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  • Seminole County, others win mental health grants

     
    Because half of all cases of mental and substance use disorders begin by age 14 and 75 percent of them begin by age 24, the federal government agency on mental health and substance abuse is awarding large grants to agencies around the country to ex...
  • Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. anticipates Anaheim fight

     
    The transition of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. from novelty to title contender will make an important stop Dec. 4 in Anaheim, when the son of the Mexican boxing legend headlines a pay-per-view card at Honda Center versus Alfonso Gomez. "This......
  • Puerto Rican club gives Coquí awards to community leaders

     
    Casa de Puerto Rico, a Puerto Rican club in east Orlando, gave Saturday its community awards to area residents for their achievements and involvement in issues that better people’s lives. It was the 14th year that the nonprofit gave its “Coqu...
  • Long sentence for Puerto Rico man convicted of horse-dragging spurs debate

     
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A 12-year prison sentence for a man who dragged a horse behind his truck has touched off a debate over whether a new animal cruelty law goes too far, when even homicide can result in......
  • Monster Mash: Matthew Fox to star in Neil LaBute play in London; LACMA halts further construction

     
    Starring role: As reported in Culture Monster after the Emmy awards in August, Matthew Fox, formerly of the hit series "Lost," will star in the London production of Neil LaBute's "In a Forest, Dark and Deep." Olivia Williams ("The Ghost......
  • Census, nation and migration: Who’s Puerto Rican enough?

     
    Guest Writer: Jorge Duany, Ph.D. Jorge Duany is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras. He earned his Ph.D. in Latin American Studies, with a concentration in anthropology, at the University of California, Berkeley. He...
  • Puerto Rican community leader cleared in City Hall arrest

     
    The criminal case against a Puerto Rican businessman and community leader arrested at an Orlando City Hall function was dropped for lack of sufficient evidence, even before any charge was brought in court. Carlos Guzmán, general manager of the commu...
  • Northland expects 20,000 for Christmas Eve services

     
    More than 20,000 people are expected to celebrate Christ’s birth at the church, both locally and globally via the Web, iPhone, Roku and other devices. This year’s service will include a special message from Pastor Joel C. Hunter and a worship ser...
  • The Juana Diaz’ Three Kings stop in Orlando

     
    Gaspar, Balthazar and Melchior will arrive at Holy Redeemer Parish and School on Thursday, Dec. 23 at 7:00 p.m., as a first stop of a four day trip,  that started in the town of Juana Díaz, in Puerto Rico. This year, children not only will imagine...
  • Golden Brothers Studio lands distribution for ‘365 Decision Time’

     
    A film start-up in Kissimmee, part of the University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program, has landed Caribbean distribution for a project they plan to film in Feb. “365 Decision Time” is the title, they didn't give any other...
  • Reaganism, wrestling and chaos at the University of Puerto Rico

     
    Guest Writer: Ramón Luis Nieves Ramón Luis Nieves is an attorney in private practice in San Juan. He is the author of several books about Puerto Rico's political relationship with the U.S. His latest,  El ELA que Queremos, advocates for a mor...