Previous reports notwithstanding, Hispanics are substantially more likely to die of COVID-19 than non-Hispanic whites, officials say. Blacks, too.
Latinos have nation’s highest unemployment rate, and in Connecticut it could be extreme
The coronavirus pandemic has ravaged sectors of the economy where Latinos and other people of color are likely to work.
CT Latinos suffer high COVID-19 infection rates as their jobs force public interaction
Connecticut Latinos are paying a steep price during the pandemic, including suffering high levels of stress.
CT immigrants fear Trump-led backlash
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s policies on immigration are roiling the immigrant community in Connecticut, as they are across the nation. “Right now people don’t know what to expect,” said Carolina Bortolleto, an immigrant activist. “Everybody in the [immigrant] community feels things are dangerous and are scared.”
Minority votes important – but elusive — in tight congressional races
In 2012, President Obama was at the top of the ticket, drawing minorities to the polls in Connecticut and across the nation. But he’s not on the ballot in this midterm election and that is expected to change the political calculus on how minority votes will affect some Connecticut congressional races.
CT’s Latinos face hurdles in enrolling in Obamacare
No group of people in Connecticut is more likely to be uninsured than the state’s Latinos, and Obamacare won’t change that.