COVID-19 keeps South Omaha in red

Since the beginning of the pandemic, COVID-19 transmission has disproportinately affected communities of color. In Omaha, the heart of South Omaha and the city’s Latino community, zip code 68107, continues seeing the highest rates of infection in the city. Early on the explanation was simple–COVID-19 spread among the largely immigrant and Latino workforce early in […]

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297 Hispanic writers will be awarded the International Latino Book Award this Saturday via online broadcast

This Saturday, 297 Latinos will be awarded the International Latino Book Prize (ILBA), one of the most prestigious annual awards in the United States, which has recognized the best Latino writing in the American territory of the last two decades in the Spanish, English and Portuguese languages. The ceremony, which already goes for its 22nd […]

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Omaha Residents Return to their Ancestral Roots in Search of a Food Sovereignty

By Karlha Velásquez Rivas Humans have strayed from the nutritional makeup of hunter/gatherer or early agrarian societies. With industrialization and technological development, increases in processing protein and vegetables and the use of agrochemicals, cancer became more common, along with high rates of hypertension, high cholesterol and diabetes. In Omaha, a group of people and non-profit […]

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