Month: April 2021


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Jill Biden Shows Solidarity With Puerto Rico’s Teachers and Healthcare Workers

The First Lady sends compassion and support to people on the island, who have deal with great challenges from the pandemic, especially those in Guánica, which were affected by earthquakes.

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How the Trans Community Fights for Equal Rights After Florida’s Bill

After the GOP-controlled Florida House voted to ban transgender women from playing girls’ or women’s school sports, activists in the state and across the country rev up their efforts to pass the Equality Act.

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Parents in Puerto Rico Protest 2-Week School Closings After Covid Spike

Parents on both sides of the controversial issue weigh in, as the government is challenged to offer solutions that allow parents to work from home.

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This Is Víctor Vázquez: the Puerto Rican Who Aims to Improve Miami Springs

The Miami Dade College professor obtained 70% of the votes in a recent nonpartisan election, winning the Miami Springs City Council, Group 4 seat.

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How Latinos Could Benefit if Biden Forgives Student Loans

More Latinos are getting college degrees, but that also means they have more student loan debt and difficulty paying it off.

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What Biden’s American Rescue Plan Means for Your Healthcare Coverage

With the president's expansions of the Affordable Care Act, nearly 730,000 uninsured Latinos in the US, many of them in Florida, will be newly eligible to save money on healthcare coverage.

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Biden’s COVID Relief Plan Is a Huge Deal for Women. Here’s How.

Study after study has found that women, particularly women of color, have borne the brunt of the pandemic’s economic toll, losing jobs and leaving the workforce in alarming numbers.