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Guest Voz: Latino Families Deserve a Much More Humanitarian Solution

Guest Voz: Latino Families Deserve a Much More Humanitarian Solution

By Katherine Culliton González LatinaLista During the past few weeks, the President finally called the increase in Central American children crossing the border alone, fleeing violence and poverty, “an urgent humanitarian crisis;” yet one of the root causes is this Administration’s deportation policies impacting Latino children and families. President Obama had also postponed review of


New Toolkit to Help Reach Latinas with Culturally Relevant Breast Cancer Info

SaludToday A new online toolkit aims to help community organizations across the nation deliver culturally and language-appropriate breast cancer information to Latinas. The toolkit, developed by Susan G. Komen for the Cure and the Mexican Embassy, offers free resources to both experienced and novice breast cancer educators working in the Latina community, providing culturally-specific communication


Biden gets stern with Central American leaders about addressing root problems for mass migration of unaccompanied children

By Anna Bevan LatinaLista GUATEMALA CITY — Vice-president Joe Biden visited Guatemala today to discuss what President Obama has described as the “humanitarian crisis” of tens of thousands of unaccompanied Central American child migrants illegally crossing the border between Mexico and the United States. According to the Department of Homeland Security, 46,188 child migrants were


Could tech jobs combat narcos in Mexico?

By Sara Inés Calderón Más Wired A Texas-based entrepreneur says that Mexico has amazing potential to be a global hotbed for IT workers. And, if the right amount of investment is made there, a startup and entrepreneurial ecosystem could thrive. Mexico could be an unparalleled global destination for technology workers, something that Austin-based IT solutions


Brazilian tattooists on the front lines of helping detect skin cancer

LatinaLista — It’s a safe assumption that the thousands of World Cup fans descending on Brazil this month will come home with souvenirs. Some may even come home with a permanent one — a tattoo. For those who do, it could probably be the best souvenir of their lives. Brazilian tattoo artists have been offered