MALN Opinion+ 2021 Recap

As the year comes to an end, we want to thank all of our readers and viewers for their continuous support. After an unexpected 2020, 2021 was a year filled with optimism and hope. It was a great year for us at Massachusetts Latino News (MALN) with many great guests. We’d like to personally thank our reporters for their tremendous work this past year. We appreciate their commitment and integrity to…

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Gladys Vega: Chelsea’s Superwoman

Spending a few minutes cruising through La Colaborativa’s website and you’ll quickly notice this is an organization that operates on two speeds: fast and done. La Colaborativa leads community-based COVID testing and vaccinations as Hispanics-Latinos continue to struggle with inequities in Massachusetts’ health care system. The organization provides reliable, healthy, and culturally familiar food…

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West Side Reboot

I am an avid fan of movies. My favorite pastime is sitting down with some popcorn in front of a big or, increasingly, small screen. So, as an amateur movie reviewer, I went into a Washington, D.C. preview of Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story” reboot with a healthy mix of anticipation and skepticism. I am also Puerto Rican. So given all the issues the original movie had depicting the Puerto Rican…

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