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Guatemala’s newest “Embassy” gives residents of gang-plagued neighborhood equal chance at finding a job

Guatemala’s newest “Embassy” gives residents of gang-plagued neighborhood equal chance at finding a job

LatinaLista — Gang violence is a given negative for any community — diminished property values, random street violence, increase in petty crime — the list goes on but rarely is it heard that neighborhood gang violence actually keeps people from getting jobs. In Guatemala it does. It seems Zona 18, recognized as one of the

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Do Politics divide Americans more than race?

By Clifton B. Parker Futurity Democrats and Republicans are increasingly split along political party lines, and new research suggests those partisan sentiments are stronger than racial biases. “We were particularly surprised at the extent to which party politics has become a litmus test for interpersonal relations. Marriage across party lines is extremely rare,” says Shanto

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Guest Voz: Time to realize human trafficking is alive and thriving in Latino communities across the U.S.

By Sean Morrison LatinaLista If you were to ask most six-year-old girls what they wanted to be when they grow up, you could get a variety of answers. Little girls dream of a future full of productive work, loving friends and families and happy times. None imagine they could be the victims of sex trafficking.

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Hundreds of foreigners deported from Peru in past weeks for abuse of tourist visas

By Agnes Rivera Peru This Week According to Peru’s Interior Minister, Daniel Urresti, 200 foreigners have been deported from Peru in the last three weeks. This comes after the Migration department of Peru decided to speed up expulsion protocols, reducing them from eight months to twenty-four hours. Urresti made it a point to clarify that

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