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Thursday 19 October 2017
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Category: Featured News, Latin America, Politics, State/National News

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Colombian Government Signs Ceasefire With ELN, The Country’s Last Guerrilla Group

The Colombian government has signed a ceasefire with the National Liberation Army (ELN), the government’s last guerilla group. The...

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International Workers Fear Deportation If They Report Work Injuries, Abuse

In 2013 alone, American employees throughout the country sustained a total of 170,450 back injuries while working on the job. Treatments...

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Trump Pardons Former Sheriff Accused Of Targeting Latinx Community

President Donald Trump pardoned former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio last week, ushering in a wave of criticism. ABC News reports that...

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Uber Begins Operating at Greater Rochester International Airport

By Staff –   Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo, joined by representatives of Uber, the airport and the Monroe County...

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Google.org Presents $1 Million Grant to Fund Latin American Non-Profits

It is no secret that nonprofit organizations rely on the generosity of individuals and companies nationwide. In fact, back in 2014, 1.4...

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NYSED Releases 2017 State Test Results; Students’ Scores Show Slight Improvement

The New York State Department of Education has released the 2017 English language arts (ELA) and math test results for students in...

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Congressional Hispanic Caucus Is ‘Alarmed’ At Lack Of Progress On Obamacare Latino Outreach

In Washington, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus has demanded a conference with Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price to discuss...

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KKK Leader Threatens Life Of Univision News Anchor In Filmed Interview

Christopher Barker, a Ku Klux Klan leader in North Carolina, threatened to burn a Univision news anchor during an interview aired Sunday,...

In Wake Of Charlottesville, Latino Jewish Leadership Council Members Denounce Hatred And Racism

The racist and violent acts that occurred earlier this month in Charlottesville, Virginia horrified the nation. But even if the president...

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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...