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San Antonio food bank culinary program a success, honored with USPS stamp

By Amanda Lozano La Prensa de San Antonio After 18 weeks of learning the fundamentals of cooking, the students of the Culinary Training Program at the San Antonio Food Bank have finally completed their curriculum. It wasn’t easy, but seeing that people, local shelters and children were enjoying the food they cooked made it worth

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Brokenhearted? Have a Heart Condition? A Botanica May Offer a Cure

By Camila Osorio Avendano Feet in 2 Worlds It’s late on a July evening. About a hundred people are crowded into a botanica in the South Bronx. Shelves along the walls are filled with potions and dry herbs to cure problems ranging from kidney disease to “how to get your marriage to work.” A group

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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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Nearly half of Mexico’s children suffer from lead poisoning

LatinaLista — A traditional dish many Mexican families include on their Christmas menu is pozole. It’s not uncommon to see the soup served up in the distinctive decorated bowls for which Mexico is famous. The bowls, decorated with lead-based glaze, have long been known to be a source of elevated lead levels in the bloodstreams

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Crowdfunder: AbilityList.org – an online marketspace for people with disabilities

LatinaLista — Campaign: AbilityList.org Fifty-six million Americans have at least one disability, making them the nation’s largest minority group. On average people with disabilities experience less education, less employment, worse health outcomes, and higher poverty rates. What if there was one place online where people with disabilities and their supporters could go to find –

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Video: Carlos Santana and Larry King – one-on-one

LatinaLista — Carlos Santana is more than just a Latino musical icon. Over the years, this talented guitarist has used his “stage” to promote literacy, expose discrimination, support up-and-coming Latino/a artists and given a voice to those who suffer without one. Never afraid to speak his mind, this 2013 Kennedy Center Award honoree was one

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