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Border apprehensions hit record yearly high as new migrant caravan gathers in Mexico

U.S. officials have their eyes on a huge new caravan of Haitian, Cuban and Venezuelan migrants in Mexico that may head north as soon as this weekend.
Image: Migrants wait for asylum processing, in Tapachula
Image: Migrants wait for asylum processing, in Tapachula

Brazil senators drop call for Covid-19 homicide charges against Bolsonaro

Senators agreed to remove the homicide and genocide accusations due to what one senator called technical reasons, instead accusing him of “crimes against humanity.”
Image: Jair Bolsonaro
Image: Jair Bolsonaro

Puerto Rico leads nation in Covid-19 vaccinations, White House says

At least 72 percent of Puerto Rico residents are fully vaccinated, surpassing Vermont and Guam, which also have high Covid-19 vaccination rates, according to NBC News’ tally.
A healthcare worker administers a dose of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine during a mass vaccination campaign in Vieques, Puerto Rico, on March 10, 2021.
A healthcare worker administers a dose of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine during a mass vaccination campaign in Vieques, Puerto Rico, on March 10, 2021.

Brazil's Bolsonaro should be charged with homicide for Covid errors: Senate report

The nearly 1,200 page report alleges that Bolsonaro turned down early opportunities for the government to acquire vaccines, costing an estimated 95,000 lives.
Image: Jair Bolsonaro
Image: Jair Bolsonaro
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Democrat launches campaign to become first Latina governor of Florida

If she wins the Democratic nomination, Sen. Annette Taddeo would be the first Latina to run for Florida governor with the backing of a major party.
Florida Sen. Annette Taddeo speaks during a legislative session on April 30, 2021, at the Capitol in Tallahassee.
Florida Sen. Annette Taddeo speaks during a legislative session on April 30, 2021, at the Capitol in Tallahassee.
1d ago

Cuba arbitrarily abused, arrested protesters, Human Rights Watch states

The group said it had documented at least 130 cases in which security forces violated due process, beat, sexually abused or forced into solitary confinement citizens participating in rallies.
People protest in Havana on July 11, 2021.
People protest in Havana on July 11, 2021.
1d ago

This woman wanted to die. Why was her euthanasia canceled?

The story of Martha Sepúlveda Campo, who has a fatal disease but wasn’t allowed to die without a terminal prognosis, made headlines. Why did doctors not allow her to die in the end?
Martha Sepúlveda Campo.
Martha Sepúlveda Campo.
1d ago

Latino groups sue over Texas redistricting

"Texas has a unique record of disregarding the growth of the Latino community that goes back decades," said Thomas Saenz, head of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund.
Image: Texas Residents Cast Ballots For 2020 U.S. Presidential Election
Image: Texas Residents Cast Ballots For 2020 U.S. Presidential Election

Central Americans push for more identity in the Latinx community

Central Americans are fighting for more representation and identity within the Latinx community feeling overshadowed by larger "cultural titans." 
Central Americans push for more identity in the Latinx community
Central Americans push for more identity in the Latinx community
2d ago

Most Latinos aren’t saving for retirement, and information is a big factor

More than two-thirds of Hispanic households aren’t putting aside anything through workplace savings vehicles such as 401(k) plans.
money fanned out on blue bakground
money fanned out on blue bakground
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Venezuelan opposition and Norway urge Maduro govt. to resume talks

The Venezuelan government put the conversations on ice after Colombian businessman Alex Saab, a Venezuelan envoy, was extradited to the U.S. to face corruption charges.
Image: Venezuela's President Maduro speaks in Caracas
Image: Venezuela's President Maduro speaks in Caracas