Tag Archives: Politics/government

Faith and the Force
Fe y fuerza

The top brass came to explain its tacks. Leaders of the New York Police Department (NYPD), including Commissioner James O’Neill and Chief of Department Carlos Gómez...
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Sounding the alarm on ACA repeal
Alarma sobre ACA

‎La devastación está cerca. Esa fue la terrible advertencia ofrecida por la vicealcaldesa de Salud y Servicios Humanos de la Ciudad de...
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Tax To-Do List
Tareas pendientes de impuestos

Don’t let your taxes make things toxic. The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance is offering a few tax tips to follow and...
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Homeless “Horrors”
“Horrores” en refugios

Peligrosos y sucios. Esas son las condiciones bajo las cuales la ciudad está hospedando a los neoyorquinos en hoteles y en sitios de refugio...
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Common Ground

Make way for WHEDco. Strewn with gravel and broken concrete, the sprawling vacant lot at Brook Avenue and East 163rd Street has sat neglected for decades...

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Priming the pipeline
Abriendo acceso

It's the "best" program the department's ever had. Denise Williams, principal at Pelham Gardens Middle School, thinks that highly of the College Access for All initiative...
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Libre Oscar López Rivera

Viene a casa. Después de 35 años en una prisión federal, el nacionalista puertorriqueño Oscar López Rivera tuvo su sentencia conmutada el martes por el presidente Barack Obama...
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Salve for the Scammed
Alivio para los estafados

Think of it as a bit of coin for the conned. Nearly 350,000 people who lost money running Herbalife businesses will be getting reimbursement checks from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)...
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Here to Protect You
Aquí para protegerlos

NYC ha sido y siempre será una ciudad que dé la bienvenida a todos. Como neoyorquinos, nos enorgullecemos de nuestra diversidad y nuestra amabilidad...
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“The school is not where it should be”

“La escuela no está donde debería estar”

“La escuela no está donde debería estar”

There was little cheer in this school match. Instead, a Bronx school superintendent faced off against an angry group of parents and teachers...
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Tentative transit deal struck
Se alcanza acuerdo tentativo

Están de vuelta. Luego de que ambos lados incumplieran el plazo de medianoche del domingo 15 de enero...
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Frontlines at Fonfrède
Vanguardia en Fonfrède

January 1 marked the 213th year of Haitian independence. Before independence, slaves cooked a delicious soup joumou made of squash, carrots, celery and beef for their masters...
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Llegó Espaillat

Es una lucha por el alma de nuestra nación. Eso es lo que Adriano Espaillat, quien fue juramentado como representante de los Estados...
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Strength to spare
Fuerza para repartir

Now they’ll be more reasons to burn at Blink. The gym chain Blink Fitness recently debuted a new location in Gun Hill....
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A Fast in Fury
Un ayuno en furia

La presidenta del Comité de Puerto Rico en las Naciones Unidas, Olga I. Sanabria Dávila, continúa una huelga de hambre...
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Raise the age, save in spades
Aumentar la edad, ahorrar en palas

Lywan Reed spent three years incarcerated. ‎”I was terrified.” He was 16 when first jailed, first at Rikers for four months and then at the...
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Mothers on a Mission
Madres en una misión

One organization has issued a set of New Year's resolutions calling on mothers everywhere to preserve advances in human rights. Moms...
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In effect: Wage Hike
En efecto: aumento salarial

Workers had an early reason to revel. As of December 31st, 2016, the first minimum wage increase in New York State officially went into effect...
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Heart of History
En el centro de la historia

¡Es pa’lla que vamos! El grito del mitin (“It is there we are going!” en inglés) fue cantado a menudo por los seguidores de Adriano Espaillat...
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Operation: Home
Operación Hogar

“I never lived in a shelter in my life.” Samuel Rosado served three decades in the military and was proud of his steady history of employment...
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A beacon at BOOM!
Una baliza en BOOM!Health

"Estoy aquí para escuchar y aprender", dijo. La primera dama de la ciudad de Nueva York, Chirlane McCray, acudió al Sur del Bronx para ver de...
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Solitary Stop
Fin del aislamiento

It is the isolation Victor Pate remembers the most. The Harlem native, who was incarcerated for 15 years, was kept in solitary confinement for...
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To Teach His Own
Enseñar lo propio

Expand the eval. The city has announced an update to its teacher evaluation system, implementing a method that relies more heavily on measures...
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“It’s a bloody shame”
“Es una vergüenza sangrienta”

“Over time, it became clear that I would miss family gatherings, teacher conferences, and days at the beach.” Janice Carter said at first, she...
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For Ramarley: A family still reeling
El sufrimiento del silencio

La ciudad les está fallando. Mientras Richard Haste, oficial del Departamento de Policía de Nueva York (NYPD por sus siglas en inglés), se preparaba...
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Missteps at Success
Ojos de Stringer sobre Success

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer has released the results of his audit on Success Academy, the city’s largest charter school network...
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Helping with HOPE
Ayudando con HOPE

¿Combatiendo la pobreza? Hay una aplicación para eso. Al menos la habría si Joel Berg se saliera con la suya. Berg, director ejecutivo de Hunger...
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Losing License
Perdiendo su Licencia

Nueva York debería de unirse a la mayoría de los estados para poner fin a la práctica de suspender automáticamente la licencia de conducir a...
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Advocates plan march on Trump Tower
Defensores planean marcha a la Torre Trump

‎"Slapped in the face." That's how Steven Choi, Executive Director of the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) describes what happened to immigrants...
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The Hug at the White House
El abrazo en la Casa Blanca

Este detective pasó de navegar por el metro a mirar las estrellas en la Casa Blanca. Recientemente, mientras andaba en el metro, Ian Aquino...
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Tragedy prompts new safety legislation
Se propone nueva legislación tras la tragedia

"Lo que sucedió aquí es una tragedia, es inexplicable", dijo el concejal Rafael Salamanca, mientras observaba un monumento improvisado...
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Value Verified
Valor Verificado

No change. That’s what Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed in regards to the “city’s values” and his administration’s commitment to protecting...
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Rally for the Right to Counsel
Derecho a la defensa

Estas cartas no eran para Santa. Una gran multitud de defensores de los derechos de los inquilinos descendió el martes al Ayuntamiento...
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Will ACA repeal wreak havoc?
¿La revocación de ACA causará caos?

More than a million New Yorkers would lose their health insurance with even a partial repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), according to...
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Get on Board
Únase a la Junta

Bronx residents are being asked to make a difference in their community by joining their local Community Board. The Office of The Bronx Borough...
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“Allocate” is advocates’ demand
“Asignar” es la demanda de los defensores

Make good. That was the demand from education advocates calling on Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo to follow through on...
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