Stories tagged: "latinos"


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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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Latino Voters Played a Huge Part in Arizona’s Democratic Swing in 2020 Election

“All this stuff that worked right in Arizona, it was because of Latino consultants, Latinos on the ground and Latinos at the state level.” Democrats looking to win the Latino vote should take their cues from Arizona, which was held up as a “shining example” of how it’s done by the author of an election...

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Congress Just Passed the National American Latino Museum — What’s Next?

The museum will honor the 500-year history of Latino people in the US and their contributions to life, art, history, and culture.

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Mexicans in the US Sent Billions to Mexico Despite COVID-19 Vulnerability

In 2020, economic charts show that Mexicans broke records by sending billions to their loved ones in Mexico.

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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.

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DACA Recipients Are ‘Relieved’ Biden Won, But They Also Want Results

"I definitely feel a huge relief to know that there will be a president that will not try to deport me," a DACA recipient said.