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The Lucrative Business of Chilean Fruit in Delaware

By Fernando Alcayaga El Tiempo Hispano Let’s do an experiment. Go to your refrigerator and take that apple you just bought at the supermarket. Turn over the fruit until you find the label stuck to it. What did you find? If you found the word Chile … then you’re one of the thousands of consumers

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New report highlights Latinos show ganas to earn degrees but still falling short

LatinaLista — In 2013, 22% of Hispanic adults (25 years and over) had earned an associate degree or higher, compared to Asians (60%), Whites (46%), and African Americans (31%). ~ U.S. Census Bureau 2013 Current Population Survey It’s that single factoid that encapsulates the future of Latinos. Pretty dismal — and ironic since it’s been

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New report highlights Latinos show ganas to earn degrees but still falling short

LatinaLista — In 2013, 22% of Hispanic adults (25 years and over) had earned an associate degree or higher, compared to Asians (60%), Whites (46%), and African Americans (31%). ~ U.S. Census Bureau 2013 Current Population Survey It’s that single factoid that encapsulates the future of Latinos. Pretty dismal — and ironic since it’s been

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VIDEO: With climate change worsening, hope is but a tree away

LatinaLista — Climate change is getting worse. The stats prove it. A recent report by the American Meteorological Society found that greenhouse gases, sea levels and global temperatures — key indicators of climate change — rose in 2013. It’s a trend that scientists don’t foresee “cooling down.” The rise in these key stats means that

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Hitting the Ground Running: The story of Clemente Rodriguez

By Virginia Brooks LatinaLista It’s before dawn and Clemente Rodriguez hits the ground running. He pulls on his work clothes and heads out to meet his power line crew somewhere in East Texas to start a 10-hour day of demanding and sometimes dangerous work. Clemente is a lineman, and he spends much of his days

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Equity crowdfunding takes donating to whole new level for Latinos

LatinaLista — When crowdfunding first arrived in cyberspace about eight years ago, most people saw it as another incarnation of the popular “Pay It Forward” movement. Ordinary people pledging their own money to help out an entrepreneur, assist in developing the next smart-tech invention or support a good cause and actually get something in return,

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Latina inventor puts a new ‘edge’ to the traditional favorite empanada

By Juan Miret LatinaLista Who would have thought that the delicious Latin American – okay, and Spanish too! – turnovers, better known as empanadas, filled with meat, seafood, vegetables, cheeses and a never-ending list of ingredientes could be reinvented? And I am not talking about changing the frying or baking of this popular Latino street

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Argentina chasing first Cup title in 28 years

By Eduardo Szklarz Infosurhoy.com BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Germany’s historic rout against Brazil in the first World Cup semifinal match on July 8 leaves Argentina as the only country representing the Americas that still has a shot at winning the title on regional soil. The Argentines, who are thirsting for their first World Cup championship

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New national survey finds nothing “optimistic” for the future of Latinas

LatinaLista — The headline from the latest national poll targeting Latinos summed up the overall results of the survey as, “Poll of Latino families finds optimism despite many obstacles.” Yet, a deeper look into the findings reveals that there’s nothing optimistic for Latinas. The joint survey commissioned by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) in partnership

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Crowdfunder: Discovering the human impact on Belize’s bottlenose dolphins

LatinaLista — Campaign: Human Impacts on Bottlenose Dolphins in Belize Jazmin Garcia is a Master’s student in Marine Biology on the thesis track at Nova Southeastern University, where she is a Title V fellow. Garcia is researching a question that scientists who study Belize’s bottlenose dolphins have been studying for two decades – Has increased

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