New Haven Community Unites Against the Threat of Undocumented Immigrant Deportation
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New Haven Community Unites Against the Threat of Undocumented Immigrant Deportation

  By Maria Roman A rally took place on Wednesday, January 6, on the corner of Grand Avenue and Ferry Street in a predominately Latino section of New…

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“Parranda” Fundraiser “Kick-Off” Held By Puerto Ricans United, Inc.
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“Parranda” Fundraiser “Kick-Off” Held By Puerto Ricans United, Inc.

  By Maria Roman It’s the holiday season, time for the “Puerto Rican Parranda” fundraiser “kick-off” for the newly formed organization, Puerto Ricans United, Inc. (PRU) of New…

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2015 NY Style Makeup Show by Waldemar Torres
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2015 NY Style Makeup Show by Waldemar Torres

  By Angela Barbosa An international makeup artist, event producer and actor, the Puerto Rican native Waldemar Torres’ artistry was well exemplified at the 2015 winter edition of…

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SOS Minas: All In for a Good Cause
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SOS Minas: All In for a Good Cause

  By Eveline Meneghel   Last Sunday, Dec. 6, a “charity feijoada dinner” (feijoada is a Brazilian stew of beans and pork) was organized in Danbury to help…

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Inauguration of Mayor Joe Ganim, the ‘People’s Choice’
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Inauguration of Mayor Joe Ganim, the ‘People’s Choice’

By Maria Roman Bridgeport Mayor Joseph P. Ganim’s inauguration, along with the swearing in of 32 elected officials, was held Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at Klein Memorial Auditorium…

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Newly Elected Danbury Officials Sworn In
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Newly Elected Danbury Officials Sworn In

By Angela Barbosa The City of Danbury’s Swearing in Ceremony for newly elected officials took place on the evening of Monday, November 30, 2015 at the City Council…

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First Brazilian Expo Promotes Fun, Networking and Business Opportunities
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First Brazilian Expo Promotes Fun, Networking and Business Opportunities

  By Angela Barbosa Photos By Igor Castro Featuring organic homemade baby food, homemade pizzas, handcrafted accessories and art, professional photography services, events and party planning and decor,…

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City of Waterbury Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month at Many Schools throughout the City
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City of Waterbury Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month at Many Schools throughout the City

  By Angela Barbosa Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of U.S. citizens…

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The Action Early Learning Center Recognized for Early Childhood Education Quality
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The Action Early Learning Center Recognized for Early Childhood Education Quality

By Angela Barbosa The Action Early Learning Center (AELC) has achieved a new National Association for the Education of the Young Child (NAEYC) accreditation status this year. Only…

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Punchthesky Fitness “Went Pink” to Benefit the Norma Pfriem Breast Center
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Punchthesky Fitness “Went Pink” to Benefit the Norma Pfriem Breast Center

  By Maria Roman “Let’s shake it for a great cause,” said Nina Merlonghi, fitness instructor and owner of Punchthesky Fitness (PTSF) in Fairfield, when she held her…

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