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One study says some Latino kids don’t exercise. Another study tells why

LatinaLista — A new report makes the simple but bold statement — “healthy people and healthy places go together.” The report, “Why Place & Race Matter: Impacting health through a focus on race and place,” sponsored by PolicyLink and the California Endowment, illustrates why a person’s neighborhood and local community can be a good predictor

Before Obama resurrects presidential bid, he has a standing appointment with DREAMers

LatinaLista — While delivering his budget speech yesterday, President Obama correctly predicted that he would be criticized for it. He was. But it was one particular criticism from his political opponents that made some people do a double-take on the speech. According to some GOP politicians, they claim that President Obama was delivering a speech

Immigration lawyer who retrieved 4-year-old U.S. citizen from Guatemala challenges media to finish their job

LatinaLista — David Sperling is an immigration lawyer in Long Island, New York, but he wasn’t always one. At one time, earlier in his career, Sperling was a journalist who reported from abroad and witnessed firsthand the kinds of conditions his clients today left behind. Because he still retains that journalistic curiosity and sense of

Young Latino soccer players kick away stereotypes on way to their goal

By Pam Burrell LatinaLista Woodburn, Oregon’s population is 51 percent Hispanic and 49 percent Anglo. It has the highest concentration of taquerias in the state and on Saturday afternoons the parks are crowded with Hispanic men’s soccer league games which culminate every August with an intense men’s league tournament called Fiesta Mexicana. In The Boys

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