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Friday 22 September 2017
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Category: Arts & Culture, Featured News, Latin America, State/National News, Top Stories, World

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Hispanic Heritage Month Is Here: How Is The Latino Community Celebrating Differently This Year?

For many members of the Latino community, this year’s Hispanic Heritage Month seems to come at a bittersweet time. It started last...

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Hispanic Heritage Committee: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month each year, Mayor Lovely Warren and the city’s Hispanic Heritage Committee host a month-long program...

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Mayor Lovely Warren, Incumbents Win Democratic Primaries

By Staff –   Incumbent Mayor Lovely Warren won the Democratic primary race for mayor by a large margin Tuesday evening,...

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Puerto Rico And Virgin Islands Left Out Of Coverage And Representation In Irma’s Wake

Last week, Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Carribean, ravaging many of the islands including Puerto Rico, Cuba, Antigua, Barbuda, and...

Trump Ends DACA Program, Many Republicans Disagree With President’s Decision

In 2012, the Obama administration founded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which allows illegal immigrants who...

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Trump Pardons Former Sheriff Accused Of Targeting Latinx Community

President Donald Trump pardoned former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio last week, ushering in a wave of criticism. ABC News reports that...

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Google.org Presents $1 Million Grant to Fund Latin American Non-Profits

It is no secret that nonprofit organizations rely on the generosity of individuals and companies nationwide. In fact, back in 2014, 1.4...

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NYSED Releases 2017 State Test Results; Students’ Scores Show Slight Improvement

The New York State Department of Education has released the 2017 English language arts (ELA) and math test results for students in...

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ACT Rochester, RACF Report Finds Educational and Economic Gaps for Blacks and Latinos in Rochester

By Staff –   Spanish Version Follows/Versión en español adjunta –   ACT Rochester and the Rochester Area Community...

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Congressional Hispanic Caucus Is ‘Alarmed’ At Lack Of Progress On Obamacare Latino Outreach

In Washington, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus has demanded a conference with Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price to discuss...