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Puerto Rico Governor: Colonialism Is at the Root of the Country’s Debt Crisis

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló is “nudging” Congress to consider Puerto Rico statehood this summer, a controversial...

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NYPD Officer Fatally Shot While Sitting in Police Vehicle

By Staff –   New York Police Department Officer Miosotis Familia was fatally shot while sitting in her police vehicle in the...

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Top Latinas from Obama White House Want To Help Nonprofits Use Technology for Good

Cecilia Muñoz wasn’t just the Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council and Director of the White House Office of...

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New Study Shows Positive Effects of Pre-K Programs on Latinx Communities

Today in the United States, three-fourths of young children attend preschool programs. But for Hispanic and Latinx communities, the...

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A Year of Erasure: the Aftermath of the Pulse Nightclub Shooting

On Monday, June 12, Rochesterians gathered at the Bachelor Forum, a local gay bar, to mark the one year anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub...

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Raul Castro Set to Step Down as Cuban President Next Year

Raul Castro, the President of Cuba, is ready to retire. The second most famous Castro brother announced earlier this month that in 2018 he...

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Deep-Rooted Bilingual Church in Rochester Transitions Leadership

By Raquel Serrano –   Spanish Version Follows/Versión en español adjunta –  After 38 years of service to the Greater...

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Colombia Is Now Racking Up Debt To Care for Sick and Injured Venezuelans

The health crisis in Venezuela is spilling over the border to Colombia. More specifically, the border town of Cucuta, Colombia is...

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Controversial Puerto Rican Nationalist Welcomed Upon Return to Chicago

Puerto Rican nationalist icon Oscar Lopez Rivera may have been in prison for 35 years, but residents of one Chicago neighborhood saw his...

Diagnosis, Follow-Up Treatments For Zika Virus Still Uncertain For Most Women

The Zika virus continues to be a major threat to women in and outside of the U.S., as a top government expert announced earlier this week....