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Indigenous Teen Set on Fire by Classmates in Mexico For Speaking Otomi

Sofía Aguilar
Indigenous groups across Latin America—and really, the world—have been the victims of oppression for centuries. In Mexico alone, 23.2 million people identify as Indigenous, 7.3 million of whom speak an Indigenous language, according to a census from 2020 . But...
Lifestyle

8 Stunning Airbnbs in Latin America You Need to Check Out

Nicole Young
Majorly Instagrammable places, authentic culinary hotspots, warm weather, private pools, and, of course, ocean views. Latin America has it all and places like Mexico, Costa Rica, and Brazil are dream destinations that we could never get enough of. Whether you’re...
News and Entertainment

Blanca Burns is the First Mexican-born Woman to Referee an NBA Game

damarisgaleano
When Mexican Americans Kassandra Garcia and Natalia Dorantes made NFL history in 2021 it was a major win for Latina representation in football and now another Latina made sports history but this time in basketball.  Blanca Burns debuted as a...
News and Entertainment

Mexican TV Host Found Dead Marking the 6th Journalist Killed in Mexico in 2022

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Journalists reporting on corruption and cartel violence have long been targeted in Mexico and in 2022 we’re already seeing a surge in the murders of reporters in the area. Mexican TV host and model, Michelle Perez Tadeo, 29, was found dead...
News and Entertainment

A Lesbian Couple from Texas Was Tortured & Killed in Mexico; Suspects Arrested

Violence against women and members of the LGBTQIA+ continues throughout Latin America and the rate is startling even with just a month into the new year. Recently, a lesbian couple from Texas was found dismembered and killed in the city...
News and Entertainment

French Fashion Label Sézane Used Imagery of Indigenous Woman Without Paying Her

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Capitalizing on the labor and image of Indigenous people is unfortunately not a rare occurrence with major brands often using Indigenous culture to promote their products.  Popular French fashion label, Sézane, has come under fire for reportedly intending to use...
Culture

How I Learned About and Honor my Indigenous Roots in Mexico

Virginia Isaad
As a child, one of many truths I struggled to understand about both sides of my family, and about myself, was the constant mixture and conflict of our identities. Being a mixed-race person of European, specifically Spanish, and Indigenous descent,...