A majority of Hispanics prefer to identify themselves according to their families' countries of origin, rather than by the government's suggested terms "Hispanic" or "Latino," Pew Hispanic Center reported Wednesday.
Compared to non-Hispanic whites, Hispanics with asthma are less likely to be in the care of a regular doctor or clinic; less likely to be prescribed appropriate medicines; less likely to have access to specialized care; and more likely to end up being treated in the emergency department or hospitalized in a crisis.
For years, there has been an ongoing debate on the island of whether or not Puerto Rico gains its independence or becomes a U.S. state. Until now, the debate has primarily taken place either on the island or among Puerto Ricans. On September 13, 2011, the debate was finally taken to Congress.
Christina Cruz is a 28-year-old New York-born Puerto Rican that trains full-time at DAS Fitness Center in Inwood and is focusing on making the Olympic team for the 2012 Summer Games in London - the first Olympics where women boxers will compete.
Former Yankee Bernie Williams has been inducted into the Latino Baseball Hall of Fame.
Puerto Rican Roberto Alomar, a 12-time MLB All-Star, has been inducted to the Baseball Hall of Fame