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Andrea Beatriz Arango’s ‘Iveliz Explains It All’ Spotlights Mental Health in Latinx Kids

Sofía Aguilar
As a middle-grade educator and English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher, it came as no surprise when Boricua author Andrea Beatriz Arango decided to pen her debut novel-in-verse Iveliz Explains It All, which just released on Sept. 13. Aimed at...
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Indigenous Teen Set on Fire by Classmates in Mexico For Speaking Otomi

Sofía Aguilar
Indigenous groups across Latin America—and really, the world—have been the victims of oppression for centuries. In Mexico alone, 23.2 million people identify as Indigenous, 7.3 million of whom speak an Indigenous language, according to a census from 2020 . But...
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Guatemala Further Criminalizes Abortion and Bans Same-Sex Marriage

Sofía Aguilar
[UPDATE 3/11/22]: Since the original publication of this story, Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei has threatened the country’s Congress with a presidential veto on the new legislation unless they reverse it. He has stated that the law, which criminalizes abortion and...