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This couple of undocumented immigrants fears for the health of their disabled daughter

 05/22/2017 - 16:54
April suffers from childhood cerebral palsy and epilepsy. Her parents have been illegal immigrants for 16 years. Photo: Heidi de Marco/KHN. Source: The Atlantic.

A couple of undocumented Mexicans fear being deported and failing to achieve the same means and benefits outside the United States, to ensure a minimum quality of life for April, their daughter with cerebral palsy.

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April suffers from childhood cerebral palsy and epilepsy. Her parents have been undocumented immigrants for 16 years. Photo: Heidi de Marco/KHN. Source: The Atlantic.

Esta pareja de inmigrantes ilegales teme por la salud de su hija discapacitada

 05/22/2017 - 16:37
Abril sufre de parálisis cerebral infantil y epilepsia. Sus padres son inmigrantes ilegales desde hace 16 años. Foto: Heidi de Marco/KHN. Fuente: The Atlantic.

Una pareja de mexicanos ilegales temen ser deportados y no lograr conseguir los mismos medios y beneficios fuera de los Estados Unidos, para garantizar un mínimo de calidad de vida a Abril, su hija con parálisis cerebral infantil.

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Abril sufre de parálisis cerebral infantil y epilepsia. Sus padres son inmigrantes ilegales desde hace 16 años. Foto: Heidi de Marco/KHN. Fuente: The Atlantic.

[OP-ED]: Our Education, Born from Swamps

 05/15/2017 - 15:27
In lower income neighborhoods, students can struggle without access to proper educational materials, exposure, and parental poverty. 
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The story of education in lower income neighborhoods is an all too familiar one. The struggle to obtain a stable education is a story of overcoming conditions that are less than favorable, much like the swamp plant. What is causing these students, especially Latinos, to fall behind? How can they grow from these meager and impoverished conditions?  

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In lower income neighborhoods, students can struggle without access to proper educational materials, exposure, and parental poverty. 

Eva Longoria: "Los hispanos acuden en masa a los cines"

 05/10/2017 - 10:56
Tras el éxito comercial de Eugenio Derbez y "How to be a Latin Lover", Eva Longoria tratará de replicar ese tirón con el drama familiar "Lowriders", una meta que la actriz considera fundamental para que Hollywood continúe creando historias destinadas al público hispano. Foto: Wikipedia
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La popular actriz latina es la protagonista de "Lowriders", un filme centrado en la comunidad latina, que se estrena este viernes. Según las estadísticas de la Asociación del Cine de EEUU (MPAA), los hispanos son la minoría que ve más películas en el país. En 2016, el 23 por ciento de los espectadores que compraron entradas en los cines era de origen hispano.

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Tras el éxito comercial de Eugenio Derbez y "How to be a Latin Lover", Eva Longoria tratará de replicar ese tirón con el drama familiar "Lowriders", una meta que la actriz considera fundamental para que Hollywood continúe creando historias destinadas al público hispano. Foto: Wikipedia

Juanes: "Now I've got a subway!"

 05/10/2017 - 02:44
Colombian singer songwriter Juanes poses with his son in the Medellin subway, in Medellin, Colombia, May 9, 2017. EFE/LUIS EDUARDO NORIEGA A.

Medellin has now a very special subway car on its rails: the one signed by musician Juanes, who grew up and became an artist in this Colombian city.

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Colombian singer songwriter Juanes poses with his son in the Medellin subway, in Medellin, Colombia, May 9, 2017. EFE/LUIS EDUARDO NORIEGA A.

Surgery "will very much change my life."

 05/09/2017 - 02:02
Mexican Juan Pedro Franco, the most obese man in the world at 500 kgs, delivers a press conference to announce the treatment he will undergo in order to lose 10 percent of his body-mass, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, 21 December 2016. EPA/Ulises Ruiz Basurto
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Mexican Juan Pedro Franco believed to be the most obese man in the world, is preparing for an operation that will reduce his stomach size and hopes that this will enable him to enjoy his hobbies, something he could not do weighing 595 kilos.

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Mexican Juan Pedro Franco, the most obese man in the world at 500 kgs, delivers a press conference to announce the treatment he will undergo in order to lose 10 percent of his body-mass, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, 21 December 2016. EPA/Ulises Ruiz Basurto

Danyeshka Hernández, elegida Miss Universo Puerto Rico 2017

 05/05/2017 - 04:22
 MISS PUERTO RICO 2017. Fotos Oficiales
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Hernández, que ya tiene el título de Miss San Juan, fue elegida entre 37 candidatas de diferentes partes de la isla Miss Universo Puerto Rico, en una ceremonia celebrada en el Centro de Bellas Artes Luis A. Ferré en el sector Santurce de San Juan.

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[OP-ED]: Am I Latino Enough?

 04/26/2017 - 13:45
The Puerto Rican identity in America, ingrained but lost amongst younger generations.
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How has the assimilation of first generation immigrants impacted their children and grandchildren? Younger Latinos are now faced with the task of finding themselves between their American and Native culture identities. 

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The Puerto Rican identity in America, ingrained but lost amongst younger generations.

Supreme court blocks Arkansas from flurry of executions

 04/18/2017 - 05:56
Presos en Arkansas con ejecuciones programadas para el mes de Abril. EFE/EPA/ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
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The Supreme Court late Monday blocked the first of at least six executions planned in Arkansas over the next two weeks after a dizzying day of state and federal court disputes about lethal injection drugs, mental health claims and the right to legal representation.

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The governor had initially intended to execute as many as eight prisoners in 11 days.  EFE/EPA/ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

La Justicia americana frustra el inicio de una maratón de ejecuciones en Arkansas

 04/18/2017 - 05:50
Presos en Arkansas con ejecuciones programadas para el mes de Abril. EFE/EPA/ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
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 Con la suspensión de dos ejecuciones, la Justicia de Estados Unidos frustró en las últimas horas el inicio de una maratón sin precedentes con la que el estado de Arkansas pretendía acabar con la vida de 8 presos en un lapso de apenas 10 días.

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Presos en Arkansas con ejecuciones programadas para el mes de Abril. EFE/EPA/ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

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Colombian singer songwriter Juanes poses with his son in the Medellin subway, in Medellin, Colombia, May 9, 2017. EFE/LUIS EDUARDO NORIEGA A.
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Medellin has now a very special subway car on its rails: the one signed by musician Juanes, who grew up and became an artist in this Colombian city.