Tag Archives: Mexico

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Crowdfunder: Documentary to share the story of the Whale Protector

Crowdfunder: Documentary to share the story of the Whale Protector

LatinaLista — Campaign: The Whale Protector Filmmakers Sharen Black, Bill Thomas and Jane Kraemer are showcasing sights and sounds of endangered Blue Whales in a short documentary, using dramatic, ‘close encounter’ images, to share the story of these majestic marine mammals and one of the men who has worked tirelessly to protect them, improve their

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U.S. Congressmen Demand Freedom for US citizen and Mexican police commander Nestora Salgado

Frontera NorteSur The imprisonment of a Mexican woman police commander is increasingly a hot issue between the United States and Mexico. Nine members of the U.S. Congress sent a letter August 29 to Secretary of State John Kerry urging Washington’s intercession on behalf of Nestora Salgado, jailed in Mexico since August 2013 on what supporters

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Deferred Action has benefited more than 400,000 young Mexicans

By Erasmo Martínez Martínez Rio Grande Guardian McALLEN, TX — Last Friday, August 15th, marked two years since the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA) entered into force. Since then, the Embassy of Mexico and the network of 50 consulates in the United States have engaged in an effort to take care of the

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Video: Latina comic balances “pretty strong opinions” with humor

LatinaLista — Mexican American Grace Parra has some “pretty strong opinions.” It’s what is making her YouTube videos so compelling to watch. Not because she rants and raves but inserts a HUGE dose of humor to present a different perspective on a range of issues in the news today. In the featured video, Grace explores

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VIDEO: The child immigration crisis in 10 numbers

LatinaLista — Recent reports indicate that the swell of undocumented children is easing and that many of those who have arrived have either been reunited with long absent parents or deported back to the countries they fled. However, there are still thousands in the care of the American government. Being denied access to the children,

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