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

Texas High Schoolers Rise Against Anti-Immigrant SB 4 Law

Victor Landa July 15, 2017

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 […]

The Trump whisperer: Marco Rubio has the president’s ear on Latin America

Victor Landa July 6, 2017

*This should surprise no one, there is no structure at the State Department to deal with Latin America, and Marco Rubio has emerged as Trump’s hemispheric expert – think Cuba […]

Trump nods to Cuban exiles, rolls back ties: Experts react

NewsTaco June 19, 2017

*The only people who seem to benefit from the Trumpian Cuba roll-back are the entrenched anti-Castro Cuban exiles in Miami. And aside from some travel restrictions, not much has changed […]

Trump’s Border Wall: A ‘Progress’ Report

NewsTaco May 30, 2017

* By Jane C. Timm, NBC News (7.5 minute read)   More than four months into his term, how close is President Donald Trump to making good on his signature […]

The face of Latin American migration is rapidly changing. US policy isn’t keeping up

NewsTaco April 6, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because Trump’s rhetoric has been specifically anti-Mexican, but migration from there is at a standstill. Because Trump’s policies address a perceived problem from a past […]

Why Chicanos Love Fidel Castro But Hate Cuban Exile Politics

NewsTaco December 2, 2016

*A very interesting point of view. Especially in light of this past election when Cuban-Americans and Mexican-Americans voted very differently. VL By Gabriel San Roman, OC Weekly (9 minute read) […]

Trump Embraces Caudillo Politics as Latin America Shuns It

NewsTaco November 23, 2016

*This is an opinion piece, written by Diego Von Vacano, an associate professor of political science at Texas A&M University. Vacano writes that the Trump figure is well known to […]