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Update: Former Rochester Mayor Carlos Carballada to Replace Deputy Mayor Redon

By Staff   (Update, May 13) – Former Rochester Mayor Carlos Carballada will replace Deputy Mayor Leonard Redon, who is...

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La Cumbre to Hold Spring Renewal Celebration

By Staff   La Cumbre, a forum for members to discuss, assess, and address community issues relating to the lives of Latinos and...

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Visits Puerto Rico, Urges Congress to Act on Debt Crisis

United States Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew visited Puerto Rico yesterday, May 10, to get a first-hand look at the territory’s debt...

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Monroe High School Principal Vicky Ramos to Leave District

By Staff   Monroe High School Principal Vicky Ramos will be stepping down from the post to take a position as the superintendent of...

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House Dems and Repubs Debate Puerto Rico Healthcare Funding Amid Potential Zika Outbreak

The Zika virus that’s already run rampant through many parts of South America has reached Puerto Rico at one of the worst possible...

Cinco de Mayo: The History and Reason for Celebration

It’s the first week of May, which means one thing: Cinco de Mayo. Mariachi music will be played, football will be called...

Hispanics Now Have Longest Life Expectancy in United States

Want to start the week with some great news for Latino-Americans? This April, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published...

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Local Group to Raise Funds For Earthquake Victims in Ecuador

By Staff   Grupo Cultural Latinos en Rochester, or GCLER for short, will gather at the public market May 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., to...

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Rochester Ranks Low For Hispanic Entrepreneurs In Survey

Personal finance site WalletHub released a national ranking on Wednesday of the cities in the country for Hispanic entrepreneurs —...

Financial Fraud Scheme Targeting Hispanic Communities

In California, a husband and wife were both charged with varying crimes regarding defrauding distressed homeowners in Hispanic communities....