Category: City, Featured News, Local News

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City Council Holds Parcel 5 Forum; Crowd Leaves Standing Room Only

By Staff –   Rochester City Council’s public forum to discuss the future of Parcel 5 in Midtown drew a crowd that left...

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A Collapsing Venezuela Threatens U.S., Pence Says

During a visit to Colombia, Vice President Mike Pence said that the United States would aid Venezuela both economically and politically....

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American Diplomats Return From Cuba After Suffering Strange Ailments

American ambassadors to Cuba were the victims of what The Washington Post is calling a “covert sonic weapon.” In 2016, a number...

Rochester’s Puerto Rican Festival Celebrates Heritage But Ends In Arrests

Summertime is a popular season for festivals, especially in Rochester. After all, the Flower City is quite the festival hub. While not...

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Despite Exodus, These Young Puerto Rican Entrepreneurs Are Going Home

In the last few years, Puerto Rico has suffered from a massive public debt crisis — the territory is currently struggling to pay off...

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Rebel Military Forces Storm Venezuelan Base as Maduro Cries Terrorism

On Sunday, August 6, a group of anti-government fighters broke into a military base in Valencia, Venezuela in a failed attempt to spark a...

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Ibero American Action League President Named to State Council on Women and Girls

By Staff –   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has created New York state’s first Council on Women and Girls, and Ibero American...

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More Major Airlines Cancel All Service to Venezuela

Opposition leaders dragged from their homes in the dead of night. Phony vote totals. Violence and bloodshed in the streets. Venezuela is on...

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Washington State Promises To Dump Anti-Marijuana Billboard Aimed at Latinos

In a world full of billboards, commercials, pop-up ads, and native advertising, modern consumers are subjected to more than 3,000 ads and...

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RHBA Names Eugenio Marlin 2017 Hispanic Business Person of the Year

By Staff –   The Rochester Hispanic Business Association (RHBA), a Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce affiliate, has named...