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Intrn’l Video: Traveling deep into the Amazon Rainforest in search of a cure

Intrn’l Video: Traveling deep into the Amazon Rainforest in search of a cure

LatinaLista — No matter how technologically advanced medicine becomes the mysterious benefits of ancient medicine continues to draw believers to seek them out for their healing properties. One such medicine still exists deep in the Peruvian jungles of the Amazon Rainforest. Known as Ayahuasca, it is a powerful hallucinogen that is used both for spiritual

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Video: Undergrad student shares his easy strategy to eating healthy

LatinaLista — York University undergrad Luke Durward saw that his younger brother was on his way to being unhealthy. How? The younger Durward was cleaning his plate — outeating grown adults several times over. Studying nutrition in college, Luke knew that if something wasn’t done to help his brother it would be harder to help

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Video: No justice to be found for undocumented immigrants killed by U.S. Border Patrol agents

LatinaLista — Over the last two years, the U.S. Border Patrol has been under increased criticism of the deadly force its agents use in confrontations along the U.S.-Mexico border. Compounding the problem is the Border Patrol’s lack of transparency and accountability in reporting shootings along the border. Public outcry, along with stinging criticisms from human

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Intrn’l Video: Colombian comedy underscores there’s more than one sueño in playing futbol

LatinaLista — For those futbol lovers in South America for whom playing in the World Cup is a sueño, it always begins with bolaetrapo (Rag Ball). Director Guillermo Iván’s Colombian comedy “Bolaetrapo” sets the stage for a story about one player named Nutria and his unfortunate accident during a final match of the bolaetrapo world

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Video: Foster care reform includes looking at the facts and acting — not reacting

LatinaLista — With 50 different child welfare organizations in the country, not one of the 50 is reported to be working well, according to Molly McGrath Tierney, director for the Baltimore City Department of Social Services. It is a crisis that McGrath Tierney has tried to address for the past several years in her efforts

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Video: Legal scholar and author Ian Haney López explains how politicians use racism as political strategy to win votes

LatinaLista — Ian Haney López understands politics, especially dog whistle politics — the practice of using code words that use race to turn Americans against each other. According to López, legal scholar and author of Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class, politicians — on both sides

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