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Spik Up! Say What?
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Spik Up! Say What?

Cas Ayala - April 2, 2016

Three days after Revista Summa published its piece on the launch of Florida Ice and Farm's new drink, "Spik Up," Fabrizio Ureña, a radio producer and English…

The lost ‘Aryan utopia’ of Nueva Germania
Latin America
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Latin America
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The lost ‘Aryan utopia’ of Nueva Germania

JURRIAAN VAN EERTEN - February 27, 2016

NUEVA GERMANIA, Paraguay – To open the museum, señora Kück needs a hammer. She has lost the key, and the neighbor who should have a spare isn’t…

Obama’s skin looks different in GOP ads
Global
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Global
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Obama’s skin looks different in GOP ads

Max Ehrenfreund | The Washington Post - December 29, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new study shows that negative ads targeting President Obama in 2008 depicted him with very dark skin, and that these images would have appealed…

Donald Trump under fire yet again, this time for sexist and vulgar Clinton gibes
Global
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Global
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Donald Trump under fire yet again, this time for sexist and vulgar Clinton gibes

Michael Mathes | AFP - December 22, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Republican frontrunner Donald Trump found himself accused of sexism again Tuesday after he coined a vulgar new term of abuse while attacking rival Hillary Clinton.…

Mexico indigenous group sees racism in Coca-Cola ad
Business
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Business
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Mexico indigenous group sees racism in Coca-Cola ad

AFP - December 2, 2015

MEXICO CITY, Mexico -- A Coca-Cola advertisement has caused a furor in Mexico as an indigenous group said Wednesday the images of young white people building a Christmas tree…

Claiming my Afro-Latinidad
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Claiming my Afro-Latinidad

Natasha Gordon-Chipembere - November 23, 2015

I was born in Brooklyn, New York several moons ago to a Costa Rican mom, newly immigrated, and a Panamanian dad who were sorting their way through…

UN committee asks Costa Rica to remove ‘Cocori’ from grade school classrooms citing the book’s ‘racist connotations’
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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UN committee asks Costa Rica to remove ‘Cocori’ from grade school classrooms citing the book’s ‘racist connotations’

The Tico Times - August 28, 2015

The U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination wants Costa Rica to remove the controversial book ‘Cocorí’ from classrooms, among other suggested measures to combat racial discrimination.…

For Mexicans, the Donald Trump candidacy is getting scarier
Global
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Global
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For Mexicans, the Donald Trump candidacy is getting scarier

Joshua Partlow | The Washington Post - August 18, 2015

MEXICO CITY — If Donald Trump were president, he would have Mexico pay to build a wall along its 2,000-mile border to keep itself out. He'd block…

Global
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Insult-dishing Trump to visit Mexican border

AFP - July 22, 2015

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/602992056575913984 NEW YORK – Real estate mogul and White House hopeful Donald Trump, who has enraged Latinos and lost a string of business contracts for insulting Mexicans, will…

Costa Rica also tells Donald Trump: ‘You’re fired’
Business
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Business
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Costa Rica also tells Donald Trump: ‘You’re fired’

David Boddiger - July 1, 2015

Like dominoes, major corporations, small companies, Miss Universe contestants, performers, co-hosts and others who have dealings with "The Donald" are telling him to buzz off following his…

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