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Guest Voz: In this digital economy, Latinos have the most to lose

By Jason A. Llorenz LatinaLista Today’s economy has become so intertwined with the internet and computers that it stands to reason that anyone who isn’t comfortable navigating cyberspace or has the skills to operate a computer and run various software is at a real disadvantage in this increasingly technical job market. However, as today’s Guest

Obama-chosen “stakeholders” in immigration meeting do little to boost Latino confidence in White House

LatinaLista — The White House released an announcement today that they have begun the dialogue on fixing our broken immigration system — again. This time, without any prior announcement, the White House convened a meeting for today with 30 individuals to talk about: …the importance of fixing the broken immigration system for our nation’s 21st

A maturing Latino electorate is forming coalitions and gaining allies outside political parties

LatinaLista — Given the fact that the U.S. Census now confirms that the Latino population stands at 50.5 million, having grown 43 percent between 2000 and 2010, it’s odd that the GOP leadership is still trying to figure out if the Latino community-at-large is their amigo or enemigo. It’s a decision the GOP will have

Latina entrepreneurs put a unique twist in cupcakes

By Silvana Tabares Extra News CHICAGO — Horchata, churro, arroz con leche and abuelita chocolate are food items typically found in a Mexican supermarket or sold by a street vendor but now consumers can enjoy these flavors and among others in cupcakes. Claudia and Sylvia Oritz have taken cupcakes to another level. The sisters are

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