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Guest Voz: Folk Cures and Alternative Treatment Are Putting Hispanic Patients At Risk

Guest Voz: Folk Cures and Alternative Treatment Are Putting Hispanic Patients At Risk

By Dr. Joseph C. Alvarnas Hispanic Healthy Living As Hispanics continue their ascent as the largest and fastest growing minority group in the U.S., tension points between the healthcare and the Hispanic communities are growing as well, fueled by the lack of outreach from the former to the latter. One of the results of this

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Guest Voz: Secretly negotiated trade agreement could be “TPP”ing point in creating a future none of us should want

By Megan Weinand LatinaLista “Today we say, enough is enough! We have been denied the most elemental preparation so they can use us as cannon fodder and pillage the wealth of our country. They don’t care that we have nothing, absolutely nothing, not even a roof over our heads, no land, no work, no health

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Guest Voz: Jesus Huerta: A Child Killed in Durham Police Custody

By Lamont Lilly LatinaLista Another Durham resident has now died in a controversial encounter with the Durham Police Department. This time it was teenager and local Riverside High School student, Jesus Huerta. An official response from Durham police chief, Jose Lopez states that 17 year old, Jesus Huerta died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound while

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Guest Voz: The Dominican Republic faces biggest human rights issue in struggle to recognize Haitian-descent citizens

By Ivan Marte LatinaLista A September ruling by the Dominican Republic’s Constitutional Court stripping Dominican citizenship of children born in the Dominican Republic (DR) to undocumented parents takes the human rights issue to a whole new level, especially since the court is applying it to anyone born after 1929. The court’s justices justified their ruling

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