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Saturday 20 October 2018
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Category: Hot News, State/National News, Top Stories

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....

A student holds a placard during a protest to demand the safe return of three film students who went missing in Guadalajara, Mexico. The placard reads, "It's not three, it's all of us." Photo: NBC News

Missing Mexican Film Students Abducted, Killed in Gruesome Case of Mistaken Identity

In mid-March, three film students from Universidad de Medios Audiovisuales went missing without a trace. Now, authorities and the...

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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....

A hurricane is about to batter this caribbean beach hut. The seas are raging and the skies show the tropical storm as the power of nature is demonstrated. Waves crash on the shore

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...

Hispanic Community Facing Lack of Representation With New Census Question

The announcement that the Trump administration decided to add a question regarding citizenship on the 2020 Census faced immediate backlash...

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Report: Low-Income Communities Face Nearly $30 Billion in Student Loan Debt

By Staff – The Education Trust–New York has recently released a report, titled “Drowning in Debt,” which draws on data...

Latino Youth Voices Heard Loud and Clear As UnidosUS Urges Young Latino Voter Registration

The past few months we’ve seen the youth of the United States band together and raise their voices by the millions against gun...

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...