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LA Startup The DIME is the Video Version of Craigslist

LA Startup The DIME is the Video Version of Craigslist

By Sara Inés Calderón Más Wired What if you could make your own commercial for the stuff you wanted to sell online? The DIME is an app created by Latinos that does exactly that. The app allows smartphone users to create their own commercials for cars, apartments, jobs, roommates, puppies, tickets or anything else you

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Besides cigars and classic cars, U.S. collectors look to Cuba for one more thing — Cuban art

LatinaLista — Ever since the announcement that the United States was starting the process of normalizing relations with Cuba, Americans have been salivating for two things: Cuban cigars and the classic cars that stream along the island nation’s roads. But there’s one more thing that aficionados are hoping will be in great demand on the


US Policies Facilitate Cuban Crime Rings: Report

by Kyra Gurney InSight Crime An investigation conducted by a Florida newspaper revealed that numerous Cuban criminal networks operate in the United States, a phenomenon facilitated by US immigration policies that will likely change as the two countries restore diplomatic ties. According to a yearlong investigation by the Florida Sun Sentinel, criminal networks run by


Medicaid for kids in the 1980s is paying off now

By Jim Shelton Futurity Kids in the United States who received expanded Medicaid benefits in the 1980s and 1990s have contributed more to the tax system as adults, were more likely to attend college, and were less likely to die prematurely. The findings are based on an analysis of tax returns for nearly all children