Petates are a symbol of resilience and strength. They have been used by people who have faced many challenges and continue to be used by people who are struggling to survive. The petate is a reminder that even in the most difficult times, there is always hope.
For decades, the Latino community in the United States has struggled to find its place in a society that, although diverse, has presented many barriers to the integration of immigrant communities. Latinos have had to face racism, discrimination, poverty, and lack of access to resources and opportunities. But despite these obstacles, the Latino community has persevered and found ways to integrate into American society while preserving its culture and identity.
RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the first pediatric flu-related death for the 2023-2024 flu season. A child in the western part of the state recently died from complications associated with influenza infection. To protect the family’s privacy, additional information will not be released.