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Carlos Correa Signed to Houston Astros
The Week in Culture: Deportations Don't Slow, Puerto Rico is Now Cuba, and More!
By Samantha Leal | 06/09/2012 - 17:00

Here's what you happened this week, if you missed it:

- The New York Daily News used the Cuban flag, not the Puerto Rican one, to promote the Puerto Rican Day Parade. Oops? [Latina]

- Sofia Vergara is reportedly back with her ex, Nick Loeb. The two were spotted hand-in-hand out in New York. [TheInsider]


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Univision Poll
Deportations Not Slowing, Despite U.S. Backlog
By Samantha Leal | 06/08/2012 - 11:56

Deportations have not slowed down in the U.S., despite seven months of reviews by the Obama administration, reports The New York Times. This continuance has obviously disappointed many immigrants, many of whom President Obama hopes to court for his re-election.


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Career Woman, Equal Pay for Women
Election 2012: Women Voters and Equal Pay
By Viviana Hurtado | 06/07/2012 - 16:00

Deep in campaign silly season, “the war on ______” (fill in the blank) has become part of the jargon we hear on cable TV and see in Twitter hashtags.  I have actually seen #WaronLatinos, not a joke.


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Magic Mike Movie Poster
The Week in Culture: Kissing, Dolores Huerta, and Sexy Posters
By Samantha Leal | 06/02/2012 - 17:00

Here's what happened this week, in case you missed it:

- The Latin American disease, Chagas, has been getting a lot of press lately as researchers dub it the new AIDS of the Americas. It transmits through blood-sucking bugs. Can you say gross? [Latina.com]

- What does a kiss really mean in Latino culture? [Being Latino]


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America Ferrera at Planned Parenthood's Action Fund in New York City in 2012
Which of Your Favorite Stars Support Voto Latino?
By Samantha Leal | 05/31/2012 - 18:00

Started in 2004, Voto Latino is an organization that is dedicated to getting young Latinos to vote. Get more information at votolatino.org and click to see which of your favorite stars are involved!


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GOP Presidential nominee Mitt Romney campaigning in Las Vegas on May 29, 2012
Election 2012: Mitt Romney's "A Better America Begins Tonight" - But for Whom?
By Viviana Hurtado | 05/31/2012 - 15:49

Mitt Romney needed at least 97 delegates to reach the 1,144 needed to clinch the Republican nomination, according to the Associated Press, which will be formalized at the GOP national nominating convention in Tampa, Florida.  He got 105.  Soon after, the Romney campaign released “A Better America Begins Toni


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Celia Cruz
Week in Culture: Celia Cruz Leads Vote To Add Icon in The American History Museum
By Sugey Palomares | 05/26/2012 - 11:00

- Celia Cruz to be the latest icon added in The American History Museum? The legendary Cuban singer was one of the icons added to the voting list for the museum’s online survey to “Frame an Iconic American.”


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Dolores Huerta
As UFW Looks Back, Challenges Loom Ahead
By Latina Staff | 05/26/2012 - 09:45

By Albert Sabate for Univision News

There was no doubt in Josefina Flores’ mind about making it to the 50-year anniversary the farm-worker labor movement.


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White House
Election 2012: Latina Bloggers Go to the White House
By Viviana Hurtado | 05/24/2012 - 16:04

“You’ve been selected as one of the Top Latina Bloggers to attend a mini-MBA and attend a special White House briefing.”


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College Graduates
What Does the Student Loan Debate Really Mean?
By Alanna Nunez | 05/23/2012 - 16:00

When I started college, I remember everyone telling me to enjoy my time there, because it would be the best four years of my life. And they were right. Now I’m watching my sister enjoy her college experience, and while she’s having a great time, there’s one major difference between her experience and mine: When she graduates in 2014, she’ll be saddled with at least $20,000 in debt.


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