful’ for Bussing Migrants

Forty-five House Democrats sent a letter Friday to Attorney General Merrick Garland requesting the Justice Department look into a “political stunt” by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R), after DeSantis took credit for sending 48 Venezuelan migrants to Martha’s Vineyard last week.

  • Sep 23, 2022
  • 4:44 PM

What Senators Are Saying About Chile’s Failed Constitutional Reform

Latino Rebels asked senators this week about last Sunday’s constitutional referendum in Chile, in which a new constitution backed by the country’s young leftist president was rejected in a mandatory vote by a 24-point margin.

  • Sep 9, 2022
  • 10:55 AM

Three Testimonies to Congressional Committee Show Clearly Different Views on Puerto Rico Status Act Discussion Draft

Over the weekend, Latino Rebels received testimonies from three speakers, each representing a different take on the status question and the discussion draft bill. We are sharing each testimony here to show the broad political spectrum this discussion draft debate represents.

  • Jun 6, 2022
  • 2:08 PM

White House Moves to Loosen Remittance, Flight Rules on Cuba

The Biden administration says it will expand flights to Cuba, take steps to loosen restrictions on U.S. travelers to the island, and lift Trump-era restrictions on remittances that immigrants can send to people on the island.

  • May 17, 2022
  • 11:52 AM

What Senators Say About Their Staffers’ Student Loan Debt

“Not just my staff,” said Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) when asked about the student debt born by her team. “The people of Nevada, people I know, my family members. And I think there definitely is a concern we have in this country about high student debt.”

  • Jan 18, 2022
  • 4:49 PM

OPINION: Congress Should Admit DC and Puerto Rico as States of the Union

As states of the union, Puerto Rico and Washington, DC, can become a powerful political force to push forward the inconclusive agenda of our nation’s minority communities.”

  • Jul 20, 2021
  • 1:21 PM

Senators Express Bipartisan Support for Cuban Protestors, Remain Divided Over US Embargo

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Latino Rebels returned to the Capitol this week where on Monday afternoon and Tuesday we asked Senators to comment on reports of unrest in Cuba over existing shortages of food and medicine during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Jul 14, 2021
  • 2:43 PM

Democrats Bet on Early Latino Outreach to Avoid ’20 Pitfalls

The stakes are high, particularly for Democrats who are counting on Latino votes as a vital part of a winning coalition for cycles to come. And few places are as central to that effort as Florida.

  • Jul 9, 2021
  • 11:40 AM

OPINION: The Unsung Power of DREAMer Entrepreneurs  

As an undocumented immigrant, becoming my own boss was a necessity.

  • May 12, 2021
  • 11:18 AM

The Day a Bipartisan Statehood Bill With 52 Co-Sponsors Is Introduced to the House, Pierluisi Says Fight in Senate Will Be ‘Tougher’

“I have no doubt this bill get a vote on the floor of the House when the time comes. In the case of the Senate, I do admit that the going will be tougher, but we’ll fight, we’ll fight the fight,” Pierluisi said.

  • Mar 2, 2021
  • 10:01 PM

Only Congress Can Make Puerto Rico the 51st State of the Union

It is unlikely that Puerto Rico will achieve statehood any time soon.

  • Dec 14, 2020
  • 4:17 PM

The Biden Campaign Still Has ‘Work to Do’ With Latinos: Will It Happen? (OPINION)

The reality is that the Biden campaign has been struggling to connect with Latino voters ever since he announced his intent to run.

  • Sep 21, 2020
  • 8:37 AM

Florida Governor DeSantis Is Failing With Incompetent Response to State’s COVID-19 Crisis (OPINION)

This lackluster performance in the midst of this crisis has hurt the Trump ally.

  • May 15, 2020
  • 8:44 AM

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