Esmeralda Bermudez

writes about the lives of Latinos for the LA Times

Esmeralda Bermudez on KCRW

Some members of the Los Angeles Times Guild have formed a Latino Caucus and written an open letter to management that calls for better representation in the newsroom.

Latinos make up 13% of LA Times newsroom. Journalists call for better representation

Some members of the Los Angeles Times Guild have formed a Latino Caucus and written an open letter to management that calls for better representation in the newsroom.

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Vicks VapoRub is supposed to help break up congestion and relieve coughing. Studies show it can help children sleep.

Why Vicks VapoRub is so beloved among Latino families

Vicks VapoRub is supposed to help break up congestion and relieve coughing. Studies show it can help children sleep.

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