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Tuesday 20 November 2018
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Category: Hot News, State/National News, Top Stories

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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...

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Estella Vélez Upegui: Educating Families About Alzheimer’s

By Edy Toribio Rosenfeld, RN BSN –   It was a pleasure to sit down and talk with Estella Vélez Upegui in her office at 55...

Hurricane Season Round Two: Puerto Rico Anxiously Prepares for Another Disaster

Puerto Rico, still trying to recover after Hurricane Maria, warily prepares for the upcoming hurricane season. Roughly eight months ago,...

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Wells College Students Protest Lack of Diverse Faculty, Hiring Process

By Staff – Students at Wells College are currently protesting the school’s decision to hire outside faculty to fill a position,...

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Puerto Rico’s Recovery Continuously Bogged By Bureaucracy

At the end of September of last year, Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricane Maria. The category 5 hurricane slashed through the island leaving...

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Asylum-Seeking Immigrants Facing Uncertainties and Stranded at Port of Entry

According to NBC News, there were around 150 immigrants stranded at the U.S. border on Monday as they were seeking asylum. The immigrants,...

Puerto Rico Institute of Statistics Powerless in Collecting Death Toll Data

Puerto Rico was left powerless in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Wet with flood water, scattered with shingles and glass, and ravaged....

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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...

Education Secretary Julia Keleher visits students at a school in Catano, Puerto Rico in March. PHOTO: NBC News

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....