Emily Corona

Meet the Latina Who Says Disabled People Are Going to ‘Fight Like Hell’ for Obamacare

Sarah Funes says that Medicaid has been an integral part of her recovery and reinsertion into society as an independent teenager and later as an adult.

  • Apr 18, 2019
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Columbia University Latinx Students Circulate Petition to Change ‘Raza Grad’ Ceremony

Raza Grad is one of several events organized by the Ivy League university, outside of the general graduation.

  • Apr 16, 2019
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Principal at Austin Elementary School Removed After Accusations of Anti-Immigrant Bias

Gabriela Soto’s attitude allegedly fostered and condoned acts of animosity toward undocumented families.

  • Apr 11, 2019
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The Mexican #MeToo, a Moment of Reckoning

The movement has shed light on how pervasive machismo and structural violence against women is, with recent surveys estimating over 70 percent of women working in media have suffered sexual harassment.

  • Apr 8, 2019
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Yale Professors Stage Protest, Calling Attention to University’s Diversity Problems

Thirteen tenured faculty decided on Friday to withdraw from the University’s ER&M program, citing a lack of resources.

  • Apr 3, 2019
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A Look at Taiwan’s Diplomatic Isolation in the Americas (And the World)

An explanation of the tug of war between China and Taiwan, and how it all plays out in Latin America.

  • Mar 21, 2019
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After CBP Confusion, NYC Public School Rallies in Support of Its Immigrant Community

For about an hour, around a hundred people gathered after dismissal at the Castle Bridge’s school entrance on 169th St. and St. Nicholas Ave. to send the message to government authorities that a threat to one was a threat to all.

  • Mar 13, 2019
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Anti-Bolsonaro Chant Becomes Brazil’s Carnival No. 1 Hit

The hashtag, in Portuguese, is #EiBolsonaroVaiTomarNoCu.

  • Mar 6, 2019
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Backlash Ensues After ¡Hola! Magazine Whitewashes Yalitza Aparicio

“I’ve always felt proud of who I am and where I come from,” is one of the quotes the widely-read magazine decided to highlight—ironically.

  • Feb 27, 2019
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With Five Journalists Killed in Mexico Since AMLO Came Into Power, Will Freedom of the Press Change Under His Term?

On February 16, journalist Reynaldo López was shot and killed in the northern Mexican state of Sonora.

  • Feb 26, 2019
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In Puerto Rico, a Nonprofit Wants More Women Like Ocasio-Cortez in Public Office

The workshops are non-partisan and free of charge.

  • Feb 20, 2019
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The Least ‘Diverse’ City in the United States Is Full of Latinos

A WalletHub report considered Hialeah, Florida, as the least “diverse” city in the United States.

  • Feb 16, 2019
  • 12:49 pm

El Salvador’s President-Elect Opposes Same-Sex Marriage, as LGBTQ Community Struggles for Acceptance

The social media savvy candidate said he had gay friends and acquaintances, but added that marriage could only happen between a man and a woman.

  • Feb 13, 2019
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El Chapo Trial Enters Day Three of Deliberations: Here’s a List to Make Sense of It All

We put together a short sampling of nonfiction audio and video pieces.

  • Feb 6, 2019
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Singer Aaron Lewis Says He Doesn’t Speak Spanish Because He’s ‘American’

The remarks received a mixed response from the audience, with boos and cheers coming into the audio recording of the concert.

  • Feb 5, 2019
  • 1:26 pm

In the Challenging World of Indie Web Series, These Creators Are Killing It

We dived into the Internet in the hopes of finding examples of independent Latino web series to binge on.

  • Jan 31, 2019
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Nicaragua Poised to Clash With US at UN General Assembly

The United States put the roiling domestic unrest in Nicaragua on the U.N. Security Council’s agenda this month.

  • Sep 26, 2018
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Juan Rulfo, Rediscovering a Literary Giant

It’s a bit of a mystery why Rulfo remains so unfamiliar in the United States compared with similarly popular Latin American authors who have managed to attract wide followings in English translation.

  • Feb 22, 2018
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