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One Year After the Devastating Colorado Fire, Why Have So Few Rebuilt their Homes?

A year ago, fierce winds unexpectedly unleashed the most destructive fire in Colorado’s history. The fire started in the forest and quickly spread to the urban area, causing the evacuation of thousands, two deaths, the destruction of more than a thousand homes and structures, and multi-million dollar losses.

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Condiciones de hacinamiento de mujeres inmigrantes detenidas en el centro de detención de ICE en Weslaco, Texas. Foto:

(Español) Suprema Corte mantiene Título 42, grupos humanitarios atienden a migrantes

(Español) “Bajo las leyes de Estados Unidos, lo que tiene que ver con las leyes de Inmigración tanto lo que es el proceso administrativo, o los agentes que deben resguardar la frontera es responsabilidad de los agentes federales… y aquí el gobernador Abbott está haciendo algo para lo que no tiene el poder legal”.

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Mujer afectada por el costo de la vivienda en Colorado recoge comida en el Banco de Comida Sister Carmen, donde ha solicitado ayuda para el pago de la renta y carece de seguro de salud. Foto: Rossana Longo-Better.

Colorado Voters Called to Solve Housing Shortage Crisis

To address the critical shortage of affordable housing, Colorado voters will weigh in on a ballot measure known as Proposition 123. If it it passes, a small portion of property taxes will be dedicated to building rental units and helping low-income people with down payments.

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Raul Yzaguirre Given Nation’s Highest Civilian Honor

President Biden has awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom at the White House to Raúl Yzaguirre for his decades of groundbreaking work for the cause of civil rights.

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Oregon Educates Indigenous Mexican Communities about Pandemic

To educate Indigenous Mexican communities about the pandemic in their native language, a community radio station in the northwestern state of Oregon has been broadcasting a successful pilot program sponsored by the state government for more than 8 months.

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(Español) Noticiero Latino: Ómicron afecta a corto y largo plazo a menores de 5 años y la vacuna está cerca de ser aprobada

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Casas bajo el agua en Sumas, estado de Washington. Foto: Jesús Barajas.

Latinos Affected by Flooding in the Northwest Struggle to Get Federal Aid

Thousands of people affected by the torrential rains in November in Washington State struggle to recover. Although the federal government declared an emergency in the counties bordering Canada and the emergency management agency, FEMA, has mobilized relief workers, the aid has not been enough for many of those who lost their homes

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(Español) Variante Ómicron explota en el país, impacta más a los no vacunados

On First Anniversary of Attack on Capitol, Trump the Focus of Accusations; Omicron Variant Explodes Nationwide, Affecting Unvaccinated the Most; Latinos Face Mental Health Challenges Amid Pandemic and Holiday Stress, but Are Seeking Help.

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How Will a New Law in California Requiring Ethnic Studies Work?

California has become the first state in the nation to mandate students to pass ethnic studies as a requirement for high school graduation. The class teaches, among other topics, the history of discrimination and the contributions of Blacks, Latinos, Asians and Native Americans in building this country.

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The White House Says Boosters for All. Here’s What You Need to Know

Then covid mutated. “India changed everything for me,” he said, referring to its massive second wave after delta was discovered. Many of those who were infected had already had covid, he said.

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