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Santiago, DR Cancer Patients Find An Advocate in Carlos Anaya

At the Patronato Cibaeño Contra El Cancer in the city of Santiago de los Caballeros in the Dominican Republic, most cancer patients have little hope of receiving breakthrough treatments that could lead to remission. Most of the doctors, nurses and staff are unpaid and/or volunteer to help the locals cope with their illnesses. It is because of the various […]

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The Debate Over The Obama Administration’s Deportation Policy

By Victoria Cepeda The debate is on whether the Obama administration’s illegal immigration deportation policy is harsher than that of the Bush administration. So far, over 1 million illegal immigrants have been deported in the past 2.5 years. A palliative initiative, to what some believe to be the government’s harsh deportation tactics, was introduced in August allowing young […]

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Republicans Stall FEMA Aid

By Victoria Cepeda, Efrain Nieves Natural disaster victims will have to wait for relief aid a bit longer thanks to House Republicans. Senate Republicans blocked a “$7 billion aid package  for relief funding of the natural disasters that have swept the country this summer” (abcnews.com). According to abcnews.com: Democrats again need 60 votes to advance the […]

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