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

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


VIDEO: With climate change worsening, hope is but a tree away

LatinaLista — Climate change is getting worse. The stats prove it. A recent report by the American Meteorological Society found that greenhouse gases, sea levels and global temperatures — key indicators of climate change — rose in 2013. It’s a trend that scientists don’t foresee “cooling down.” The rise in these key stats means that


Argentina chasing first Cup title in 28 years

By Eduardo Szklarz BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Germany’s historic rout against Brazil in the first World Cup semifinal match on July 8 leaves Argentina as the only country representing the Americas that still has a shot at winning the title on regional soil. The Argentines, who are thirsting for their first World Cup championship


New text campaign strives to help women impacted by recent Supreme Court birth control ruling

LatinaLista — For many young Latinas, one of the most appreciated benefits of the Affordable Care Act has been the opportunity to receive their birth control without paying a co-pay/deductible. Unfortunately, the recent Supreme Court ruling that allows businesses to deny insurance coverage for birth control for their employees if it conflicts with their religious

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Profile: Latina Actress Julie Carmen Enjoys Real Life Roles as Marriage Counselor and Yoga Therapist

By Deborah Charnes LatinaLista It’s the dream of thousands to go to New York City or Hollywood and become a star. The entertainment world, for so many in our society, means glamour, money, recognition, and the pinnacle of success. It’s one of the toughest paths, and the lion’s share end up waiting tables, spending relentless

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New website launches to inspire girls to see themselves as political leaders

LatinaLista — Over the last decade, female politicians have slowly risen in number. In cities over 30,000 people, the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University, which tracks female political participation, counts 249 women mayors (among 1,351 mayors overall). Seventy-two women hold statewide executive office and there are 99 women serving in the