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NYSED Appoints Distinguished Educator to Rochester City School District

By Staff – New York State Education Department Commissioner MaryEllen Elia has recently appointed Dr. Jaime Aquino as a Distinguished...

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Lawyers Are Working to ‘Race Against the Clock’ and Help Migrant Parents Track Down Their Children

So far, there have been more than 2,000 immigrant children taken from their parents when they crossed the United States-Mexico border due...

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Artistic Director, City Officials Celebrate Grand Opening of “Avenue Black Box Theatre” on Joseph Ave.

By Staff –   (Spanish Version Follows/Versión en español adjunta) - Theatre Artistic Director Reenah Golden has recently...

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Asthma Cases See a Huge Spike in Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

Doctors in Puerto Rico are reporting that they are seeing an alarming rise in the number and severity of asthma cases. They are, for the...

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This Year, National Puerto Rican Day Means More Than Ever After Hurricane Maria

June 10 is officially National Puerto Rican Day, and it has been celebrated for 61 years. This year, hundreds of thousands of participants...

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New Program Aims to Register 1 Million New Voters By 2020: Voto Latino

In just two short years, Voto Latino wants to register one million new voters. Voto Latino is a group committed to empowering and engaging...

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8 Months After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico Still Doesn’t Have a Power Grid Ready for the Next Hurricane Season

Hurricane Maria hit the island of Puerto Rico in September 2017, which was more than eight months ago now. The island still does not have a...

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President and CEO Marisol Ramos-Lopez to Leave Willow Domestic Violence Center

By Staff –   Marisol Ramos-Lopez, president and CEO of Willow Domestic Violence Center, has abruptly decided to leave the...

Ibero American Action League president and CEO Hilda Rosario-Escher

Ibero CEO, Hilda Rosario Escher, to Resign

By Staff –   Hilda Rosario Escher has announced she will resign from her position as president and CEO of the Ibero-American...

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Hispanic Customer Served Racist Remark Written on Starbucks Coffee Cup

A man who would only go by Pedro said that upon receiving his Los Angeles area Starbucks coffee there was a racial slur in place of his...