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Puerto Rico: Police attack protesting University of Puerto Rico students

By Natalia A. Bonilla-Berrios LatinaLista     SAN JUAN — Seven days after students from five of the eleven campuses of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) declared an official strike, the state police intervened. On Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, police used tear gas, taser guns and batons against almost 100 students who protested inside

Leader of Somos Republicans says Latinos on “both sides of the political aisle have had enough”

LatinaLista– The DREAM Act may be history for this year but reaction to its defeat in the Senate on Saturday is far from over. While some politicians were outwardly smug in their defeat of it, the level of anger that it triggered within the Latino community has been enough to accomplish a couple of things:

Latinas, and anyone else, can lose weight quicker if they do one thing

LatinaLista — Ever since the day after Thanksgiving, visions of tables covered with tamales, turkeys, hams, mole, buñuelos, churros, rompope, galletas, etc have been on the minds of just about everyone and anyone who associates Christmas with these traditional favorites. Unfortunately, most people also associate gaining weight during Christmas too and making the usual promise

USA: The Senate Must Pass DREAM Act

By Maria Pesqueira LatinaLista USA — As an immigrant brought to this country at a young age myself, I can relate to the stories of young men and women who desire better opportunities for themselves and for this country. I can remember being brought to this country from Guanajuato, Mexico at the age of six,