The Protests on Education Reform in Oaxaca Have Turned Deadly
The Protests on Education Reform in Oaxaca Have Turned Deadly
By Bianca Mendez | 06/23/2016 - 20:01

Police killed nine people and left dozens injured during a violent clash against teachers in Oaxaca over the weekend.


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Rosario Dawson is Ready for Another Arrest at the Democratic National Convention
Rosario Dawson is Ready for Another Arrest at the DNC
By Bianca Mendez | 06/21/2016 - 19:14

Rosario Dawson plans to shake things up at the upcoming Democratic National Convention.


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Hillary Clinton’s Cinco De Mayo Rally Was Interrupted by Protesters
Latino Protesters Interrupt Hillary Clinton's Cinco de Mayo Rally
By Bianca Mendez | 05/06/2016 - 20:18

Hillary Clinton's rally in East L.A. was interrupted by a group of protesters on Thursday.


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Rosario Dawson Says Cops Who Arrested Her At DC Protest Acted "Really Lovely"
Rosario Dawson Says Cops Who Arrested Her At DC Protest Acted "Really Lovely"
By Raquel Reichard | 04/18/2016 - 10:55

Rosario Dawson was arrested at a Democracy Spring protest in Washington, D.C. on Friday, but the movie star has no ill words for the police officers that cuffed her.


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Donald Trump Hate Map Tracks Xenophobic Attacks From His Supporters
Donald Trump Hate Map Tracks Xenophobic Attacks From His Supporters
By Cindy Casares | 11/12/2015 - 12:20

In a follow up to my previous post on the


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Texas Latina Protests Budget Proposal That Could Cut Cancer Screening Funding
Texas Latina Protests Budget Proposal That Could Cut Cancer Screening Funding
By Raquel Reichard | 06/11/2015 - 13:43

Sadie Hernandez has seen the sun rise and set from the steps of Texas Gov.


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Opposition Congresswoman Maria Corina Machado speaks to protesters during a rally in Caracas, Venezuela
5 Things You Need to Know About Venezuela Right Now
By Latina Staff | 02/24/2014 - 12:13

Sick and tired of the economic crisis, food shortage, infringement on free speech and increased insecurity; hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators came together last week in Venezuela


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Protest in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
9 Things You Need to Know About the Brazilian Protests
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/20/2013 - 17:00

If you haven't heard about the protests that have been taking place over in Brazil, then we're about to bring you up to speed. Here are 6 things you need to know about the demonstrations going on in Brazil:

1. The protests have been occurring over the past two weeks and these have been some of the biggest protests since the end of Brazil's 1964-1985 dictatorship. The protests were organized mostly by snowballing social media campaigns.


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10 Things Every Latina Needs to Know about Occupy Wall Street
10 Things Every Latina Should Know About Occupy Wall Street
By Viviana Hurtado | 10/19/2011 - 15:00

We're sure you've heard of the Occupy Wall Street movement that began almost 2 months ago in downtown Manhattan and has since spread nationally, and in some cases even globally. We just found out that some citizens down in Puerto Rico got in on the act, which got us thinking: What do we really know about this protest?


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Camila Vallejo
Meet Camila Vallejo: Leader of Chile’s Youth Movement
By Amaris Castillo | 08/25/2011 - 14:30

There’s a new youth movement going on in Chile—and 23-year-old Camila Vallejo is at the head of it all! Vallejo, the current leader of the University of Chile’s student union, is behind protests that started in early June by young people upset about the quality of education in the South American country.


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