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Buen humor para el combate de epidemia Covid-19

Por José I. Franco A pesar de los trastornos que la epidemia denominada científicamente Covid-19, ha venido causando en la nación, muchas personas que siguen cumpliendo con ordenanza del municipio de San Antonio y el condado de Bexar, para que la mayoría de su población se quede en casa. Algunos de ellos se han atrevido a indicar (al reportero de La Prensa Texas), que para salir adelante en sus actividades cotidianas de quedarse en casa, se han arriesgado en violar dichos ordenamientos. “Qué pase lo que tiene que pasar. A diario saco de casa a mi nieto para ir...

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Eduardo Mata

By Leonard Rodriguez This column highlights inspiring stories of Latino leaders. For more than 500 years, Latino men and women have positively influenced the face of United States society. Let us celebrate these outstanding hispanics. Eduardo Mata Named musical director and conductor in 1977, Eduardo Mata has guided the Dallas Symphony Orchestra from one success to the next. Stepping in during the orchestra’s lowest point in history, Mata brought the symphony to acclaimed recognition. Under his direction, the orchestra enjoyed a 1985 European tour, two performances at Carnegie Hall and, most importantly, the construction of the $81.5 million Morton...

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By Oriana Piña Nation’s Oldest & Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Demands that Federal Legislators Include Protections for All Workers, Including Immigrant Communities. The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is urging Members of Congress to include protections and relief for immigrant communities in the next COVID-19 stimulus package. Congressional Republicans failed to include full access to testing and treatment for Dreamers, TPS-holders, and mixed-status families. LULAC will continue to push for an end to deportations, the release of all detainees from immigration detention centers, expedited visa processing for vital immigrant workers, and for all workers to receive...

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H-E-B gives $3 million for coronavirus community support

Funds will support Texas nonprofit organizations helping vulnerable communities and conducting groundbreaking coronavirus research. At H-E-B, our top priority is taking care of Texas. As the threat of coronavirus impacts our communities, we are sure of one thing: we will do our part to help our fellow Texans. H-E-B will make an initial $3 million commitment to support local organizations helping people most in need and working hard to combat the spread of coronavirus. With this gift, H-E-B’s partnership with local nonprofits will provide relief to some of our most vulnerable neighbors: seniors, children and low-income families. As schools...

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The Art World of Raul Gonzalez

By Dr. Ricardo Romo Raul Gonzalez began drawing at the age of six, but never thought that a path existed for him becoming an artist until viewing the film “Blood In Blood Out,” a 1993 crime drama that featured the work of San Antonio artist, Adan Hernandez. Gonzalez was fourteen years old when he saw the movie, and he instantly connected with one of the featured characters whose painting talents enabled him to sell his art in prestigious Los Angeles galleries. High school teachers in his hometown of Houston noticed his talents and encouraged him to enter art competitions....

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