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‘Tepesianas’ protestan frente a la Casa Blanca ante la injusticia que está cometiendo el presidente Trump al poner fin al programa temporal cuando la situación de violencia e inestabilidad todavía campea en Centroamérica.

Widespread Consternation over Cancellation of TPS for Hondurans

The Trump administration has announced the cancellation of temporary protected status or TPS for tens of thousands of Hondurans living in the United States.

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Americans Go To The Polls To Elect The Next U.S. President

Gubernatorial Hopefuls Look To Health Care For Election Edge

Health care is a significant, and often divisive, issue in the race. Here’s a look at where the top six candidates — two Republicans and four Democrats — stand.

Posted in Homepage Feature, Politics & Elections, Health |
Mick Mulvaney, Director de la Oficina de Administración y Presupuesto. Foto: http://wsau.com.

(Español) Mulvaney degrada la Unidad de Préstamos Estudiantiles en la reorganización de la Oficina del Consumidor

(Español) “Es espantoso. Están tratando de quitarle los dientes a la aplicación –de supervisión de péstamos estudiantiles-, y esto tendrá un gran impacto en los estudiantes prestatarios más vulnerables, que están siendo engañados y están cayendo en bancarrota”.

Posted in Education, Homepage Feature |
Bonnie Castillo leads nurses to the south steps of the state Capitol on May 1 to meet with legislators, just days ahead of National Nurses Week. (Ana B. Ibarra/California Healthline)

Longtime ‘Fighter’ Lands Top Spot In Powerful Nurses Union

Registered nurse Bonnie Castillo is the new executive director of the California Nurses Association, a raucous union that has been pushing — loudly — for the adoption of a government-run, single-payer health care system in the Golden State.

Posted in Homepage Feature, Health |
Alma Garza. QEPD.

Radio Bilingüe to Broadcast Specials from Storied Tejano Conjunto Festival in San Antonio

At this year’s gala, Radio Bilingüe is very excited about the posthumous inclusion of Alma Garza in the Conjunto’s Hall of Fame, who will be honored at the 2018 edition of the 37th festival. Alma Garza was our beloved presenter of the Tex-Mex music program, “Onda Tejana”, on Radio Bilingüe during the last 30 years before dying in 2016.

Posted in Arts & Culture, Homepage Feature |
Janette Robinson Flint, directora ejecutiva de Black Women for Wellness, una organización sin fines de lucro con sede en Los Angeles que ayuda a las mujeres a econtrar servicios de salud apropiados y asequibles, dice que el racismo y la discriminación, así como el estrés que causan los crímenes violentos, pueden llevar a la depresión y ansiedad, especialmente en barrios con predominio de residentes de raza negra.  (Cortesía de Janette Robinson Flint).

Blacks, Latinos, Women Found Less Likely To Get The Mental Health Care They Need

Report cites frequent absences from work as evidence that untreated mental health problems can adversely affect the economic well-being of individuals and families — a dynamic that is most prevalent in communities of color.

Posted in Homepage Feature, Health |
North Carolina To Pay $10 Million To Victims Of Forced Sterilization ...
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People protesting Sterilization in State Eugenics Program Victims ... Foto: Medical Daily.

California Lawmakers Seek Reparations For People Sterilized By The State

More than 20,000 Californians were sterilized at state homes and hospitals from 1909 to 1979, most of them women, people with disabilities and immigrants. Now, a state lawmaker wants to provide reparations to the roughly 800 living survivors, many of whom never consented to the procedures or did so under pressure.

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Trump y los republicanos. Foto: www.eblnews.com.

(Español) Satanizar inmigrantes es el arma electoral de Trump

(Español) Lo triste es que su retórica antinmigrante, su desdén por las instituciones, sus ataques a la prensa, su conducta vergonzosa, su normalización de la mentira, así como su política de cloaca y de división están haciendo un daño que perdurará más allá de lo que dure la pesadilla de su presidencia.

Posted in Homepage Feature, Immigration |
Joan Cousins, who was diagnosed with COPD about two decades ago, holds a “story collage” made from puzzle pieces, fabric and buttons. The Union City, Calif., woman smoked for 46 years before quitting. (Courtesy of Joan Cousins)

‘Scary’ Lung Disease Now Afflicts More Women Than Men In U.S.

Medical schools have long taught about COPD with a textbook that features images of two men, and researchers have detected gender bias in doctors’ diagnoses of the disease. In one well-known study, physicians who were presented with hypothetical patients made the correct diagnosis more often for men than for women.

Posted in Homepage Feature, Health |
Tania Unzueta

Ambitious Latino Voter Drive to Launch in the Deep South on Cinco de Mayo.

Dozens of organizers from around the country will descend on Atlanta the weekend of Cinco de Mayo to launch what they call the largest Latino voter mobilization operation in Georgia’s history.

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