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’We move forward’: Despite devastation, Puerto Ricans are celebrating Thanksgiving

Two months after a devastating storm nearly flattened Puerto Rico, leaving the the island to struggle to regain its footing — with nearly 60 percent of residents still without electricity —...

Perú has spectacular archeological treasures. Is it doing enough to keep them safe?

LIMA, Perú – Dating to around 2,000 B.C., the mysterious murals at the Ventarrón archeological site along Perú’s northern coast are thought to be the oldest in the Americas. But this month,...

It’s time to become a ‘citizen advocate’ for Puerto Rico, says this organizer

Next Monday will mark two months since the worst hurricane in over a century virtually decimated Puerto Rico's electric grid, as well as crucial parts of its infrastructure and housing. Yet...

Puerto Rico fears loss of jobs under U.S. House tax bill

WASHINGTON — As the Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed sweeping tax legislation, several economists and officials in Puerto Rico warned Thursday that the bill, if it becomes law, could devastate a...

Taino DACA (I am) – A film by Alex Zacarias

All door proceeds go to filmmaker & Latinos Unidos relief campaign for the Puerto Rican Island of VIEQUES Taino DACA (I am) - A film by Alex Zacarias Q&A with Emmy Award Winning Director Liberated...

A witness accuses Televisa and MediaPro of bribing FIFA

Alejandro Burzaco, former president of the Argentinean company Tournaments and Competitions (TyC) and one of the 42 defendants in the corruption mega-scandal at FIFA, said on Tuesday that media companies such...

The non-payment of the debt aggravates the Venezuelan economic catastrophe

The deep institutional and economic crisis that crosses Venezuela suffered on Tuesday a severe blow that directs its public finances to a new abyss. The dreaded suspension of payments has reached...

Puerto Rico Governor Seeks $94B to Rebuild, Not Restore, Electric Grid

WASHINGTON — Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló and other island officials are asking Congress for nearly $95 billion in aid to help the island continue to recover from Hurricane Maria, which...

Puerto Rico Suffers Another Major Power Outage After Transmission Line Failure

A transmission line failure Thursday left thousands in Puerto Rico without power, just after areas had finally seen a restoration of electricity following Puerto Rico's blackout after Hurricane Maria. The Puerto Rico...

12 Tons of Cocaine Seized in Biggest Drug Bust in Colombia’s History

Police seized more than 12 tons of cocaine from Colombia's top crime gang on Wednesday, the biggest haul ever in the nation's long-running fight against drug trafficking, President Juan Manuel Santos...