Barbara Gonzalez Culture and Politics Staff Writer

'Chinga la Migra' Sign Found Over a Chicago Overpass on Morning of Inauguration
A 'Chinga la Migra' Sign Was Placed on a Chicago Overpass the Morning of Inauguration

Before Donald Trump was even sworn in as President of the United States on Friday, young Chicago activists were already ahead of the game. 

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#InaugurationDay: Donald Trump Sworn in as President of the United States of America
#InaugurationDay: Donald Trump Sworn in as President of the United States of America

Donald J. Trump is officially the 45th President of the United States of America as of noon on January 20, 2017.

READ: Latina Staff Speaks Candidly About Fears of Trump’s Looming Presidency

President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence were sworn in on Capitol Hill at today in Washington D.C..


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Kids in Mexican Hospitals Given Water Instead of Chemotherapy
Kids in Mexican Hospitals Given Water Instead of Chemotherapy

According to a governor in Mexico, state-run hospitals are giving their children water instead of chemotherapy treatments.

READ: Several Poverty-Stricken Venezuelan Parents are Giving Their Children Away

Veracruz Gov. Miguel Angel Yunes Linares made the accusation while discussing other shortcomings and examples of corruption from his predecessor, fugitive ex. Gov. Javier Duarte.


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These Quotes By Influential Latinas Will Help You Get Through The Next Four Years
7 Quotes From Influential Latinas to Help Get You Through Life

Here's something we can all agree on: the next four years are going to be one heck of a ride. 

In order for us to maintain our sanity, we need to rely on each other to stay on track. Success and confidence never typically come easy, but as long as you have some sort of motivation to keep you going, you're ready to take on the world. 

Check out some incredible quotes by these Latina all-stars for some quick inspiration today.


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Student Kills Teacher and Classmate Before Shooting Himself in Mexican School
Student Kills Teacher and Classmate Before Shooting Himself in Mexican School

On Wednesday, a Mexican private school came under attack when one of its own students opened fire, shooting a teacher and students before killing himself.

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Latina Teen Trampled to Death in Mexico Nightclub Shooting
Latina Teen Trampled to Death in Mexico Nightclub Shooting

Denver college student Alejandra Villanueva was shot dead at a nightclub in Mexico.

READ: Soldier and Girlfriend Arrested in Killing of His Latina Wife

The 18-year-old young American woman was killed after a gunman opened fire in a popular resort at Playa Del Carmen. She was in Mexico visiting for a 10-day electronic music festival. 


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This is What Twitter is Saying About Oscar Lopez Rivera
Gina Rodriguez, Residente & More React to Oscar López Rivera's Shortened Sentence

President Barack Obama set the world ablaze with chatter on Tuesday afternoon when the White House released that he had shortened sentences of 209 people and pardoned 64, including Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar López Rivera.


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Brazilian Mother Stabs Her Son to Death For Being Gay
Brazilian Mother Stabs Her Son to Death For Being Gay

Tatiana Lozano Pereira confessed to stabbing her teenage son to death because she couldn't deal with his sexual orientation. 

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