Category: Featured News, State/National News

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House Dems and Repubs Debate Puerto Rico Healthcare Funding Amid Potential Zika Outbreak

The Zika virus that’s already run rampant through many parts of South America has reached Puerto Rico at one of the worst possible...

Hispanics Now Have Longest Life Expectancy in United States

Want to start the week with some great news for Latino-Americans? This April, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published...

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Undercounting of Latino Children in U.S. Census Leads to Disproportionate Funding for Latino Communities

The fastest growing portion of the U.S. population is Latino children; however, these kids are being underrepresented in the Census,...

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Harriet Tubman to Replace Andrew Jackson on $20 Bill

By Staff   The U.S. Department of Treasury is slated to announce Wednesday that abolitionist and anti-slavery activist Harriet Tubman...

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Death Toll Rises Above 500 Following Ecuador’s Devastating Earthquake

As the death toll reaches over 500, rescue teams in Ecuador continue to recover bodies among the rubble following Saturday’s...

Congress Discusses Puerto Rico Debt Restructuring

Congress is expected to start considering federal aid to grant Puerto Rico powers to escape an impending debt crisis. Much like the rest of...

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San Antonio Police Officer Fired For Body Slamming Child Into the Dirt

On Monday, the San Antonio school district fired a young police officer seen in a viral video body slamming a middle school student face...

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‘Turn Ignorance Around’ Campaign Dismantles Harmful Latino Stereotypes

Trump’s political campaign has thus far taken a staunchly negative stance against Latino citizens, namely immigrants within the...

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CVS Health Foundation Allocates Over $1.5 Million to Support Chronic Disease Management

The CVS Health Foundation recently added to its resume of supporting initiatives that make healthcare more accessible to Americans, when it...

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Opportunities Arise in Some Areas of Puerto Rico’s Housing Market While Prime Continues to Rise

While the housing market continues to make a steady recovery in the United States, the nation’s favorite territory, Puerto Rico, is...