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Puerto Rico Just Got a New Superhero

In the midst of Puerto Rico’s current financial crisis there have been many ideas, potential legislation, and governmental actions...

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The U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Endorses Clinton and Kasich Before Kasich Dropped Out of Race

In late April, the largest Hispanic business group in the United States announced that they would be endorsing Democrat Hillary Clinton and...

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Visits Puerto Rico, Urges Congress to Act on Debt Crisis

United States Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew visited Puerto Rico yesterday, May 10, to get a first-hand look at the territory’s debt...

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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...