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Women at the Head of the Business

Throughout history, women have had to fight the so-called “glass ceiling” to access some jobs. However, some decide to become their own bosses, despite dealing with the entrenched machismo of Latin culture. Here we look at three of the many stories of Hispanic women in Omaha who broke that ceiling and decided to start their own […]

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April 2021 Issue

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Flor Campos

Women at the Head of the Business

Throughout history, women have had to fight the so-called “glass ceiling” to access some jobs. However, some decide to become their own bosses, despite dealing with the entrenched machismo of Latin culture. Here we look at three of the many stories of Hispanic women in Omaha who broke that ceiling and decided to start their own […]

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Catholic Charities will Teach a Digital Marketing course in Spanish

Catholic Charities of Omaha will hold a virtual workshop in Spanish on April 15 through its Facebook page, aimed at entrepreneurs or those who are curious about digital marketing, used on most social networks. According to a newsletter received by El Perico from Nebraska Enterprise Fund, the completely free, one-day workshop will teach the basics […]

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Meet The Candidates of Omaha’s District 4

These stories are in-depth profiles of two of the four candidates running for the Omaha City Council’s District 4 seat. For coverage of other races check out The Reader’s 2021 city election hub. Ben Cass “I want to be the voice of the people,” says Ben Cass, a 32-year-old software engineer who is running for office for […]

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Meet The Candidates of Omaha’s District 3

These stories are in-depth profiles of two of the four candidates running for the Omaha City Council’s District 3 seat. For coverage of other races check out The Reader’s 2021 city election hub. Cammy Watkins Cammy Watkins is plunging into politics for the first time running for Omaha City Council district 3. Charismatic and jovial, Watkins […]

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The Fight to Change Social Studies in Nebraska

New state standards center marginalized voices, but students say their education remains whitewashed. Every day in seventh grade social studies is the same for Ángeles Mora Dominguez. PowerPoint slides pass by as she jots down notes from a book that offers praise for Christopher Columbus and suggests some slaveholders were benevolent. For years, the 13-year-old […]

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Beto: The Former Gang Member Who Wants to Overhaul Omaha

By Karlha Velasquez His tattoos are evidence of his history. The marks left behind from a messy life have been erased from his face and his current job, but not from his mind. When he was 11 years old, Alberto Castillo González, or Beto as he is known in Omaha, started to feel what he […]

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OPINION: Identity Theft

By Valentina Zapata* I was not at all surprised to see Nebraska’s Attorney General Doug Peterson’s name on the brief supporting the most recently rejected lawsuit brought by the Trump administration claiming voter fraud. Despite numerous judges already rebuking these claims for months now, Doug felt compelled to use his position of power to attempt […]

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Only 3% of the Latinos in Omaha had Receive the Vaccine

WOWT/6News – Spanish version available in El Perico.  Omaha. Nebraska’s Hispanic community is falling far behind in the race to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Just 3% have received the shot compared to 11% of white people to get the vaccine. 6 News went to OneWorld Community Health Centers headquarters in South Omaha Tuesday, where they’ve […]

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