From EL FARO ENGLISH: Bukele Administration Shoots the Messenger Again
Bukele administration officials have forcefully denied new evidence of their negotiations with gangs. While gang negotiations have become common practice for politicians in El Salvador, broad public hostility toward such talks incentivizes secrecy.
Peruvian Policy Chief Leads Congressional Hispanic Staff Association
Ivelisse Alexandra Porroa-García is a Latina outwardly brimming with a self-confidence that allows her to operate as a top legislative staffer in the Capitol, but she says her main insecurity at work is her Peruvian accent.
Bolsonaro Supporters Call for September 7 Military Coup
Pro-Bolsonaro groups have organized across the country, calling for a new military regime. Governors fear that the military police may rebel and start an uprising that would force the army to take a stand.
Cuba to Recognize and Regulate Cryptocurrencies
Cuba's government said Thursday it will recognize and regulate cryptocurrencies for payments on the island.
Mexico: Help for US on Migrants ‘Can’t Go On Forever’
Mexico’s president again sidestepped questions Thursday about the reinstatement of the U.S. “Remain in Mexico” policy.
Mexico Welcomes 124 Afghan Refugee Journalists, Families
Mexico welcomed a group of 124 Afghan media workers and their families Wednesday after the group fled their country because of the Taliban takeover.
La entrevista con Juan Francisco Sandoval
In a Latino Rebels Radio exclusive en español, former Guatemalan anti-corruption prosecutor Juan Francisco Sandoval speaks with host Julio Ricardo Varela about the challenges faced by Guatemala’s fight against corruption, his investigations on current president Alejandro Giammattei, and his subsequent exile from the country.
Episode 4: Jonathan Mendoza on Poetry and Organizing
In this episode, Jonathan Mendoza discusses the challenge of creating art and revolution. Organizing, like poetry, forces us to look inside ourselves and confront the truths we don’t want to name.
Episode 3: Manuel Román on Organizing School and Leadership
In this episode, Manuel explores why relationship building is essential to movements, the difference between an organizer and an activist, and the definition of a leader. #RiseUpFoo
Justice for Berta
Following a guilty verdict against the co-collaborator in the murder of Honduran activist Berta Cáceres, Latino Rebels Radio speaks with journalist Nina Lakhani on the significance of the verdict in the ongoing struggle for social justice in Honduras. Lakhani is an environmental justice reporter for the Guardian.
Black Super Dads!
From the Akron Community Podcast Lab in Ohio, Latino Rebels Radio is proud to present an episode of Black Super Dads!, a podcast hosted by Dominic Moore-Dunson and RaJohn Butler which explores topics in life through the lens of Black fatherhood and comic books.
Latino, Pan African
“It’s awful hard as well to get Latinx vaccinated as well. Why? They’re worried that they will be vaccinated and deported.” This was during a June 24, 2021 event in North Carolina.
For this new episode of Latino Rebels Radio, host Julio Ricardo Varela talks with guest Giuliani Alvarenga about the whiteness of Pride Month, the stories of LGBTQ migrants at the border, the 5th anniversary of the Pulse Massacre and how toxic masculinity hinders our community's compassion.
On Colorism and 'In the Heights'
After taking a few weeks off, Latino Rebels Radio is back with a new show and a new producer, Oscar Fernández. In Oscar's production debut, we talk about the latest regarding the film "In the Heights" and how the centuries-old issue of colorism in casting has resurfaced.
Latino, Pan African