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Albor Ruiz

Albor Ruiz

Albor Ruiz is a long-time editor and columnist. Whether writing for English-or Spanish-language media, his journalistic mission has been to provide a voice for those whose stories often go untold by the mainstream media. A former National Association of Hispanic Journalists Region II Director and member of its National Board, in 2003 Ruiz was inducted into the Association's Hall of Fame. Born in Cuba, he has lived in New York City since 1980.

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[OP-ED]: Trump in No Hurry to Help Puerto Rico

 09/29/2017 - 10:44
Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan wrote in Facebook, “This is the Trump administration. Granting a mere 10-day reprieve from the Jones Act when recovery will take months costs him nothing politically". EFE

The man took his sweet time, but finally, after resisting for one full week, and just in time for his visit to Puerto Rico on Tuesday, President Trump temporarily lifted the obsolete century-old Jones Act allowing the island, devastated by two hurricanes, to begin receiving ships with desperately needed aid, not only from the U.S., but from other countries as well.

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[OP-ED]: Solo la solidaridad puede dar significado al Mes de la Herencia Hispana

 09/22/2017 - 09:21
Illustration by rudall30 / Stock Photos. 

Podría llegar a ser una de esas grandes ironías de la historia si en este Mes de la Herencia Hispana, durante este año terrible, el concepto de “ser latino en EE. UU.” finalmente significara algo más que los lugares comunes usuales como “este es nuestro año”, “hemos llegado muy lejos” -- ustedes saben de lo que hablo.

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