Month: December 2020


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Nearly 40,000 Health Professionals Have Already Been Vaccinated in Puerto Rico

Long lines and traffic jams have formed during the first weeks of vaccination on the island while the government seeks to develop an appointment system to prevent crowding.

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Florida COVID Whistleblower Named Tech Person of the Year

Early in the pandemic, Rebekah Jones wrote blog posts and reached out to media and researchers, questioning the credibility of COVID data despite no longer working for the Florida health department.

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Latino Lawmakers Slam Sen. McConnell for Blocking Relief to Americans

"American families are struggling to put food on the table and make their mortgage & rent payments," Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) said.

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Congress Just Passed the National American Latino Museum — What’s Next?

The museum will honor the 500-year history of Latino people in the US and their contributions to life, art, history, and culture.

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Florida and Texas Bypass CDC Distribution Order, Begin to Vaccinate People 65 and Older

Florida and Texas have begun to vaccinate people 65 and older ahead of frontline essential workers, following state governors' orders.

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France Is Fast-Tracking Citizenship to Immigrant Essential Workers. The US Should Do The Same.

"Immigrants shouldn't have to risk their lives for citizenship. But it's telling that for the US even doing that isn't enough," immigration nonprofit said.

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Armando Manzanero, Legendary Mexican Singer-Songwriter, Dies at 85 of COVID Complications

Music artists honored Armando Manzanero, who had recently performed at the 2020 Billboard Latin Music Awards.