The Lies About Cancer: Cut, Poison, Burn

04/10/12 The Lies About Cancer: Cut, Poison, Burn

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You wouldn’t let somebody else decide on what type of milk you’ll use in your daily cafe con leche. Conchale, if you want to use 1% horse milk, its nobody’s business but yours, chica. So why would you let somebody decide how you’ll treat your own illness? Per the main characters of the documentary Cut,...

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In Search of Ingrid

02/01/12 In Search of Ingrid

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An educated Latina like you has probably read Ingrid Betancourt’s book, “Even Silence Has an End: My Six Years of Captivity in the Colombian Jungle.” Yep. You know her. She was the Colombian presidential hopeful that at the height of her political career was kidnapped by the FARC. Well, her husband, Juan Carlos...

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Latina Filmmaker Tells It Like It Is

05/24/11 Latina Filmmaker Tells It Like It Is

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It’s no secret that Hollywood has never been great at portraying Latinos accurately. Latino characters on the silver screen are often underdeveloped, and the stereotypes surrounding them are rampant. Women are either the maid or the overly sexual, sassy sidekick and men are usually depicted as aggressive or gangster types. So...

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