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Latino Author Writes Book On ‘What History Failed To Tell Us’

Latino Author Writes Book On ‘What History Failed To Tell Us’

By Annika Darling CTLatinoNews.com Carlos B. Vega, Ph.D, has dedicated his entire professional life to fostering better relations and understanding between the Hispanic and American cultures. He is a prolific writer, both in Spanish and in English, and specializes in the Spanish language and Hispanic literature, history, and culture. Vega has been a Spanish professor

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Pollster: Arizona’s switch from red to blue state ‘inevitable’

By Joe Martin Cronkite News Service PHOENIX – Arizona has a national reputation for hard-core conservatism, but it’s inevitable that Democrats will hold sway in the state as the Latino population grows and independent voters surge, a pollster said Saturday. Jim Haynes, president and CEO of the Phoenix-based Behavior Research Center, said the shift has

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Ventura-based nonprofit expands educational outreach in Nicaragua

By Frank X. Moraga Amigos805 Nicaragua is the poorest country in Central America and the second poorest in the Western Hemisphere. Much of the nation’s infrastructure was destroyed during a revolution in the late 1970s and a civil war during the 1980s. As a result, about 50 percent of Nicaraguans currently live below the poverty

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Death, Child Deportation Continue on the Migrant Trail

Frontera NorteSur A Mexican human rights defender said this week that the deportation of child migrants from his country has more than doubled. In remarks made at a conference in Oaxaca, Diego Lorente Perez de Eulante, director of the Fray Matias de Cordova Human Rights Center, charged that child migrants were being locked up and

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One journalist’s journey covering insecurity, injustice and impunity at la línea

By Alejandra Vásquez El Nuevo Sol “The people who tell the stories are usually the people who win or the powerful ones, but there’s always people who are not powerful and don’t have a voice,” said Melissa Del Bosque, a reporter for the Texas Observer covering the El Paso – Juarez border. CSUN had the

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Phony lawyers calling themselves notarios continue to scam unsuspecting immigrants

By Vianey Alderete Borderzine EL PASO — A “Now Renting” sign and an empty office is all Irma Castañeda found when she went to ask her immigration attorney how her deferred action petition was proceeding. She had paid the man who turned out not to be a lawyer at all $2000 to solve her immigration

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