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“Children of color are the most at-risk victims of pollution”

By Marcia G. Yerman Mom’s Clean Air Force Ana Baptista is on a mission to drive change. With a Masters from Brown University in Environmental Studies, a PhD in Urban Planning and Public Policy, and a teaching post at the New School for Public Engagement, Ana is well-equipped to move the needle on the environmental…

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Guest Voz: A Houston suburb remembers my uncle — a legendary Latino band leader

By José de la Isla LatinaLista MEXICO CITY — My birthday gift, when I turned ten, was a ticket to the Houston Fat Stock Show & Rodeo at the Coliseum. Kids lined up by the hundreds for an autographed picture from the rodeo’s stars, the Cisco Kid and sidekick Pancho. The year was 1954. The…

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Guest Voz: A Look at Mexico’s Tech Sector

By U.S. Ambassador (Ret.) Antonio Garza LatinaLista I’ve written recently on energy and reforms in Mexico, and you can find my previous pieces here. But, there’s something else going on in Mexico that’s worth following, and I wanted to share some thoughts on the country’s tech sector with you. The all too familiar story in…

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Indigenous Art of NYC

By Phoebe Farris Cultural Survival An exhibit of 27 indigenous artists living in NYC is on display at the Arts Horizons LeRoy Neiman Art Center (AHLNAC) from Oct. 13-Nov. 14, 2014. It is a fundraiser for NITCHEN, an advocacy organization for New York City’s Native American children. Curated by Nadema Agard (Cherokee/Lakota/Powhatan) and Joseph W….

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Chilean medical team to be first to perform facial transplant in Latin America

LatinaLista — Latin America has long been known as a part of the world where cosmetic surgery is so popular that teens as young as 14 go under the knife for those Barbie doll good looks. In fact, Brazil now supplants the United States as the global capital of cosmetic surgery. In 2013, Brazil recorded…

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