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Rezando Por Ellos (Praying For Them)

By Bernice Sosa-Izquierdo Menudo. Upon hearing the word, some may think of a traditional Mexican dish, while others may envision loose pocket change. Me? I think of the all Puerto Rican boy band created a year after my birth, exploding throughout Latin America, the Caribbean and the States in the 80’s. They were my first […]

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The Medicaid Emergency: Latinos Health at Risk

by Efrain Nieves According to statehealthfacts.org,  27% percent of Latinos receive Medicaid which is the health program available to low income families, primarily children and people with disabilities. It is the largest source of funding for medical and health related services for low income families. What would happen if such a valuable resource would be taken from them? If […]

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Arroz con Habichuelas

By Efrain Nieves Nuestro sabor Latino, the food and taste that drives us crazy come dinner time. I remember my mother calling out my name “Junito, ven a comer.” I ran to those words with thoughts of arroz con habichuelas, pollo frito or chuletas. The side dish often included either maduros or tostones that watered my […]

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