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Erika L. Sanchez

US & Canada

Calls for compensation for US sterilisations

Tens of thousands of poor people and those of colour were forcibly sterilised between the 1920s and 1970s.

Health

US Latinos struggle with HIV stigma

Lack of knowledge and stigma against HIV/AIDS can contribute to its spread, health experts say.

Health

Suicides highlight plight of Hispanic teens

High depression rates focus attention on problems faced by girls in the US Latino community.