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Hispanic and Latino Americans

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  • Interview: Few Hispanics access hospice care

     
    Staff Writer Fernando Quintero had an interview with Marie Alvarez, director of Samaritan Care Hospice of Florida, in this Sunday’s edition of the Orlando Sentinel. Aside from discussing the misconception that many people believe hospice care...
  • The Arizona effect: immigration debate back in the spotlight

     
    Arizona legislators may not have intended to do so, but their passage and subsequent signing into law of an aggressive bill targeting illegal immigration has revived the immigration debate that appeared dead in its tracks after health-care and financial...
  • Jim Newton: Compton's racial divide

    Jim Newton: Compton's racial divide
    Imagine if today's Los Angeles were governed by a white mayor and an all-white City Council. And then imagine if that anomaly was protected by city election rules that virtually guaranteed no Latino candidate could land a spot in elected office. The civil...
  • Frederick Co. wants to create laws to deter illegal immigrants

    Frederick Co. wants to create laws to deter illegal immigrants
    Blaine Young, president of Frederick County's board of commissioners, has plans to make Frederick "the most unfriendly county in the state of Maryland to illegal aliens." And while he said some localities might cringe at such a title, "we wear that with a...
  • Entrepreneurship tough for young adults, poll says

     
    The lagging economy is preventing many young adults from becoming entrepreneurs, according to a new poll released Thursday. A survey of the millennial generation -– those ages 18 to 34 -– found that more than half of those polled either......
  • Movie Review: A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas

     
    It's about what you'd expect from a Harold & Kumar movie, this “Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas.” There's a baby blitzed on cocaine, Neil Patrick Harris “pretending” to be gay, every manner of bodily fluid, naked nuns, Claymati...
  • Portrait of U.S. poverty is changing; workers, Latinos hit hard

     
    Poverty: Amid growing demonstrations against the unequal distribution of wealth in the United States, studies show that the number of people living in poverty has increased; Latinos are especially hard hit....
  • Americans favor distribution of wealth, survey finds

     
    Sixty percent†of Americans say that society would be better off if the distribution of wealth were more equal, according to the 2011 American Values Survey by the Public Religion Research Institute. “We are witnessing the emergence of a generational...
  • California shifts unemployment insurance payments to debit cards

     
    Unemployment insurance recipients draw benefits from debit cards....
  • Marlins honor Latin baseball icons Ramirez, Maduro, pay homage to Orange Bowl with street names

     
    MIAMI The former minor league Miami Marlins played in Bobby Maduro Stadium. The soon-to-be Miami Marlins will play next to a street named for Maduro, an early force behind baseball in South Florida as well as Cuba. Hispanic baseball icons......
  • Steve Harvey to take ‘General Hospital’ slot next fall on WFTV

     
    So what happens to "General Hospital"? That's a question that has soap fans worried, especially after ABC canceled "All My Children" and "One Life to Live," which ends its run in January. ABC is banking on lifestyle shows: "The Chew" moved in at 1 p.m.,...