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Graduate student in Mexico spearheading Kickstarter campaign to tell the stories of deported DREAMers

Graduate student in Mexico spearheading Kickstarter campaign to tell the stories of deported DREAMers

LatinaLista — The credit for pushing Congress and President Obama’s administration to address immigration reform goes to the DREAMers. A group of young people who were brought to the United States by their parents as children and who grew up embracing America as their country. The threat of deporting these homegrown Americans has been the

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New report underscores Indigenous men making political progress in South America, but women not so much

LatinaLista — In Latin America and the Caribbean there are approximately 50 million indigenous peoples, about 10% of the total population. However, in two countries, Peru and Guatemala, indigenous peoples encompass almost half of the population, and in Bolivia, they are over 60% of the total population. Even though in Mexico indigenous peoples cover only

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Paraguay tackles math illiteracy among students starting with pre-schoolers

LatinaLista — The United States isn’t the only country making a big push to interest students in science and math courses. One South American country is making an extra effort to not only encourage their students to like math, but are starting while the children are still in pre-school. Paraguay is a country that knows

Cooling stations in the Sonora and Chihuahua deserts hold refrigerated bottled water for migrants on their way to the U.S.

Mexico’s Red Cross creates crowdfunding campaign to build desert cooling stations for U.S.-bound migrants

LatinaLista — Leaving cool water in the blazing desert for migrants desperate to risk their lives to enter the United States without the proper paperwork is not a new act of kindness. Yet, for an aid organization to start a crowdfunding campaign to help them leave water in the desert is new. La Cruz Roja


Embroidery Collective Gives Voice to Mexico’s Victims of Gender-Based Killings

By Mayela Sanchez Global Press Institute A group of mostly women remember victims of gender-based killings by embroidering their stories on handkerchiefs and displaying them at local demonstrations and events. There were more than 34,000 feminicides in Mexico from 1985 to 2009. Performing a traditional craft that requires time and patience, the embroiderers say they

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Intrn’l Video: A journey through Peru and Bolivia’s most treasured landmarks

LatinaLista — The South American countries of Peru and Bolivia are more than just neighbors. Along their shared border, stands many mystical and awe-inspriring places like Machu Picchu or Lake Titicaca — among a host of other sites to see and experience. Unfortunately, not everyone will have the opportunity to travel to see the sights