Update: Immigrant death trailer driver says he didn’t know there were people in his truck.

July 25, 2017

Politics

DIECIOCHO Podcast – Tony Diaz, El Librotraficante on Arizona’s Mexican-American Studies Ban

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco  The trial to turn back a ban on Mexican-American studies in Arizona schools has entered its second week. This is the latest in a chain of […]

vlanda July 18, 2017

Trump Administration Preparing Texas Wildlife Refuge for First Border Wall Segment

By Melissa del Bosque, Texas Observer (3.5 minute read)  For at least six months, private contractors and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials have been quietly preparing to build […]

vlanda July 17, 2017

Immigration

Trump Administration Preparing Texas Wildlife Refuge for First Border Wall Segment

By Melissa del Bosque, Texas Observer (3.5 minute read)  For at least six months, private contractors and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials have been quietly preparing to build […]

vlanda July 17, 2017

Latin@ high school students are rising to protest hateful SB 4 law in Texas.

By Viri Sanchez and Karla Quinones  (2.5 minute read) Four months ago, on February 16, thousands of high school students across Texas joined in a collective effort to stand up […]

vlanda July 15, 2017

NewsTaco Podcast Network

DIECIOCHO Podcast: Texas Rep. Rafael Anchia – Trump, Gerrymandering and Money

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco (1 minute read, 34 minute listen)  It’s safe to say that the just-ended Texas legislative session was the most acrimonious in memory. We can talk for […]

newstaco June 8, 2017

DIECIOCHO Podcast: Dr. Raul Hinojosa-Ojeda – How Trump’s tax plan affects Latinos

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco (1 minute read, 30 minute listen) By all indications Donald Trump took his assignment very seriously when he put together his skinny budget and tax plan last week. […]

newstaco May 2, 2017

Victor's Blog

As Latino Sneakers Sales Go, So Goes the GDP

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco (1.5 minute read)  There’s news today from the Latino sneaker sales index, which is one of the most reliable economic indicators for U.S. Latinos. I found there’s a […]

vlanda July 19, 2017

The moment Florida cops pull over an Afro-Latina and find she’s the State Attorney

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco Patrol cops in  Orlando, Florida, stopped a white sedan recently becasue they ran the tags and didn’t get a return, plus, the tint on the windows […]

vlanda July 13, 2017