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Opinion: Deluding ourselves on medical “cures”

CHICAGO — I’m glad I’m not the only one whose blood pressure rises every time a quick fix to a complex, multilayered medical conundrum spreads through the media … Read More

LATISM Recognized for Telly Award for Sustainable Project in Dominican Republic/Haiti

The diverse world of social media is known for things both silly and serious. But there is no questioning its power to drive conversation — and at times — … Read More

Essential Culture: Weekend of March 30, 2012

“Paraísos Artificiales” is a new feature film by Mexican director Yulene Olaizola. (Photo/Courtesy paraisosartificiales.com) What to watch, read and enjoy this … Read More

Cocktail Friday: Moses Laboy explains “farm to glass” cocktails

Moses Laboy has perfected his “farm to glass” philosophy at Red Rooster in New York City. (Photo/Courtesy Moses Laboy) Boy grows up in a tight-knit Puerto Rican … Read More

Latino-serving CA community college stirs controversy with two-tier tuition system

California’s budget woes have led to tuition increases and student protests.  (Photo/Getty Images) One of the most successful community colleges in the country … Read More

Latinos take to Twitter with Mega Millions dreams

What would you do with $640 million? Sure it amounts to only $462 million before taxes but the fun of a jackpot of this size is putting aside reality and … Read More

Opinion: Why Latinos do and should support health care reform

[This is an excerpt of a Latino Decisions blog, to read the full blog click here) Latinos lack health insurance at the highest rates of any minority group.  … Read More

LA’s first Latina professional golfer competes in LPGA event

Lizette Salas at 22 already has her dream job. She spends 30 hours a week on the golf course as a full-time golf professional. She’s been touring for about two … Read More

Father punishes 12-year-old by making him hold sign on street

DENVER — A Colorado father who discovered his son took $100 from a relative’s wallet has settled on an unusual punishment. The Denver Post reports Joseph … Read More

Opinion: Latino Youth vote, the good and bad news

First the bad news, let’s get that out of the way. Latino youth are at a double disadvantage when it comes to political participation. Latinos are the group … Read More