Volume XXIII Number 04 ~ January 29, 1999

FrontPage Stories

U.S. Aid Efforts Begin For Colombian Victims of Earthquake

By Karen Testa
ASSOCIATED PRESS WRITER



Rescue workers search through rubble for earthquake victims in downtown Pereira, 175 kilometers (110 miles) west of Bogota, Colombia, Monday, Jan. 25, 1999. The earthquake, which had a preliminary magnitude of 6, tore up western Colombia on Monday, killing at least 210 people and injuring 900 others as it toppled buildings and flattened entire neighborhoods in the country's coffee-growing heartland. The death and damage toll appeared to be highest in Armenia, Pereira and Calarca - three cities near the epicenter. (AP Photo/El Tiempo)

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida - Efforts to send emergency aid and supplies to an earthquake ravaged community in Colombia began to mobilize throughout the United States and in Mexico on Tuesday as the death toll rose to more than 1,000.


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Nuestra Gente ~~ Our People
We Have Leaders in Our Raza!
By: Daniel L. Muñoz

Gore sweeps through California, looking to bond with Latinos
By Daniel Muñoz

Five Years Into NAFTA, Mexico's Manufacturers Flex Muscle
By Elliot Spagat

Entrevista con Oscar Elías Bisset, directivo de la Fundación Lawton
Distribuido por CubaNet

Noticias de Mexico

Stories

New UCSF Report Profiles Statewide and Regional Heart Disease Risk Factors -
Health Care Delivery Failing Ethnic Communities

California's Uninsured Women Are Delaying Or Foregoing Important Health
Services, UCLA Study Finds

Triunfo Sobre la Diabetes
Por el Dr. Henry Pacheco

Alerta a los Contribuyentes Que Reclaman Reembolsos
Translated by Maria Delgado

Cesar Chavez to be Honored by Labor Hall of Fame

MANIFESTACION!

Applications are now available in San Diego County High Schools for BECA
Foundation Scholarships to local Latino students

Cal State San Marcos helps "College: Making It Happen!" Program

Sweetwater Schools Join Nationwide Campaign That Gives Everyone the
Chance to Promote Student Literacy

Free Entrepreneurial Programs Offered

Hispanic Radio Network/La Red Hispana
Por Javier Sierra
Una Ley Cruel de un Congreso Cruel

Editorials

Opinion:
Taxpayers Association "Outed"
By Melvin Shiparo

El Foro -- The Public Forum



Etc. Etc. Etc.

Sporting news, reviews and other tid bits

Falstaff Hace la Apertura de la Temporada de la Opera
Paco Zavala

At The Movies: `Still Crazy'
By Ted Anthony

Calendar of Events:

Noticias y acontecimientos de nuestra Confederación

Super Bowl XXXIII: ¿Se Repite La Historia?

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