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Planet’s indigenous get ready to stage “largest climate march in history”

Planet’s indigenous get ready to stage “largest climate march in history”

LatinaLista — Among the rational, climate change is no longer denied or ridiculed. Rising sea levels, soaring summer temperatures, monstrous storms, tornados and flooding and a drought encompassing most of the planet are clear indicators that something is happening. It is said that the people who are on the frontlines of this global climate change

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Migrant farmworker children share their dreams and perspectives in winning artwork and essays

LatinaLista — It is estimated that as many as 500,000 children work harvesting and picking the nation’s crops in farm fields from Michigan to California. They and their families are the migrant farmers. Since children from the age of 12 can legally work for an unlimited number of hours outside of school in fields and

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Equity crowdfunding takes donating to whole new level for Latinos

LatinaLista — When crowdfunding first arrived in cyberspace about eight years ago, most people saw it as another incarnation of the popular “Pay It Forward” movement. Ordinary people pledging their own money to help out an entrepreneur, assist in developing the next smart-tech invention or support a good cause and actually get something in return,

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Without intervention, Latino Millennials on same path as parents towards financial insecurity

LatinaLista — When it comes to money, Latinos see spending, saving and investing through a different lens. While the Suze Ormans and Dave Ramseys of the financial world bluntly advise people to think of themselves first when it comes to their money, most Latinos do the exact opposite. In fact, a recent Wells Fargo survey

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Seizing opportunities leads to national success for Latina entrepreneur Gaby Natale

LatinaLista — Argentine-born entrepreneur Gaby Natale has seen her share of economic crises. In 2001, newly graduated with a Master’s in journalism, Gaby found herself one of the millions in Buenos Aires looking for a job in the midst of one of the worst economic crisis to hit the South American country. Six years later,

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World’s richest man creates website helping Spanish-speaking immigrants achieve American Dream

LatinaLista — Contrary to popular belief that Latinos are internet illiterate, statistics show that over 60 percent of the Latino population connect to the internet on some device, that includes the immigrant community. Now, Spanish-speaking migrants in the U.S. have a new website tailored to their unique needs — all in quest of achieving that

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