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Gov. Cuomo Grants NYS Parolees the Right to Vote

By Staff – Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed an executive order granting all New York state parolees the right to vote in New York, after...

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School Shut Downs and Anticipated Reform Result in Tense Puerto Rican Educational Climate

According to NBC News, “about a quarter” of Puerto Rican schools are closing down at the end of the year as a result of the...

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Volunteer Group Pueblo Sin Fronteras Helps Displaced Migrants Despite Risks

A group dedicated to helping migrants seek asylum in other countries has caught the disapproving attention of President Donald Trump....

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Puerto Rico Picks Up Tourism Momentum After Hurricane Relief, Other Areas Still Struggling

After experiencing months of downtime due to the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, the San Juan Marriott Resort and Stellaris Casino is once...

Latinx Communities Mobilized And Marched As A Part Of March For Our Lives

A large number of Latinx students and families mobilized together this past Saturday, March 24, as a part of the nationwide March for Our...

Six Months After Hurricane, Puerto Ricans Rally in D.C.

It has been six months since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, and many residents are still without power. Because of this, many frustrated...

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Rochester Congresswoman Louise Slaughter Passes; Funeral Details Announced

By Staff – Rochester Congresswoman Louise Slaughter passed away recently, after a fall near her D.C. home, at the age of 88....

Study Shows Alarming Gap Between Latino Teachers and Students

Recent studies have found that there are three times as many Latino students as there are Latino teachers, despite Latino teachers’...

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Parcel 5 Project Evolves to Include New Entertainment Complex

By Staff – Mayor Lovely Warren has announced that plans to develop a new 3,000-seat performing arts center in the Parcel 5 location...

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Dominican-Americans Seeing Rising Numbers and a Growing Influence

Since 1990, the Dominican population in the U.S. has more than tripled, from 517,000 to nearly two million. This makes Dominicans the...