Stories tagged: "latino community"


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Posadas Are Back on This Year. What Is This Latino Tradition All About?

Posadas were largely put on hold last year because of the pandemic, but are coming back in a big way in 2021.

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Why Tamale-Making for the Holidays Is Important to Keeping the Latino History Alive

Making tamales is an art form as much as it is a personal holiday tradition for many within the Latino community. 

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Phoenix Population Keeps Growing as Climate Danger Rises

New data shows that people keep flocking to communities like Phoenix where climate change makes life more uncomfortable and more precarious.

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Latinos Contributed $92 Billion to Arizona’s Economy

Latinos are thriving in Arizona: A new report shows Latinos are contributing billions to the state's economy, especially in Gilbert and Peoria.

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Lower Income, Latino Neighborhoods Lag on Vaccinations

Nearly 50% of Arizonans with at least one shot are white; just 10% are Hispanic, even though Hispanics comprise 30% of the state’s COVID-19 cases and 29% of nearly 17,000 deaths. A March report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention praised only two states for their efforts in getting vaccines to vulnerable communities....

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Argentine Soccer Legend Diego Maradona Dies at 60

The soccer legend died two weeks after being released from a Buenos Aires hospital following brain surgery.

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‘This Is Trauma’: Latino Children Face Mental Health Struggles During Pandemic

Researchers and social workers say Hispanic children may be especially vulnerable to emotional struggles, and the ramifications could be long-lasting.