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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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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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COVID Nearly Destroyed Her Salon. She Reinvented Herself Instead.

A Dominican beauty salon owner was hit hard by the pandemic as she struggled without government loans. But despite the hardships, this fearless luchadora refuses to lose hope.

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This Religious Org Is Educating Latinos About the COVID-19 Vaccine

The National Latino Evangelical Coalition's priority is to make sure Latinos understand the difference between COVID disinformation and facts.

Getting the COVID Vaccine in Florida: Dead Ends, Wrong Turns, and Frustration

This Puerto Rican grandmother's ordeal to get the vaccine began in December, leaving her frustrated and "emotionally drained."

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$22 Million Latino Anti-Disinformation Campaign Wants to Debunk Vaccine Lies

While the presidential election may be over, Latinos are now exposed to lies about the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Here’s What Experts Say Will Really Build Trust In Vaccines

Just 47% of Hispanics and 30% of Blacks said in a survey they would get the COVID-19 vaccine, compared with 55% of whites. As the daughter of a medical technician, Hanna Hyland was raised to put her faith in science. But Hyland, 18, also was raised as a person of color in a country with...