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

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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Video: Central American governments play their own blame game explaining why their children are fleeing to U.S.

LatinaLista — Ever since President Obama finally recognized the influx of Central American children at the U.S.-Mexico border as a “humanitarian crisis,” partisan blame has been thickly spread. From faulting current U.S. policy and criticizing border enforcement to calling out the governments of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, blame has replaced any effort in finding

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New service targeting Latino market puts twist on cyber shout-outs

LatinaLista — We all know social media has had the same impact on society as did the invention of the printing press. For the first time since the printing press’ invention, news (of any sort) reaches people regardless of geography, time of day and even language. For the end-user, social media is a godsend in

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Video: Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood learns how to fight back against rising neighborhood violence

LatinaLista — The history of the city of Chicago seems to have always been intertwined with violence. The 21st Century is no different. During this year’s Fourth of July holiday weekend, the city recorded nine people killed by gun violence and another 60 wounded. The trend continued the following weekend with three people killed. For

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VIDEO: Kids Overwhelming US Border, Officials Acknowledge

LatinaLista — Top Obama administration officials told senators Wednesday they’re struggling to keep up with the surge of immigrants at the southern border, acknowledging they’ve been overwhelmed as children show up by the tens of thousands from violence-torn Central America. “We have not been what I would say successful yet” in ensuring that the unaccompanied

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Transcript: Remarks by the President on Border Security and Immigration Reform

THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. One year ago this month, senators of both parties –- with support from the business, labor, law enforcement, faith communities –- came together to pass a commonsense immigration bill. Independent experts said that bill would strengthen our borders, grow our economy, shrink our deficits. As we speak, there are enough

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