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Net Gain

A new generation of Latinos is surfing the net more than ever, whether on established sites like Yahoo or brash start-ups like Batanga. Yet many are puzzled over just who they are, and the best way to reach them. An inside look at this growing phenomenon.
By Juan Guillermo Tornoe




Broken Promises

Immigration is the most intractable problem facing America today, threatening to tear our country apart. There’s no consensus on what to do, and participants on both sides of the debate feel betrayed. But if we are to meet this challenge, we must first change the way we talk about it.
By Ruben Navarrette, Jr.




Waiting on Fidel

Gravely ill, an aging Fidel Castro has not appeared in public for nearly two years, having relinquished power to his brother Raul. Yet in some ways, very little has changed between the U.S and Cuba, still fighting the last battle of the Cold War. A dispatch from the trenches.
By Ana Radelat




Against The
Wave of Hate

Since taking the helm of the National Council of La Raza, Janet Murguia
has not been afraid to take on
immigrant-bashers, even Lou Dobbs. Our profile of a feisty advocate for Latinos who is shaking up Washington, D.C.
By Alex Meneses Miyashita