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Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center Awards Puerto Rican Bomba Dancers for Service to the Community and Puerto Rican Culture

Anahi Lazarte The Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center (SRBCC) presented awards to a group of female bomba dancers recognized for their community work and committment to the Puerto Rican culture.  The award ceremony took place during the Abolition of Slavery Concert held on March 20th. The concert was dedicated to the...

[lang_en]Jury clears Puerto Rico’s ex-governor Anibal Acevedo Vila in corruption trial[/lang_en]

Former governor of Puerto Rico, Anibal Acevedo Vila, was found not guilty on Friday, March 21st, 2009 of all nine counts including conspiracy, money laundering and lying to the FBI. This conclusion to a month long corruption trial marks a major blow to US Attorney Rosa Emelia Rodríguez, a...

[lang_en]Chicago’s Latino Clergy Demand Greater Representation: Host Productive Meeting with Police Superintendent Wies and Public School CEO Ron Huberman[/lang_en]

Concerned with the diminishing role of Latinos in government decision making within the City of Chicago, Latino Clergy from across the city came together to announce a boycott of all business and social functions hosted by the City. The purpose of the boycott was to force a dialogue with...

[lang_en]Jornada: 100x 35 One Year Later: March 3, 2008 – March 3, 2009[/lang_en]

On Tuesday, March 3, 2009 the Puerto Rican Cultural Center concludes a year-long celebration entitled “Jornada 100 X 35.” This title was chosen with a threefold purpose: 1) to symbolize the dimensions of Puerto Rico, 2) to raise $50,000 by identifying 100 people to pledge $325 and 35 people...



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