Our Long Walk to Freedom: A Step Forward (OPINION)

DACA is power materialized into a solution created for and by our community.

  • Jun 26, 2020
  • 12:04 PM

Amidst Florida’s Growing COVID-19 Rates, DeSantis Blames Vulnerable Communities to Hide His Incompetence (OPINION)

Just a few weeks ago, he was claiming victory over coronavirus.?

  • Jun 26, 2020
  • 11:42 AM

Panama Sees Surge of Coronavirus Infections After Reopening

PANAMA CITY (AP) — In the weeks since Panama loosened restrictions in an attempt to gradually reactivate its economy, new coronavirus infections have surged, especially in the densely populated poorer neighborhoods of its capital.

  • Jun 26, 2020
  • 10:56 AM

Mexico Passes 25,000 Dead; Treasury Secretary Gets Virus

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico pushed past 25,000 reported coronavirus deaths and 200,000 confirmed cases Thursday, as the treasury secretary said he tested positive and would self-isolate while working from home.

  • Jun 26, 2020
  • 8:52 AM

Detainees Report Bloody Noses, Nausea From ICE Chemical Disinfectant Use

In recent weeks, immigrant advocacy organizations have raised the alarm about the use of toxic chemical disinfectants in cramped ICE facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.?

  • Jun 25, 2020
  • 6:08 PM

An Update on the Latino Job Situation in May 2020: One Step Forward and Two Steps Back

As in April, Latinos continued to have the highest unemployment rate in May with 17.5% of the civilian labor force without a job, though the rate eased downward from the earlier month

  • Jun 25, 2020
  • 5:56 PM

Trump Touts Wall Construction at Mexico Border, Uses Ethnic Slur At Rally

In recent weeks, Trump has repeatedly visited Arizona, a battleground state in the upcoming general election where?one in four eligible voters?is Latino and?national polling?shows him running just behind former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee for president.

  • Jun 25, 2020
  • 5:44 PM

Peru Faces Economic Recession Amidst COVID-19 Lockdown

Thousands of people waited in long lines this week to enter shopping malls all over the country, with social distancing rules loosely enforced.

  • Jun 25, 2020
  • 2:24 PM

Mexican President’s Plan to Meet With Trump Draws Criticism

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Wednesday he plans to travel to Washington to meet with President Donald Trump, an announcement that was met with a storm of criticism in Mexico.

  • Jun 25, 2020
  • 1:02 PM

Tucson Police Chief Offers Resignation After Death of Carlos Ingram López

PHOENIX (AP) — The Tucson, Arizona, police chief on Wednesday offered his resignation two months after a 27-year-old man died while handcuffed and placed face-down, resulting in the resignation of three officers the chief said had violated department policy.

  • Jun 25, 2020
  • 12:42 PM

Mexico Reports 947 More COVID Deaths, 2nd Highest Daily Toll

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico confirmed 947 more COVID-19 deaths Wednesday, the country’s second-highest daily toll since the coronavirus pandemic began. The highest daily toll came June 3 with 1,092 deaths.

  • Jun 25, 2020
  • 11:15 AM

Justices Rule for Trump Administration in Deportation Case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Trump administration can deport some people seeking asylum without allowing them to make their case to a federal judge.

  • Jun 25, 2020
  • 11:08 AM

Los puertorrique?os en EE UU viven en condados con más posibilidad de contagios y muertes por COVID-19

El patrón se observa de manera más fuerte en el estado de Nueva York. La pobreza urbana y factores de vulnerabilidad social hacen que la posibilidad de infectarse o morir a causa del virus aumente en los lugares donde viven más boricuas.

  • Jun 25, 2020
  • 10:31 AM

AOC Easily Wins Primary, Bringing New Progressives With Her

Tuesday’s primary elections in New York showed signs of a progressive Black and Latinx wave ahead of November’s general election.

  • Jun 24, 2020
  • 5:25 PM

Pro-Statehood Gubernatorial Candidate Defends Legislator Who Uttered N-Word on Puerto Rico’s House Floor

At no point in the statement did Pedro Pierluisi ever make reference to Junior Pérez Otriz’s specific use of the N-word, which the legislator had later offered a half-apology for.

  • Jun 24, 2020
  • 5:06 PM

Guatemala: Most Workers at National Lab Have COVID-19

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala President Alejandro Giammattei said Wednesday that most of the 240 workers in the country’s National Laboratory have tested positive for COVID-19.

  • Jun 24, 2020
  • 3:56 PM

At Least 6 Dead From Mexico Earthquake

The country is still recovering?from?deadly earthquakes?in 2017, that left hundreds dead and buildings destroyed.

  • Jun 24, 2020
  • 3:07 PM

Latino Rebels Radio LIVE: Justice for Andrés Guardado

Host Julio Ricardo Varela welcomed L.A. Taco’s Memo Torres, who has been covering the story since the beginning, and Latino Rebels special correspondent Melinna Bobadilla, who covered the Sunday #JusticeForAndrés protest.

  • Jun 24, 2020
  • 12:48 PM

IMF Forecasts Deeper Latin America Recession in 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The International Monetary Fund is forecasting a nearly double-digit recession for Latin America and the Caribbean in 2020 —a contraction of 9.4%— as the region is dragged down by its two largest economies, which continue to suffer from the coronavirus.

  • Jun 24, 2020
  • 11:34 AM

Isolated and Afraid, Detained Migrant Kids Worry About Virus

HOUSTON (AP) — In the isolation wing of a U.S. detention center for immigrant families, a woman from El Salvador says her 8-year-old son asks her if they are going to die.

  • Jun 23, 2020
  • 9:30 PM

Powerful Earthquake Shakes Southern Mexico, at Least 5 Dead

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A powerful earthquake centered near the southern Mexico resort of Huatulco appeared to have killed at least one person, swayed buildings in Mexico City and sent thousands fleeing into the streets.

  • Jun 23, 2020
  • 9:00 PM

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