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14 Oct 2021 – 11:12 pm ET

Pati Jinich on La Frontera

Pati Jinich is many things: she is a chef, was a political analyst, has a master's degree in Latin American studies and above all, has a very special sensibility to understand what brings people from different cultures together. In a Spanglish conversation she tells us about her new project exploring the culture and food of "la frontera," and warns which Mexican restaurants we should never go to.
7 Oct 2021 – 10:29 pm ET

Mexico's War on U.S. Guns

As U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken heads to Mexico for high-level security talks on Friday, the Mexican government is setting its sights on the U.S. gun industry. Mexico has filed a lawsuit against 6 leading U.S. gun manufacturers they accuse of “actively facilitating the unlawful trafficking of their guns to drug cartels in Mexico.”
30 Sep 2021 – 10:54 pm ET

Sonia Manzano: From the Bronx to Sesame Street

For many “Maria” on Sesame Street was the first Latina they remember seeing on television. Sonia Manzano, who played the iconic character for 44 years, joins us to reflect on her role on one of the most successful children’s series of all time and explain what inspired her to return to the small screen with her new kids show “Alma’s Way.”
30 Sep 2021 – 09:47 pm ET

Insecurity in Haiti propels need for border fence in Dominican Republic

President Luis Abinader announced earlier this year that the project would be completed in two years, and recent events in Haiti have only increased his concern about insecurity in that country. Relations between the two neighbors have been historically difficult, marked by xenophobia.
26 Sep 2021 – 03:50 pm ET

A Haitian odyssey: from Chile to Texas. Why was the Biden administration so caught off guard?

This is the story of a family that traveled from Santiago, Chile to Del Rio, Texas over the course of a month. Thousands of others who followed the same route ended up in a migrant camp under a bridge, causing a major humanitarian embarassment for the Biden administration. ( Leer en español)
24 Sep 2021 – 03:51 pm ET

Haiti on the Edge

Weeks before mounted border patrol agents were pictured aggressively charging Haitian immigrants in Del Rio, Texas, we went to Haiti to document the political and environmental catastrophes that have combined to create one of the most urgent refugee crises in the world.
22 Sep 2021 – 05:27 pm ET

Who is the mysterious Arcangel Pretel and why did he disappear after the assassination in Haiti?

One of the alleged masterminds of the July 7 assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse is a shadowy Colombian with a dual identity and close ties to U.S. government agents. Is he a fugitive or is he being protected by the U.S. government? ( Leer en español)
12 min de lectura
16 Sep 2021 – 11:34 pm ET

"Language Lessons" with Natalie Morales

Virtual meetings are an everyday part of our lives during the pandemic. But can you imagine making an entire movie on Zoom? Cuban-American actor and director Natalie Morales did exactly that in her latest bilingual film "Language Lessons." The story follows an American man (Mark Duplass) and a Latin American woman (Natalie Morales) who form a bond through online Spanish classes. We met up with Natalie (yes, on Zoom) to discuss finding new ways to innovate production during lockdown, identity, Latina representation in Hollywood, and Cuba's protests for freedom.
15 Sep 2021 – 01:26 am ET

Prosecutor tries to link Haiti's prime minister to assassination, gets fired

Haiti's Prime Minister Ariel Henry was placed under suspicion by a top prosecutor after failing to answer questions about two phone calls with one of the main suspects in the July 7 assassination of President Jovenel Moïse. ( Leer en español)
4 min de lectura
9 Sep 2021 – 10:42 pm ET

#NEVERFORGET: The Immigrants of 9/11

Twenty years after 9/11, we reflect on the immigrants behind the historic Windows on the World, the famous restaurant inside the World Trade Center that once sat above the Manhattan sky. Warning: Sensitive content from 9/11 attacks in this story.
7 Sep 2021 – 10:26 pm ET

US forging ahead on anti-corruption fight in Central America, but facing obstacles

In June, the White House announced the creation of an anti-corruption task force as part of its effort to reduce migration from Central America. It is already making some officials "think twice," a senior State Department official tells Univision. ( Leer en español)
6 min de lectura
3 Sep 2021 – 10:00 am ET

Venezuelan opposition changes strategy and resumes negotiations with Maduro

Both parties will sit down to negotiate this Friday in Mexico, although expectations of major agreements are low. The Venezuelan opposition is facing a no-win situation and has opted to participate in elections in November in an attempt to rebuild democratic political life.
6 min de lectura
2 Sep 2021 – 11:15 pm ET

Pose: Mj Rodriguez

Afro-Latina actor and singer Mj Rodriguez made TV history with her role as Blanca Evangelista on the hit LGBTQ series Pose. Now she’s ready to do it again at this month’s 2021 Emmy Awards where she’s up for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Her nomination marks the first for a trans woman in a major acting category.
2 Sep 2021 – 03:52 pm ET

Migrant crisis on the border worsens as system collapses

The crisis along the southern border is not going away. While Trump tried to fix it by decree, Biden is trying to overhaul the process. But experts warn the problem goes beyond policy: The immigration system is obsolete and cannot handle an exodus that does not stop.
12 min de lectura
2 Sep 2021 – 01:31 pm ET

Presidential security chief implicated in Haiti assassination has chequered past, subject of two U.S. law enforcement investigations

The head of the presidential guard in Haiti is a suspect in a U.S. investigation into a massive drug shipment in Haiti in 2015, as well as gun trafficking. But Dimitri Herard was never charged with a crime. Instead, he won promotion and quickly rose up the police ranks. Now he is a suspect in the July 7 assassination of President Moise. ( Leer en español)
11 min de lectura
27 Ago 2021 – 01:42 am ET

Sandra Cisneros

"No matter where I go, I will be at home, because I have found that home within me,” Sandra Cisneros tells Jorge Ramos, discussing her legacy as an author, why she left the U.S. for Mexico, and the inspiration behind her latest work, Martita, I Remember You.
22 Ago 2021 – 08:41 pm ET

To help Haiti, lessons must be learned from the past, experts say

As in Afghanistan, the international effort to rebuild Haiti after the last earthquake in 2010 was largely imposed from the outside, due to fears of corruption. Experts say it is time to listen more to local communities.
9 min de lectura
14 Sep 2021 – 10:16 pm ET

Murderers for hire? What was the role of 21 Colombian former soldiers in the assassination of Haiti's president?

Three are dead, one is missing and 18 are being held in Haiti awaiting their fate. Their families deny that they were the assassins of President Jovenel Moïse, but evidence indicates several of the Colombians entered his residence the night he was murdered. But who sent them? ( Leer en español)
17 min de lectura
19 Ago 2021 – 11:11 pm ET

Canelo: Love and Legacy

He's the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world. As he prepares to potentially become Mexico’s first undisputed middleweight champ, Canelo Álvarez talks love and legacy with Jorge Ramos.
13 Ago 2021 – 07:07 pm ET

Gusanos for Dinner

Would you eat a cockroach, or a worm, or a grasshopper? Many experts believe that to tackle global hunger, or just to improve our diet, what we have to do is exactly that, add bugs to our daily menu.