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Video: Honduras’ ambitious experiment to save a country and its future

Video: Honduras’ ambitious experiment to save a country and its future

LatinaLista — The only thing safe about Honduras these days is the fact that it’s not on anyone’s vacation list. Having the dubious distinction of being the murder capital of the world and a place so riddled with violence that it’s driving thousands of its own people out of the country for a safer quality

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US Census hopes game app spurs interest in learning about the 50 states

LatinaLista — Over the last twenty years, the average American, especially young people, have been dropping in their basic knowledge of the 50 states. The U.S. Census aims to address this national embarrassment with a new free app making a game out of the data the Census Bureau collects for its American Community Survey. The

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Video: Latina comic balances “pretty strong opinions” with humor

LatinaLista — Mexican American Grace Parra has some “pretty strong opinions.” It’s what is making her YouTube videos so compelling to watch. Not because she rants and raves but inserts a HUGE dose of humor to present a different perspective on a range of issues in the news today. In the featured video, Grace explores

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Video: Laying to rest the notion that legalizing 12 million immigrants is bad for the economy

LatinaLista — The debate over immigration reform these days always entails the argument of how much immigrants, particularly undocumented, are taking away from U.S. society, rather than giving into it. In that vein, lawmakers have reacted by passing legislation that bars them from doing everything ranging from getting driver’s licenses to receiving in-state tuition to

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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

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