- Author: LatinPost.com
Stove top-cooked rice and bowls of richly flavored soup are frequent choices for Hispanics when consuming afternoon meals, a habit that has been influencing overall consumption trends in the United States, according to National Eating Trends study.
While sandwiches reign as the choice lunchtime item for Hispanics and non-Hispanics alike (18 percent of Hispanics compared to 38 percent of non-Hispanics), as the largest meal of the day for most Latinos, the meal not only includes rice (13 percent of Hispanics compared to 1 percent of non-Hispanics) but also a diverse range of...
- Author: KPBS.org
San Diego is already a majority-minority county. That means, not one ethnic or racial group comprises more than 50 percent of the population.
That majority-minority status is expected to continue for the next 50 years or so — except for one major change. The percentage of whites and Latinos in the population switch, with Latinos making up 48 percent of the population.
- Author: Pew Research Hispanic Trends Project
Remittances to Spanish-speaking Latin American countries overall have recovered from a decline during the recent recession, with the notable exception of Mexico, according to World Bank data analyzed by the Pew Research Center.
Migrants' remittances to Mexico, an estimated $22 billion in 2013, are 29% below their 2006 peak. For all other Spanish-speaking Latin American nations overall, the 2013 estimate of $31.8 billion slightly surpasses the 2008 peak.
Remittances from all sources to Spanish-speaking Latin American countries have more than doubled since 2000 but...
- Author: ScienceDaily.com
Hispanic teenagers who learn English well enough to engage in friendships and activities with members of mainstream U.S. culture are more likely to succeed in school and feel better about themselves and their futures, according to findings from "Cross-cultural Adaptation of Hispanic Youth: A Study of Communication Patterns, Functional Fitness, and Psychological Health," published online today in the National Communication Association's journal, Communication Monographs.The authors of this study found that the engagement of Hispanic youth in extracurricular activities and other English...
- Author: National Resources Defense Council
An overwhelming majority of Latinos in the United States want strong presidential action to curb the threat of climate change, according to new poll conducted for the Natural Resources Defense Council by Latino Decisions.
The researchers indicate that the report shows that Latinos in the U.S. recognize the threat that climate change poses to the well-being of their families and the future of their community in this country and abroad, and want the leaders to solve it.
The survey showed that support for climate action among Latinos is broad and deep:
- Nationally, nine in 10 Latinos want the government to...