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October 15, 2019
Hispanic Business Person of the Year calls award ‘a nice surprise’
Hispanic Business Person of the Year calls award ‘a nice surprise’

EMC photo by Jeff Witherow

When Orlando Ortiz learned that he had been selected to receive the 2019 Hispanic Business Person of the Year Award, he was shocked.

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By Ketsia Rodríguez/EMC
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June 11, 2019
Rochester man aims to give young Latinos a helping hand
Rochester man aims to give young Latinos a helping hand

Santos Cruz knows well what it’s like to face challenges in life.

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By Ketsia Rodríguez/EMC
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February 12, 2019
Commissioner compassionate about helping students, families
Commissioner compassionate about helping students, families

Beatriz LeBron had to work hard to support her family when she came to Rochester from the Bronx as a 19-year-old mother.

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By Ketsia Rodríguez/EMC
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January 15, 2019
Incoming Ibero CEO looking forward to new role
Incoming Ibero CEO looking forward to new role

Angelica Perez-Delgado isn’t set to take the helm of Ibero-American Action League until Feb. 11, but she already has a long history with the agency.

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By Ketsia Rodríguez
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December 11, 2018
Geva Theatre’s ‘A Christmas Carol’ features Dominican native in iconic role
Geva Theatre’s ‘A Christmas Carol’ features Dominican native in iconic role
A native of the Dominican Republic has taken on an iconic role in a holiday classic this year.
 
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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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December 12, 2017
Business leader honored for helping Rochester’s Latinos
Business leader honored for helping Rochester’s Latinos

Eugenio Marlin was recognized recently for his tireless efforts to improve the quality of life for Latinos in Rochester, which colleagues and friends say was long overdue.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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July 11, 2016
Centenarian celebrates 107 years
Centenarian celebrates 107 years

Jesusa Rodríguez said it was not difficult to be the eldest of 12 children growing up in her native Puerto Rico.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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April 12, 2016
Town councilman is positive role model
Town councilman is positive role model

Lee Cordero did not mention his Puerto Rican heritage during his 2013 campaign for a seat on the town board.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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January 13, 2016
Migrant worker advocate receives honor
Migrant worker advocate receives honor

Beverly Sirvent's office at Finger Lakes Community Health's Newark center is fairly sparse.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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October 15, 2014
'Born leader' receives business award
'Born leader' receives business award

Mauricio Riveros was born to be a leader.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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