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Video: Independent LA music show highlights the ‘little known but talented’ Latino musicians of the city

Video: Independent LA music show highlights the ‘little known but talented’ Latino musicians of the city

LatinaLista — Los Angeles has long been known as the Mecca for those trying to break into show business. Yet, as anyone in LA will tell you, show business isn’t just the movie or television industry, it’s also the music industry. Home to some of the most iconic music labels, Los Angeles is a magnet

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Intrn’l Video: Rural Colombian town fights Canadian gold mining company for survival

LatinaLista — Indigenous and rural people throughout the Americas have long been under constant threat of attack against their way of life since the days of the Spanish conquistadores. What used to be outright murder and enslavement has evolved into displacing them or endangering their health when seizing their lands for drilling, mining or deforestation.

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Video: Faced with high odds against academic success, six Latino teens seize control of their lives — and do it!

LatinaLista — For a lot of Latino teens, going to school can be just as much of a challenge as succeeding. For those who are low-income, first or second-generation, undocumented, live in neighborhoods where gang violence and recruitment are the norm, attend overcrowded schools with indifferent faculty and can’t envision a future for themselves, it’s

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Viernes Video: Filmmaker creates mini-film about the plight of migrant farmworker children

LatinaLista — The plight of migrant farm workers has never gotten the full attention it deserves. No matter that the only reason the nation is able to enjoy the convenience of having fruits and vegetables at our neighborhood markets is because of the backbreaking work of these men, women — and children hunched over in

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Video: Chilean-born street artist Dasic Fernández creates art that carries ‘colorful’ messages

LatinaLista — Dasic Fernández doesn’t care if people call him a graffiti artist, tagger or muralist. All he cares is that he gives an empty space on a wall a soul that connects with people. Chile-born Fernández lives these days in the greater New York City area practicing his art on any vacant wall that

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Intrn’l Video: Riding the monster waves of Praia do Norte, Portugal — from a safe distance

LatinaLista — On October 28, 2013, people the world over were glued to their televisions and mobile device screens watching waves, some measuring up to 100 feet, pound Praia do Norte on the coast of Portugal as a result of an Atlantic storm. It wasn’t so much the frothy tipped sea-green sheets of water rising

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