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Von Diaz on Latino USA: The Struggle of Lesbians in Cuba

After the 1959 revolution, being gay in Cuba was considered counter-revolutionary. LGBT Cubans were jailed and harassed because of their sexual identity. Listen to the piece Fi2W reporter Von Diaz produced about Lesbian Cubans for our partner Latino USA.

Victor Cariás, a supervisor on an oil spill cleanup crew in the Gulf of Mexico - Photo: Annie Correal

Hard, Dirty, Work: Latinos Clean Up The Gulf of Mexico

The massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has drawn clean up workers from near and far. Many of these workers are Latinos, so-called “disaster migrants” who go from catastrophe to catastrophe and aid in the repair efforts. Fi2W’s Annie Correal documented their lives in a radio piece for Latino USA.

Hispanic Businesses Fight Downturn in Detroit: FI2W's Martina Guzmán on Latino USA

Nationally-syndicated radio show Latino USA featured one of FI2W reporter Martina Guzmán’s recent pieces this weekend. You can listen to it here: [audio:http://www.utexas.edu/coc/kut/latinousa/stationservices/podcast/2009/02/0206_01_lusa_podcast.mp3] From Latino USA‘s website: “The numbers are bad, and they just keep coming. Home Depot reports 7,000…