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Cómo este lugar artístico autónomo en Logan Square se transformó en refugio para solicitantes de asilo

Dos músicos locales construyeron un santuario llamado Casa Al-Fatiha para solicitantes de asilo LGBTQ.

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Los latinos en Illinois han contraído COVID tres veces más que la población blanca

A medida que aumentan esas cifras, algunos líderes políticos latinos y expertos en salud han cuestionado si los funcionarios de la ciudad se han enfocado en culpar a las víctimas

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Latino officials call for more workplace enforcement, less victim-blaming in COVID-19 fight

Latinos in Illinois have contracted the coronavirus at more than three times the rate of the white population.

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Aguijón Theater celebrates 30 years of bringing Spanish-language works to Chicago

Their plays have examined women’s social conditions, power dynamics between landowners and oppressed workers and the marginalization of indigenous populations.

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Lit & Luz Festival unites U.S. and Mexican cultures across borders, art genres

The literary festival brings together expression across borders but also across disciplines, including visual art, music and film.

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Spanish-speaking set a first for Chicago Women’s Funny Festival

The Sunday evening lineup is a a celebration of women in all styles of comedy.

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Bomba Estereo brings some Carnaval flavor to Taste of Chicago

Colombian duo specializes in the upbeat tempos of epic festival in Barranquilla.

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Lincoln Towing loses court battle — but still could get another hearing

A judge threw out the company’s lawsuit after the state ordered it shut down.

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Chicago’s population is declining, according to latest Census Bureau estimates

Estimates suggest the city lost more than 7,000 residents from 2017 to 2018.

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Texting and driving could soon have much higher penalties in Illinois

For accidents causing bodily harm, the penalty will raise from $75 to $1,000 and include a year-long license suspension.