How My Small Business Survived the Pandemic
Luciana Gómez, owner of Victoria Café in Dallas, Texas, told The Americano that the Biden's rescue plan was critical to the survival of her business. As a small business owner, the pandemic was a "rollercoaster of emotions," she said.
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Darian Benitez Sanchez
Why This DACA Recipient Was Forced to Choose Harvard Over One of Arizona’s Universities

In 2006, Arizona voters passed Proposition 300, which denied undocumented students, including DACA recipients, in-state tuition rates. This law means students like him pay 50% more for tuition at Arizona public universities than other in-state residents.

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Florida Sen. Víctor Torres, Jr.: ‘Latinos Need to Know That en la Unión Está la Fuerza’

As a Floricua, Torres is aware of the issues affecting Boricuas and Latinos in the state. He lists “the lack of good paying jobs, finding affordable housing and health care, and getting kids a good education," as some of the reasons to "change who is the governor in 2022."

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Over 800 Manatees Are Dead. Florida Rep. Soto Wants to Reinstate Their Endangered Status.

“Now with this unusual mortality event it's pretty clear we need to make them endangered again in order to save the manatees," Rep. Darren Soto said.

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Michele Rayner: Working for ‘the Change Florida Deserves’

The Democrat, who is running for Congress in 2022, is aware of the issues faced by Floricuas, and says she wants to make sure that “there are opportunities for economic advancement."

Nikki Fried Listens to Floricua Leaders as She Runs to Unseat DeSantis in 2022

A vocal opponent of the Republican incumbent, the Democratic commissioner has launched a "listening tour" to connect and understand the needs of Florida communities.

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Juan Paredes: Meet the Young Democrat Challenging Carlos Gimenez for Congress

Citing the Republican incumbent's lack of a sufficient healthcare plan, as well as his inability to address income inequality, housing and other social welfare benefits, Paredes vows to do better for all Floridians, not just a privileged few.

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This Is Why Puerto Rico Is Becoming an Important Aerospace Center

Several aerospace companies have already established themselves on the island, and some are interested in building a spaceport.

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5 IG-Worthy Puerto Rican Murals You Should Visit When in Florida

These Boricua-themed works of art found across Florida are colorful, striking, and thought-provoking.