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Tradition Counts More Than Beauty

12.4.08

JAYUYA, Puerto Rico — The seven girls posed, preened and smiled with all the energy of Miss Universe contestants, but this was no...

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A Budding Ambassador for Latin American Art

12.4.08

By Kate Taylor of the New York Times Estrellita Brodsky’s life is not that of your typical graduate student. Instead of frugal dinners...

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Finding the Beat of Chicago's Latino Quarter

12.4.08

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By Jeff Bailey of the New York Times IN a fifth-floor art gallery in Pilsen, Chicago’s fashionable...

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Skilled immigrants a 'brain waste' in California's workforce

12.4.08

By Teresa Watanabe of the Los Angeles Times About 300,000 college-educated legal immigrants in the state, and 1.3 million nationwide,...

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Big Turnout of Latino Voters Boosted Obama

12.4.08

By Miriam Jordan of The Wall Street Journal

Record turnout among Hispanic voters helped push Barack Obama over the top in an...

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Mexico Aims to Cut Emissions

12.4.08

Environmental News Network / Reuters: Mexico aims to slash its greenhouse gas emissions by around 15 percent and wants to increase...

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Enlisting Hairstylists as Sentinels for Domestic Abuse

12.4.08

By Leslie Kaufman, NY Times Martha Castillo knew her client had a problem because their weekly hair-straightening sessions were always...

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