The DREAM, The Pope on Twitter and The Voice: It's The Week In Latino News

Hugo Chávez in critical condition, the DREAM Act is back, Javier Colón is The Voice, the Pope on Twitter, U.N. peacekeepers brought cholera to Dominican Republic, Haiti and more.

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    The Week In Latino News starts with the return of the DREAM Act which received its first Senate committee hearing.
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    Just your run of the mill story about a Colombian town's women fighting back against slow infrastructure improvements. No road, no sex they announced to men who responded with a hunger strike.
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    Rumors swirled about the condition of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez as his stay in Cuba was prolonged. A bombshell report that he was in critical condition changed the conversation followed by the latest news that he is battling cancer.
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    The Pope is no social media slouch. That much is evident after he tweeted for the first time on Tuesday. Follow vatican news where he''ll undoubtedly tweet again @news_va_en. Holy hashtag, indeed.
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    Javier Colón is the winner and he is 'The Voice' after the Dominican/Puerto Rican singer won the $100,000 prize and a recording contract.
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    Shocking story after a report says that "strong evidence" suggests that U.N. peacekeepers brought the cholera epidemic to Haiti and the Dominican Republic.
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    Hispanics live in some of the most polluted areas in the United States. Sixty five percent of Latinos live in areas where the air fails to meet federal standards.  
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