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Carmen Sesin

Carmen Sesin is a reporter based in Miami.

Carmen Sesin is a reporter based in Miami.

Latest from Carmen Sesin

8d ago

Central America has long faced challenges. Add Covid, climate change and politics.

El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras face long-term challenges like political instability and climate change, compounded by the Covid pandemic.

Actor Jimmy Smits gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

The Latino Emmy-winning actor, famous for his roles in "L.A. Law" and "NYPD Blue," will appear in the upcoming movie "In the Heights."
14d ago

Actor Jimmy Smits gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Emmy-winning Latino actor Jimmy Smits has been recognized with a star on the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame.
15d ago

Colombia to investigate police following deadly protests as tensions escalate

In Colombia, over a dozen died in the city of Cali last week. Now, authorities are investigating police officers who allowed civilians to shoot at protesters.

'Not OK': Younger generations confront immigrant parents on race, Black struggle

Younger Latino generations push their parents to rethink assumptions, stereotypes and even outright racism around Blacks and the country's racist legacy.
21d ago

Cuban dissident artist should be released from custody, human rights group says

Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara, was named a prisoner of conscience by Amnesty International after Cuban health officials took him to a hospital weeks ago while he was on a hunger strike.
29d ago

Groups sue to block Florida election law, citing bias against Latinos, Blacks

Voting and civil rights groups sued to block a Florida law that restricts voting, saying it amounts to voter suppression that mainly impacts Black and Latino voters.
34d ago

Cuba begins mass Covid-19 vaccine inoculation before concluding trials

Cuba began the mass inoculation of its population against Covid-19 with its Soberana 02 and Abdala vaccines that have yet to conclude Phase 3 clinical trials.
35d ago

Colombia protests likely to continue as Covid-19 cases are predicted to rise

Deadly protests in Colombia continue with no end in site. A meeting between protest leaders and President Ivan Duque ended without an agreement.
36d ago

Venezuelan opposition leader proposes an accord with Maduro, easing of sanctions

Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaidó proposed reaching an accord with President Nicolás Maduro using sanctions relief as an incentive for the government.
41d ago

In Colombia, death toll following protests mounts as unrest continues

Colombia entered its second week of national anti-government protests, which have led to deaths and criticism of the government's tactics.