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Recognizing Women Leaders at Community Radio Stations in Guatemala

Recognizing Women Leaders at Community Radio Stations in Guatemala

Cultural Survival The legalization of community radio stations has been an on-going struggle for Indigenous communities in Guatemala for almost 20 years. Community radio stations operate in the fear of being raided by the Guatemalan Public Ministry because the current telecommunications law does not allow for non-profit community radio—despite its guarantee in the 1996 Peace


EveryoneOn brings Internet to diverse communities

By Sara Inés Calderón Más Wired EveryoneOn is a non-profit organization that works to provide “high-speed, low-cost Internet service and computers, and free digital literacy courses accessible to all unconnected Americans.” We had the opportunity to chat with Regional Manager Norma Fernandez about EveryoneOn and their work. “The U.S. Census reports that 26.6% of households


Study: Hispanic and Black Boys Drink More Energy Drinks, Which Increases Hyperactivity In Children

SaludToday Children who consume heavily sweetened energy drinks are 66% more likely to be at risk for hyperactivity and inattention symptoms, according to a new study. On the average day, the 1,649 middle-school students in the study reported consuming two sugared beverages or energy drinks, which can contain up to 40 grams of sugar—even though