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Visiting the Ixil Triangle and Uncovering its History with Community Radios

Visiting the Ixil Triangle and Uncovering its History with Community Radios

Cultural Survival Guatemala has a sad history for the Mayan people. The civil war tore its population and left a veil of fear that has taken years to uncover. Despite the signing of the Peace Accords in 1996 that brought peace to Guatemala and ended its 36 years of war, little has actually changed for

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Documentary Shares Story of Robotics Team, Immigrant Students

By Katherine Leal Unmuth Latino Ed Beat In 2004, a group of four undocumented immigrant Latino high school students accomplished an astonishing achievement. Competing on a robotics team formed at Carl Hayden High School in Phoenix, the four young men defeated students from the elite Massachusetts Institute of Technology in an elite robotics competition. In

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Deported DREAMer returns to Mexico from year of studying immigration abroad to begin unique research

By Nancy Landa Mundo Citizen Over the past year, I have engaged in a constant reflection about my experience of deportation from the U.S. and what it has meant for me to rebuild my life in Mexico. I have attempted to document not only the major challenges I encounter in the reinsertion process into Mexican

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The Community Speaks: Student-led bilingual education programs in rural Mexico

By Chi Anunwa Language Magazine The state of Durango, Mexico, is a study in breathtaking contrasts. On the journey to the county of Mezquital in the southern tip of the state, dramatic desert landscapes give way to the lush, green peaks of the Sierra Madre Occidental mountain range, which nestle a tiny, chilly village named

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Juvenile Justice Reforms Prominent in New Bill by U.S. Senators Booker and Paul

By Ryan Schill Juvenile Justice Information Exchange Two first-term senators from opposite sides of the aisle introduced legislation Tuesday banning the use of juvenile solitary confinement in federal facilities, along with several other reforms that would impact juveniles offenders, The Washington Post reports. New Jersey Democrat Cory Booker and Kentucky Republican Rand Paul, who sponsored

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