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Mexican Music Legend Juan Gabriel Passes Away at 66

By Staff   Mexican music legend Juan Gabriel has passed away at the age of 66. Gabriel, who recently suffered from heath issues, died...

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Update: Judge Reverses Decision in 2002 Case of Convicted Murderer Jose Torres

By Staff   (Update Aug. 24) – New York State Supreme Court Justice Francis Affronti has ruled convicted murderer Jose Torres...

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Thousands of Venezuelans Cross into Colombia as Border Reopens

By Staff   Thousands of Venezuelans crossed into Colombia to buy much-needed food and supplies Saturday, after the border was reopened...

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Latino to Watch: Orlando Ortiz

By Staff Spanish Version Follows/Versión en español adjunta Born in Cayey, Puerto Rico, Orlando Ortiz and his family moved to Rochester,...

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RCSD Names Barbara Deane-Williams as Superintendent

By Staff   The Rochester City School District Board of Education has named Barbara Deane-Williams as superintendent. Deane-Williams...

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Update: Dinolfo Appoints Michael Mendoza as Commissioner of Public Health

By Staff   (Update, July 11) – Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo has announced the appointment of Dr. Michael...

Senate Approves PROMESA to Assist Puerto Rican Debt Crisis

The U.S. Senate has passed legislation to restructure Puerto Rico’s massive debt payments and oversee its financial management, just...

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U.S. Supreme Court Blocks Obama’s Immigration Policy

By Staff   In a tie vote, the U.S. Supreme Court has blocked President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration. The...

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RLTC Brings Sylvia Mendez’s Story to Life in “Separate is Never Equal”

By Staff Spanish Version Follows/Versión en español adjunta   Few people may realize that, before the landmark Supreme Court...

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Celebrating Students: Ibero’s 2016 Annual Gala and Hispanic Recognition Awards

By Staff   A total of 62 seniors received scholarships at the Ibero American Action League Inc.’s Annual Gala and Hispanic...