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The “We Won’t Wait for Peace” Virtual Film Festival marks International Day of Peace

LatinaLista — Today is International Day of Peace. It is a day dedicated to a global call for ceasefire and non-violence. This year’s call, as asked by the UN Secretary-General, is for nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation. Unfortunately, such a call can only be responded to by the governments of the world. However, working towards peace

International Peace Summit in Costa Rica extends a global invitation via virtual summit web site

LatinaLista — Everyone, or most everyone, has heard about the G-20 Summit taking place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Sept. 24-25, attended by the world’s most powerful leaders to discuss the state and future of the global economy. Yet, there’s another summit taking place this month and it also deals with an imperative issue facing the

Texas researcher needs Latinas of 40-60-years of age for online study

LatinaLista — When it comes to exercise among Latinas, there is definitely a generation gap. Latinas who are young and into their body image tend to hit the gym and the running trails either on a religious or semi-religious basis. Latinas, who trend a little older, say in their 40s, 50s and 60s, may not

Online classifieds listings selling itself to Spanish-speakers

LatinaLista — By now, anyone who has ever used classified listings to buy or sell something knows about Craigslist. Yet, with the huge Spanish-speaking readership in the country, it was only a matter of time that a Spanish version would be created — and it has been! It’s called Clasilistados. “Clasilistados” means “classified listings in

New online Latina talk show goes where Oprah and Barbara dare not

LatinaLista — One of the reasons why Latina Lista was started (in 2004) was because there was a sadly disappointing lack of Latina voices in the blogosphere. Thankfully, since then, a lot of Latinas listas have come online sharing their voices — but there are still areas where Latina voices are extremely underrepresented. One of

Website commemorates 89th anniversary of passage of the 19 Amendment (Women’s right to vote)

LatinaLista — August 26, 2009 is the 89th anniversary of women getting the right to vote. Otherwise, known as the 19th Amendment. To celebrate this very important democratic milestone in our nation’s history, HerStory Scrapbook compiled over 900 links to articles, editorials, and letters in The New York Times Archive for the last four years

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