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My favorite beach in Naguabo.

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My favorite beach in Naguabo. Originally uploaded by Gilda D. Padilla . Photo by Gilda D. Padilla

I'm Gonna Knock You Out

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I'm Gonna Knock You Out Photo by Clarisel Originally uploaded by clarisel .
Education Corner Teens, Let Your Voices Be Heard: Final Call to Sign Petition to Save Music Education - February 25 is Last Chance to Join Justin Timberlake, Nick Lachey, Amber Tamblyn, Sean Paul, Clay Aiken, and a Host of Others Who Have Signed Nationwide Petition Going to Congress - CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- A national online petition drive to support music in America's schools is coming to a star-studded Congressional presentation next month, but teens everywhere can still participate by visiting http://www.themusicedge.com/ before the February 25 deadline. On March 9, talented young performers Justin Guarini, Diana DeGarmo and John Stevens from Fox's American Idol and the legendary Commodores will join other artists and education advocates to deliver the tens of thousands of petition signatures personally to members of Congress and visit Capitol Hill to make their case for saving music education in schools. The non-profit effort to let kids tell the w

Puerto Rico, evening sky

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Puerto Rico, evening sky Originally uploaded by docman . Que lindo. Photo by the "docman."

San Juan, Puerto Rico, casa Albizu Campos

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San Juan, Puerto Rico, casa Albizu Campos Originally uploaded by docman . Photo by the "docman." Stop in and view his photos at flickr. Enjoy his and more photos at the Puerto Rico Sun photo group too: http://flickr.com/groups/prsun/
Community news MNN COMMUNITY MEDIA GRANTS WORKSHOP (Aqui se habla español) Tuesday, February 8, 6PM 2005 Community Media Grants Available to 501c3 nonprofits and community organizations based in Manhattan. (Individuals should come too!) DEADLINE FOR GRANT APPLICATIONS: February 14! Read the grant description and download forms. http://mnn.org/cm/grants.html (Let's get the money for our projects now!) PRdream/MNN Satellite Community Television Facility 161 East 106th Street, First Floor (between Lexington and Third Avenues) For info call: 212.828.0401, between the hours of 3PM and 6PM, or email us at info@prdream.com. ======================================= ART EXHIBITION @ MEDIANOCHE "The space beyond silence" --a site-specific collaborative project exploring perception Artists : Jamie Allen, Helen Dennis, Yoona Kang, Eileen Mack, La Manga Curated by: Mónica Núñez Laiseca February 10 - March 3, 2005 OPENING RECE

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IMG_0157 Originally uploaded by jammpr . Photo by "jammpr." Go view his photos of El Tren Urbano at flickr. While at flickr, check out the Tren Urbano photo group too. http://flickr.com/groups/trenurbano/
Community News STUDY FINDS DISCRIMINATION AGAINST SPANISH-SPEAKING LATINOS SEEKING ACCESS TO MEDICAL BENEFITS AT D.C. DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES 80% of Spanish-Language Testers Faced Major Hurdle at DHS Washington, DC - An independent study commissioned by the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), the largest national Latino civil rights organization in the U.S., found that language barriers and related discriminatory practices at the District of Columbia's Department of Human Services (DHS) have drastically limited access to medical services, such as Medicaid, for the District's large Spanish-speaking community. According to the report, 80% of Spanish-speaking Latinos who participated in on-site visits and telephone testing faced at least one serious hurdle in obtaining vital medical benefits at DHS. "This is the first study to compare the treatment of Spanish-speaking Latinos and English-speaking non-Latinos seeking medical insurance, and the results are app