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Intrn’l Video: Chilean film underscores how the torturous legacy of Chile dictator Augusto Pinochet still haunts today through the eyes

Intrn’l Video: Chilean film underscores how the torturous legacy of Chile dictator Augusto Pinochet still haunts today through the eyes

LatinaLista — The dark legacy of Chile dictator Augusto Pinochet still haunts the memories of those unlucky enough to have lived under his terrorizing rule. During the 17 years he was in power, he tortured and murdered thousands of Chileans who opposed his dictatorial style of government. Since his passing in 2006, Chileans have tried

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Video: Daughter of Mexican immigrants, young Latina pursues her version of the American Dream

LatinaLista — One of the biggest challenges facing young Latinas and Latinos is most often found within their own families. Torn by cultural attitudes and traditionally deep family bonds, the younger generation often finds it difficult to pursue their version of the American Dream. Nineteen-year-old Rocio Ortega was one of those young people. Talented, smart

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Video: Though smartphone use is on the rise, the digital divide still overshadows disadvantaged communities

LatinaLista — The digital divide use to be so easy to define — people without Internet access — via home computers — were said to be at a disadvantage and not just technologically behind the rest of society but even socially behind since the computer was the main access to social networks. Not anymore. While

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Viernes Video: CollegeHumor brings Dora the Explorer to life in web series for grown-up fans

LatinaLista — Who has a bowl haircut, a purple backpack and a monkey with red boots as her best friend? If you guessed Dora the Explorer, you’re right. On the air since 2000, one of the first bilingual animated characters on television has been responsible for introducing preschoolers and their parents to Spanish and Latino

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Video: Author Benjamin Alire Sáenz revisits Juarez bar that inspired his PEN/Faulkner award-winning book

LatinaLista — When it was announced that Benjamin Alire Sáenz had won the prestigious PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction for his book “Everything Begins and Ends at the Kentucky Club,” more than a few people couldn’t understand why a club with the name of “Kentucky” could be in a town like Juarez, Mexico. Yet, in this

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Intrn’l Video: Three generations of Mexican women reflect on lost loves and personal evolution

LatinaLista — Though they may come from different generations, all women share in the same range of emotions triggered by experiences in love that are unique to them but all too familiar for those who have loved and lost. It is this ‘unique familiarity’ that serves as the premise of the 2012 documentary film, and

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