Little Brazil

The Story of Walter Suin Chin

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American Dream Series

The Story of Walter Suin Chin

By María Danniella Gutiérrez-Salem

Our interviewee today is Walter Suin Chin who, like many, is an immigrant in Danbury. I asked him the origin of his surname and he explained: “More than a century ago, many Chinese immigrated to Ecuador fleeing hunger and poverty, and searching for a better future. Now a century later, the desire for improvement motivated…

Malloy Nominates Asian Pacific American, and a Portuguese American Judge to Appellate Court

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Malloy Nominates Asian Pacific American, and a Portuguese American Judge to Appellate Court

By Mark Pazniokas | CTMirror.com

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy nominated Judges Nina F. Elgo of West Hartford and Maria Araujo Kahn of Cheshire to the Appellate Court, setting the stage for women to become a majority on Connecticut’s second-highest court for the first time. The judicial milestones Malloy can claim after six years as governor include nominating majorities of the…

Brazilian Students of Caxiuanã Forest Partake in Cross-Cultural Exchange in Connecticut

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Community In Focus

Brazilian Students of Caxiuanã Forest Partake in Cross-Cultural Exchange in Connecticut

By Mariana Silva

A delegation of eight teenaged students, of San Sebastian Community High School in Portel, at Caxiuanã Bay on the outskirts of Pará in Brazil, joined by their teachers and staff of the Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi, participated in a 14-day exchange program with students at the Fairchild Wheeler Interdistrict Magnet Schools in Bridgeport. Through Museums…

A New Option Is Emerging in Danbury

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Editorial

A New Option Is Emerging in Danbury

By Emanuela Palmares

A new option for educating our children is emerging in Danbury, and ALL in the community should set aside their pre-conceived notions about school choice and take a deeper look at Danbury Prospect. Danbury Prospect is in its development phase. It is currently in the process of submitting a new charter school application to the…

USCIS Will Issue Redesigned Green Cards and Employment Authorization Documents

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Immigration, News, Public Service Announcements

USCIS Will Issue Redesigned Green Cards and Employment Authorization Documents

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced a redesign to the Permanent Resident Card (also known as a Green Card) and the Employment Authorization Document (EAD) as part of the Next Generation Secure Identification Document Project. USCIS began issuing the new cards on May 1, 2017. These redesigns use enhanced graphics and fraud-resistant security…

CT’s Tax Revenue Plunge Bottoms Out at $1.5B

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CT’s Tax Revenue Plunge Bottoms Out at $1.5B

By Keith M. Phaneuf | CTMirror.org

Connecticut’s latest budget nightmare became reality on May 1st. Analysts for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration and the legislature’s nonpartisan Office of Fiscal Analysis downgraded anticipated revenues for the next two fiscal years by $1.46 billion — nearly $600 million next fiscal year and $865 million in 2018-19 — largely because of eroding income tax receipts. Projected…

Chorizo and Spinach Soup

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Culinary // Food

Chorizo and Spinach Soup

By Alicia Ghio

As the weather begins to warm, the foods I crave start to become lighter. But I have to tell you; on a rainy spring day, I still enjoy a comforting hot, hearty meal. I’ll keep dinner easy. And, soup is especially easy when you have ready-made stock or broth on hand. This soup earns high…

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