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Latina Lista launches “Haiti Reports” to honor ongoing Haitian relief efforts

LatinaLista When the world first learned about the devastating earthquake in Haiti last month, the news reports of the destruction, suffering and loss of life couldn’t come quickly or often enough. For a couple of weeks, people were glued to their television sets or clicking through photos online of what was happening in Haiti. Yet,

Relief workers in Haiti say the need is getting greater for help and supplies

LatinaLista In the days after the Haiti earthquake when the world was gripped with the need to know news — any news — of conditions in Haiti, Latina Lista was contacted by the International Medical Corps in the hopes that we could help spread the word that they needed donations badly to get the necessary

Guest Voz: Spread the word, Haiti still needs help

By Margaret Aguirre LatinaLista — Margaret Aguirre is the Director of Global Communications for the 26-year-old, California-based International Medical Corps (IMC). IMC goes anywhere in the world it’s needed to save lives and improve the quality of life through health interventions performed by volunteer doctors and nurses. Ever since January 12, 2010 when the 7.0

LL Special Report: Organizer of NYC anti-gay Latino rally told he is not the voice of all Latinos

By Anahi Parra LL Special Report LatinaLista Away from my hometown of Mexico City, I am currently in New York City, where last Sunday I had the opportunity to witness two rallies regarding gay marriage in New York, one pro-marriage equality, one against. The English-language media coverage was more focused on the rally co-organized by

Mexico City Report: Public health workers protest inadequate equipment for protection against swine flu virus

(This is the second in a continuing series of periodic reports Latina Lista is receiving from correspondents in Mexico City.) By Mara Muñoz LatinaLista MEXICO CITY — Last Monday, April 27, was an unusual day in Mexico City. It was 11:30 am when the Ministry of Health had a press conference. The country was expecting