Category Archives for Latino & Latin America
After years of organizing, Uruguay was the first country to ratify ILO Convention 189, guaranteeing domestic workers the same basic rights as any other workers. This includes a guaranteed minimum wage, regulated working hours, access to social security and legal … Continue reading
Looks like Mitt Romney might have to try a different angle. Contrary to popular political generalizations, Latinos may not all be against abortion. According to a Lake Research Partners survey conducted with 600 participants, a majority of Latinos believe that … Continue reading
Some of my favorite photos from Brazil’s Slutwalk “Marcha das Vadias.” These photos are from the Brasilia faction, but there were marches in Rio, São Paulo, Belo Horizonte and more cities. I wish I could have been there! 1) The … Continue reading
Have you heard of Chocquibtown? I recently laid my ears on some of their music, and I’m addicted to the sound of this Afro-Colombian band, mixing hip-hop beats with sounds of salsa, cumbia, and Latino America. But what I love … Continue reading
So I’ve posted on my travel blog about the work that I’m doing in Bahia, Brazil recently, but I thought that this bit of news was worth sharing here too. For those of you who don’t know, I’ve been interning … Continue reading
Love this. Subheading reads: “The bottom has “In Puerto Rico, 1/3 of the women of child-bearing age – sterilized/ In the U.S., 20% of Black married women – sterilized/ In India, men and women sterilized by law./ Too many people … Continue reading
I wish I looked as patient as this teacher when I try to explain this concept.