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Pregnant woman at a clinic in Havana, Cuba
Cuba Cuts 100,000 Health Care Jobs
By Latina Staff | 04/09/2014 - 14:09

Cuban authorities have eliminated more than 100,000 jobs in health care, AP reports.


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Sign Language Deaf
10 Sign Language Signs Every Latino Should Know
By Cristina Arreola | 03/13/2014 - 14:43

You probably know how to say a few words in a number of different languages. Throughout our lifetimes, we pick up tidbits: how to say "Hello" in German, "Goodbye" in Japanese, or "Thank You" in French.


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Adidas Sexualized World Cup T-Shirts Promote Brazilian Stereotypes
Adidas World Cup T-Shirts Promote Brazilian Stereotypes
By Cristina Arreola | 02/25/2014 - 09:32

The head of the Brazilian tourism board blasted Adidas for marketing a


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Deisy Garcia and daughters
Woman And Two Children Murdered After NYPD Failed To Translate Police Report
By Cristina Arreola | 02/21/2014 - 09:59

A woman and her two children were brutally murdered by her ex-husband -- even after the woman submitted a police report to the NYPD, informing them that she feared for her life.


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Hollywood's Latino Problem: Vanity Fair, Jerry Seinfeld, And The Myth Of Meritocracy
Hollywood's Latino Problem: Vanity Fair, Jerry Seinfeld, And The Myth Of Meritocracy
By Fox News Latino | 02/07/2014 - 16:59

What a week. Just when I was recuperating from Lorne Michaels SNL’s Latino Problem, now it’s Vanity Fair and Jerry Seinfeld.


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An Ode to Vick’s VapoRub: 8 Surprising Uses For The Ointment
An Ode to Vick’s VapoRub: 8 Surprising Uses For The Ointment
By Cristina Arreola | 01/17/2014 - 13:13

Ah, the magic medicine. 


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New York Politicians Push To Grant Driver's Licenses To Undocumented Immigrants
By Cristina Arreola | 12/17/2013 - 14:55

Several New York politicians are pushing to allow undocumented immigrants to legally apply for driver’s licenses. 


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Commentary: How Unpaid Internships Affect the Latino Community
Commentary: How Unpaid Internships Affect the Latino Community
By Cristina Arreola | 11/02/2013 - 12:00

I grew up in an upper-middle class family in Texas, where I attended the best private Catholic schools from preschool until graduation. When it came to my education–and my dreams–my parents spared no expense. If I needed a new blazer for my debate tournament, they bought me three. If I needed a tutor for calculus, they handled it. When it came time to apply for colleges, they expected the best from me, and they did their part: dishing out cash for SAT tests, application fees, and campus tours. I was never asked to stay close to home or attend an in-state institution to save money.


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15 Hilarious (And true!) Latino Problems
16 Hilarious (And true!) Latino Problems
By Cristina Arreola | 10/31/2013 - 14:11

Truthfully, we've all experienced some things that our non-Latino amigos will just never understand. Sometimes, it's necessary to take a step back, and chuckle at the "problems" that make our culture unique.

The Latina staff brainstormed some of these hilarious issues. Check them out, and be sure to share your own: 


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