Latinos Demand Justice For Trayvon Martin In East Los Angeles

Hundreds of Latinos gathered Sunday afternoon in East Los Angeles to protest George Zimmerman’s acquittal on all charges for the killing of unarmed, black teenager Trayvon Martin.

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Una semana de asombro, horror, incertidumbre

Fue el primer acto exitoso de terrorismo en Estados Unidos bajo el gobierno de Barack Obama. Con el correr de las horas se comenzaron a aclarar las nuevas realidades. Tres muertos: dos jóvenes mujeres, un niño de 8 años.

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En medio de la conmoción nacional, inicia el debate migratorio

El evento histórico del inicio del debate sobre la reforma migratoria ya no es ni la única noticia de importancia, ni la más relevante. Lo cual no es óbice para que el debate sea productivo y conduzca, de una vez por todas, a la solución de la cuestión migratoria.

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The Bergoglio Paradox: Conservative Pope, Defender Of The Poor

The new pope brings a set of mixed beliefs, in which his concern for the underprivileged does not stop him from being conservative in questions concerning “morality and family.” He is opposed to abortion, contraception and gay marriage, but strongly supports help for HIV victims and baptism for illegitimate children.

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Pope Francis' Role In Argentina's Dictatorship Raises Questions Around Missing People

Published in The Huffington Post on March 15th, 2013 The election of Jorge Mario Bergoglio as the new Pope Francis

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Pope Francis’ Role In Argentina’s Dictatorship Raises Questions Around Missing People

Published in The Huffington Post on March 15th, 2013 The election of Jorge Mario Bergoglio as the new Pope Francis

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How Many People Have Really Been Deported Under Obama?

Many Latinos are critical of President Barack Obama’s occasional championing of undocumented immigrant deportation, believing that Obama has broken his campaign promise to pass immigration reform in his first year in office.

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National Parks: Chronicling The Presence And Historic Legacy Of U.S. Hispanics

Hearing what is said these days about Hispanics, you would think that they are a mix of «aliens,» criminals, vandals, low-class men and women, and «illegal» workers out to take jobs away from «Americans.»

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Mexican Drug War: U.S. Accused Of Laundering Drug Cartel Money

What makes this story stand out is that fact that similar operations organized by American agencies occurred in other places. After all, people close to the DEA told the Times, the operation wasn’t as dangerous as running guns.

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Latinos Bid Loud ‘Adios’ To Depressing 2011

Life hasn’t been good, and Hispanics have suffered the same fate as the much of the general population: persistent unemployment, political uncertainty and a deep sense of dejection. But as a group, their fate was worse: according to the Department of Labor, last month, when the national unemployment rate was 8.3 percent, for Latinos it reached 11.4 percent.

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Latinos Bid Loud 'Adios' To Depressing 2011

Life hasn’t been good, and Hispanics have suffered the same fate as the much of the general population: persistent unemployment, political uncertainty and a deep sense of dejection. But as a group, their fate was worse: according to the Department of Labor, last month, when the national unemployment rate was 8.3 percent, for Latinos it reached 11.4 percent.

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Anonymous vs. Zetas: Hackers Taking On The Drug Cartel

«Anonymous as a group with hierarchy and secrete membership is a construction of the media. There may be contact between different members, but it is not a requirement.»

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From Yiddish to Spanglish: my life as an immigrant

Will Spanglish develop into something like Yiddish or is it merely transitional speech? Will we see a Spanglish school? Rules? A Spanglish Academy?

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‘Mosquita y Mari’ is about us: Aurora Guerrero

“When people think about Latinos they often imagine East Los Angeles, Boyle Heights. They imagine a world of gangsters and cholos. Of stereotypes,”

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Alex Sánchez and Confronting Prevention and Intervention Efforts

But this state of shock lasted for one day only. On June 28, 2009, the first community meeting was held in Los Angeles, demanding a «Fair Trial for Alex» which galvanized his supporters.

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Arturo De Los Santos, Foreclosure Crisis Victim, Faces Eviction From Re-Occupied Home (VIDEO)

The De Los Santos family epitomizes the growing number of people who work hard, follow the rules and achieve the American Dream, only to see it crumble into a nightmare.

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