Views From Latino America 2014
Jan 23, 2014 — Latin American immigrants have different attitudes toward homosexuality than do their U.S.-born children, according to a poll conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health.
Jan 23, 2014 — The "Charismatic" movement involves worshipping with exuberance, miraculous healings, prophesying and establishing a personal connection with God — and the number of converts is growing. According to a recent survey by NPR, about one-third of Latino Catholics in the U.S. identify as "Charismatic."
Jan 22, 2014 — Puerto Ricans are less likely to speak Spanish at home, compared with other Latinos living in the U.S. According to an NPR poll, only 20 percent of Puerto Ricans speak Spanish at home — less than half the percentage for respondents overall.
Jan 22, 2014 — Among Latinos, no group may have achieved the American dream as fully as Cuban-Americans. Since arriving here, as a community, they've prospered. But our recent poll suggests that for many Cuban-Americans, the dream is becoming elusive.
Jan 21, 2014 — As more and more politicians and businesses court the Hispanic/Latino demographic, there's more and more confusion about how to refer to the people who fit into it.
Jan 21, 2014 — A poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health finds that nearly 1 in 5 Latinos say diabetes is the major health concern for themselves and their family. In East Los Angeles, where obesity and diabetes are common, community activists are committed to turning the problem around.
Jan 21, 2014 — It's a cliché and an understatement to say Latino-Americans aren't a monolithic group. But our survey of nearly 1,500 Latinos underscores the variety of different experiences collapsed into the term "Latino."