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What’s happening at the U.S.-Mexico border in 5 charts

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Border Patrol agents apprehended more migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border in fiscal 2019 than in any year since fiscal...

Facts on Latinos of Peruvian origin in the U.S.

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). An estimated 679,000 Hispanics of Peruvian origin lived in the United States in 2017, according to a Pew Research...

Legislation proposed by new Uruguayan president criminalizes insulting police

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Miami, May 14, 2020 — Uruguayan lawmakers should reject a proposed regulation criminalizing insulting police, and ensure that laws...

Americans have mixed views of Mexico, ‘warmer’ feelings toward Canada

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). As the Trump administration proposes changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Americans have sharply different feelings...

Naturalized Citizens Make Up Record One-in-Ten U.S. Eligible Voters in 2020

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). How we did this For this report, we analyzed the detailed demographics and geographic distribution of immigrants who are eligible...

Haiti cholera outbreak ‘stopped in its tracks’

This was achieved following concerted efforts from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the Haitian Government and others, to address the root causes of...

Covering police violence protests in the US

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Reporters have been attacked and arrested while covering protests following the death of George Floyd. Follow our coverage at...

Demographic and Economic Profiles of Hispanics by State and County, 2014

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). About Pew Research Center Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues,...

Mexico’s apprehensions and deportations of migrants increase in 2019

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Mexico has apprehended and deported more migrants within its borders so far this fiscal year than at the same...

Many Latinos Blame Trump Administration for Worsening Situation of Hispanics

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Half of Latinos say their situation in the U.S. has worsened over the past year, up from 32% in...

The Different Levels of Commitment to Diaspora Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs have traits that are unique to them. These include alerts to opportunity, adjusted to the openings in the market and the investment environment,...

Rising number of U.S. counties are majority Hispanic or black

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Non-Hispanic white Americans account for 60% of the U.S. population, but in a growing number of counties, a majority...

CPJ calls on Biden administration to commit to source protection in wake of Washington...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Washington, D.C., May 10, 2021 — The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on the Biden administration to make...

Uruguay’s incoming government must consider press freedom in draft ‘urgency law’

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). ...

74% favor legal status for those brought to US illegally as children as Supreme...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). About three-quarters of U.S. adults say they favor granting permanent legal status to immigrants who came illegally to the...

Many Latinos Blame Trump Administration for Worsening Situation of Hispanics

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Half of Latinos say their situation in the U.S. has worsened over the past year, up from 32% in...

WhatsApp is the new tool for Venezuelan feminists during the pandemic · Global Voices

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Source of original article: Gabriela Mesones Rojo / Global Voices (globalvoices.org). Since the beginning of the pandemic, feminist...

Most common age of whites in U.S. is 58. For minorities, it’s 27

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). There were more 27-year-olds in the United States than people of any other age in 2018. But for white...

Prophet Shepherd Bushiri Called Prophet Passion Java to Apologize to him for Publicly saying...

The false allegation that Prophet Passion Java hired people to kill Prophet Shepherd Bushiri in December 2019 and then say that it was a...

Key facts about Latinos in 2018 midterms

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). More than 29 million Latinos are eligible to vote nationwide in 2018, making up 12.8% of all eligible voters...

CPJ Safety Advisory: Covering mass protests in Colombia

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Violent and deadly protests have flared in urban centers across Colombia since April 28, 2021, including Bogotá, the capital,...

Nicaraguan customs authorities target 2 newspapers with ink, paper seizures

Amsterdam, September 10, 2019 -- Nicaraguan authorities should immediately release newsprint and ink supplies belonging to newspapers La Prensa and El Nuevo Diario, the...

Colombia peace process at critical juncture: UN envoy |

Carlos Ruiz Massieu, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia, briefed ambassadors on latest developments under the...

COVID-19 to cause biggest economic contraction ever in Latin America & Caribbean

ECLAC said to find a contraction of this magnitude would mean going back to the Great Depression in 1930, when there was a -5.0...