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Christmas Bells Are Ringing

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Christmas bells are ringing! We are almost one week away from Christmas, and we all know what that means; last minute shopping! Not to worry Somos Verizon FiOS would like to share with us Lagging Abuela’s Top 5 Holiday Shopping Tips with us! Incase you don’t remember, Lagging Abuela will be sharing tips from what Read More

A Merry Latino Christmas

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Even though religion can be a topic of debate among many people, it is undeniable that Christmas does revolve around the birth of Jesus. No matter what your religion is, you know that going to church or a spiritual place is what is right. Whether it is to hear a sermon or a moment of Read More

Climate Changes will cost poor countries millions

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At this point most individuals are aware of the drastic changes in our climate due to the ongoing pollution caused by humans. But this environmental issue affects some more than others. In the United States there is major involvement to improve the way we live in order to reduce our negative impact in our atmosphere. Read More

The really bad Santa

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The holiday spirit is in full swing and while this time of the year is known to having some depressing moments, there are occasions that can lift our spirits. Unfortunately, a certain Santa turned away an autistic girl because of her service dog. This Santa was afraid of the dog, like really? People need to Read More

Ferguson’s impact on music

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Ferguson has impacted the world through protests and unfortunate acts of violence. It’s understandable that people are angry because justice isn’t being served and the truth is being overshadowed, but there is change. One way to bring change is through music. Artists are being torn apart by the racial inequality happening in Ferguson and the power struggle Read More

Toy guns, not a good idea

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In the times we’re living in, toy guns are not a good idea.  I’m not talking nerf guns or those unmistakable toy guns. The ones that look very realistic shouldn’t even be sold.  Recently a 12 year old boy was shot and killed by police because he was playing with a toy gun that looked Read More

The blind are playing tennis in Buenos Aires

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  Imagine being a nine year old boy, blind since birth. Suddenly, you are given the gift to play a sport that requires hand and eye coordination, yet you are still blind. How is that possible? In Buenos Aires, Argentina, there is a boy who grew up without sight and a dream to play tennis Read More

Immigration Reform for all immigrants

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  It seems every other American is in an uproar over President Obama’s executive action to finally get the ball rolling on immigration reform.  Under this action, millions of immigrants will be allowed to stay in the United States.  However, this applies to more than just Latinos.  People often make the mistake of always correlating the Read More

More than beauty: A different type of pageant

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  “The wife of Governor Sergio Fajardo has led a successful campaign to cut funding for the popular Miss Antioquia beauty pageant and instead replace it with the Young Talented Women contest…featured 2,700 women from 118 different municipalities in Antioquia, with judges watching various talents including those competing in athletics, science, and music before crowning Read More

Senseless murders highlight violence against women

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  An April 2014 report by the United Nations Office of Drugs & Crime revealed that Honduras had the world’s highest murder rate with 90.4 homicides per 100,000 people in 2012. It is a disturbing coincidence that 19-year-old beauty queen, Maria Jose Alvarado, was crowned Miss Honduras during this same month and would end up Read More