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A Positive Election Day Outcome: Largest Ever Congressional Hispanic Caucus

Despite the immense amount of anti-immigrant rhetoric from the new president-elect, one good thing came out of Election Day this year: the...

New York State Nuclear Bailout Challenged In Lawsuit

In a lawsuit filed last week, a group of power plant owners are challenging a state plan to rescue three upstate New York nuclear...

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Hispanics Are Suffering from Nationwide Pollution More Than Any Other Demographic

In yet another disappointing survey, air pollution was found to be a risk factor for minorities nationwide. In a federal study completed by...

Latino Voter Turnout Falls Short of Electing Clinton to Office

Donald Trump’s election victory late last night came as a surprise to many pollsters and market demographic researchers, but perhaps...

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The 2016 Presidential Election: Why the The Latino Vote Didn’t Help

“The children are afraid.” That sentiment, voiced by pastoral associate Ellie Hidalgo, was shared by many Americans this...

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How One Latina Woman is Breaking Down Barriers in Massachusetts Politics

(Update, Nov. 9) – Juana Matias, a Democrat, became the first Latina woman to be elected to the Massachusetts House of...

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Observing Latina Women’s Equal Pay Day: What You Should Know About the Staggering Pay Gap

November 1st was Latina Equal Pay Day, which marked the point in time when Latinas have, finally, statistically earned the same amount of...

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Impoverished City in Brazil Attracts Venezuelan Citizens in Search of Food

While 35% of all households in America were growing food at home or in a community garden two years ago, citizens in Venezuela now...

Latina Women’s Breast Cancer Survival Rate May Depend on Place of Origin

A new study shows that a Latina’s place of origin my actually affect her chances of breast cancer survival. According to Fox News...

The Hispanic Population Dominates the Mobile and Entertainment Markets

As of October 2014, 64% of Americans owned a smartphone — but as it turns out, it is the Hispanic population that tends to be early...