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by Kelsey Alford-Jones. The original article on Waging Nonviolence can ge found here. Residents of San Jose del Golfo and San Pedro Ayampuc, about an hour north of Guatemala City, have been..

Human Rights Crisis Pushes Guatemalan Migrants to Exodus

Last year, Guatemala saw a wave of assassinations of indigenous leaders. Many were killed for resisting massive construction projects or the dispossession of their ancestral lands.

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New Mexico Flunking Out School Funding. Teachers Strike, Debate on Public Schools. Venezuela and US Break Relations.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24 PROGRAM # 8528 12:00 PM PT New Mexico Flunking Out School Funding. A state court found New Mexico’s education system in violation of the state constitution because it fails to give its students adequate public education, and the judge gave the state a deadline to deliver a plan to fix the schools. […]

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Health Bills and New Legislatures. Also, College Education in 2019.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 3 PROGRAM # 8513 12:00 PM PT Health Bills and New Legislatures. Democrats take control of the US House and the supermajority in California’s legislature. The leadership of the new US House decided to get into a legal battle in Texas in defense of ACA and people with pre-existing conditions. And, in California, […]

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A medida que aumentan las tasas de suicidios en los EE. UU., Los hispanos muestran una inmunidad relativa. Foto: Maria Fabrizio para KHN.

As U.S. Suicide Rates Rise, Hispanics Show Relative Immunity

Support from family and community appear to shield Latinos from rising suicide rates, researchers say.

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Juan Gallegos hablando en favor de los derechos de los inmigrantes, en el edificio de la ciudad y el condado de Denver, en marzo de 2018. Foto: Facebook de CIRC-Colorado.

With the help of Latino votes and activism, democrats won many key posts in Colorado in the midterm elections, gaining a majority in both chambers of that state’s General Assembly in addition to a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives. One key player in this victory is a young man who came to the United States with his family fleeing violence in their native Mexico. Thanks to the DACA program, he gained residence and was able to carry out a successful Latino voter mobilization campaign. Lucia Orozco brings us his inspiring story. This entry is available only in Español

With the help of Latino votes and activism, democrats won many key posts in Colorado in the midterm elections, gaining a majority in both chambers of that state’s General Assembly in addition to a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Promotor@s del voto, trabajan a todo vapor para que los latinos salgan a votar.

(Español) Enojo contra Trump detona el voto latino, según encuesta

(Español) “Por ejemplo, el gobernador republicano de La Florida y aspirante al Senado, Rick Scott invirtió más que el titular demócrata, Bill Nelson, en apelar a los latinos y aparentemente esto operó en su favor. La contienda aún no se decide y es probable que haya un recuento de votos.

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Latina Candidates and Young Voters.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1 PROGRAM # 8462 12:00 PM PT Latina Candidates and Young Voters. Latinas are running for office in record numbers and they are poised to make history in Congress and statewide offices. A political advocate comments on this unprecedented surge of women candidates from communities of color and the impact they are having […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9 PROGRAM # 8442 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. A distinguished journalist and writer comments on the role journalists should play when covering immigration – stories should be treated in a humane way, with verifiable data and clarifying polarizing situations. She also gives her views on the findings of the DHS Inspector General, […]

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For Many College Students, Hunger Can ‘Make It Hard To Focus In Class’

Some schools are also using the Swipe Out Hunger program, which allows students to donate their unused meal plan vouchers, or swipes, to other students to use at campus dining halls or food pantries.

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, JULY 24 PROGRAM # 8387 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. A federal judge extended indefinitely the 90-day deadline he gave the Trump administration, that ended this week, to justify the termination of DACA or begin accepting new applications and keep protections for current beneficiaries. At the same time, Texas and other Republican states that […]

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