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U.S. Embassy raising awareness among Chilean high schoolers about disappearance of honeybees with comics contest

U.S. Embassy raising awareness among Chilean high schoolers about disappearance of honeybees with comics contest

LatinaLista — Among the biggest threats to any nation’s eco-system is the loss of honeybees. It’s more than just honey that bees contribute to human diet; they are also responsible for pollinating up to 70 percent of the food a person eats every day. Eight years ago, one beekeeper in the U.S. sounded the alarm

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Guest Voz: No More Time to Delay: It’s Time for Latinos to Sign Up for the Affordable Care Act

By Vanessa Cárdenas LatinaLista Last week, President Obama held a historic town hall hosted by the leading Spanish language outlets – Univision, impreMedia and Telemundo – to impress upon the Latino community the importance of enrolling for healthcare ahead of the March 31st deadline. This town hall, unprecedented in its reach, aimed to highlight how

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Year of the Caregiver: Accepting the realities of aging means exploring community services to help caregivers

By Judi Bonilla LatinoElders A wise teacher once told me, “The trick to life is to be a gracious giver and a gracious receiver.” Gracious acceptance is an art – an art which most never bother to cultivate. We think that we have to learn how to give, but we forget about accepting things, which

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Guest Voz: 6 Steps The President And Congress Can Take To Help Young Men Of Color

By Vanessa Cárdenas LatinaLista President Obama recently launched “My Brother’s Keeper,” an initiative that aims to address the profound challenges young men of color face. A long overdue and sorely needed endeavor, the President is using his bully pulpit to call on government, nonprofit, and corporate leaders to get serious about improving the life outcomes

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Latina Cubicle Confidential™ : Is the “Burnt Tortilla Syndrome” Holding You Back?

By Dr. Maria G. Hernandez Latina Cubicle Confidential™ Texas State Senator, Leticia Van de Putte , who is running for lieutenant governor next year, has said that Latinas can suffer from the “burnt tortilla syndrome”! You know it’s true. Latinas give of themselves in our families, in our community, and at work — sometimes to

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