Stories tagged: "pandemic"


‘Bottom of the Pay Scale’: Latinas Share Their Stories on Latina Equal Pay Day

"I say this every year," comedian Cristela Alonzo said. "I want us to get paid like a man."

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Florida Doctors Take a Blowtorch to Trump and DeSantis’ “Heartbreaking and Irresponsible” COVID-19 Response

As cases surge in the state, these physicians blast the Republican governor's refusal to return to lockdowns.

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The Pandemic Left Nearly 20,000 Spanish-Speaking Domestic Workers With No Job and No Resources

Some domestic workers report that their employer didn’t offer an explanation of their termination or any compensation.

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From Big Gatherings to a Select Few, How One Latina Is Changing Her Thanksgiving Plans

"I am immensely grateful that my family is healthy and gets to see tomorrow. I have a lot of friends who can't say the same," Maritza Huerta said.

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The Unemployment Rate May Be Recovering, but Not for Latinas

Unemployed Latinas in Florida are spending their time canvassing to make sure people vote.

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Central Florida Reports Increase in COVID-19 Hospitalizations

CDC says that higher hospitalization rates will continue for the next four weeks.

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Pope Francis: Capitalism Made the COVID-19 Pandemic Worse

"We need to elect leaders who prioritize the needs of our people and not just the stock market," Sister Simone Campbell said.