Latino en RI's Eldery Latino Population Increasingly Isolated <p>Elderly Latinos in Rhode Island and their families may not be aware of the programs available to help them.&nbsp; That’s the premise of a conference planned for Wednesday at Rhode Island College.</p><p>RIC’s gerontology program is hosting the conference, called “Meeting the Needs of Latino Elderly.” The idea is to draw attention to state programs Latinos and their families might not know about because of language barriers or immigration status. But Latino community advocate and conference moderator Delia Rodriquez Masjoan said those aren’t the only reasons.</p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:08:57 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 32490 at TheEC: 1290AM Heard in Norway <p>We've talked in the past about <a href="">skywave propagation</a>, but it's cool when you heard about real-world examples of it. &nbsp; Recently I've gotten several emails from "DX'ers" (Distant Reception enthusiasts) in Europe saying they've been able to hear <a href="">Latino Public Radio</a> on 1290AM all the way across the Atlantic! &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 21:50:53 +0000 Aaron Read 25177 at TheEC: 1290AM Heard in Norway RI Latinos Shut Out of Housing Market <p>The dream of owning your own home is out of reach to most Rhode Island Latinos, according to a new report published by the Latino Policy Institute at Roger Williams University. Many struggle just to afford an apartment.</p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 13:11:45 +0000 Flo Jonic 11033 at RI Latinos Shut Out of Housing Market