Cover / July 6, 2018 Reuniting Immigrant Kids with Parents? Not So Easy.

By Ana Radelat | CT Mirror

After a day visiting immigration facilities at the Texas border, Sen. Richard Blumenthal said, “there is no plan, there is no strategy” to reunify immigrant kids who have been separated from their undocumented parents. Blumenthal said he visited a temporary shelter for migrant children in Tornillo, Texas that is housing about 250 migrant boys in...

Politics / July 6, 2018 Democrats Sustain Malloy’s Vetoes, Frustrating Republican Leaders

By Keith M. Phaneuf and Clarice Silber | June 25, 2018 | CT Mirror

The General Assembly sustained all seven vetoes on Monday (06/25) that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy issued following this year’s legislative session. Among the measures the governor rejected were bills that would have limited the fiscal bailout of Hartford, created a new student suspension process, limited the Executive Branch’s authority to reduce municipal education grants, established...

Columns, Get Smart - Pass It On / July 6, 2018 Know What Your Contracts Say

By Catherine Blinder

America is getting older. It is projected that the number of Americans aged 65 and older will more than double from 46 million to over 98 million by 2060. People aged 65 and older will become 24 percent of the population by then. Along with that aging population, there will be an increase in companies...

Strawberry Elderflower Gin Fizz

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Culinary // Food, News

Strawberry Elderflower Gin Fizz

By Alicia Ghio

Having a cocktail on the patio while we make dinner is one of my favorite ways to unwind after a busy day. In summer, I love a cocktail or non-alcoholic beverage that reflects the summer season. It’s usually something with fruit, that’s not too strong and just a little bit sweet. The very ripe strawberries…

CT Health Insurance Exchange Faces Growing Challenges As Insurance Companies Drop Out

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CT Health Insurance Exchange Faces Growing Challenges As Insurance Companies Drop Out

By Kyle Constable / CT Mirror

  In the wake of a state order halting new enrollment in Connecticut’s co-op health insurer, HealthyCT, the state’s health insurance exchange faces growing challenges as it prepares to lose two of its four carriers. The exchange, Access Health CT, has been widely heralded as one of the strongest state health insurance exchanges in the…

Via Brasil Channel Radio

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Via Brasil Channel Radio

By Manuella Bacelar

  Cristiano Christofoletti, known as Chris Fox, 32 year-old Brazilian immigrant. In his native country, he was a TV host and worked in several networks. He lived in Europe for three years, hosting and directing a TV show in Portugal. Soon after returning to São Paulo, a sad reality for people who live in large urban centers in Brazil changed the course of his life. Fox was victim of “flash kidnapping”. Immigrants leave their…

Having Faith in the Marketplace: “We Believe that We Are Better Together”

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Community In Focus, News

Having Faith in the Marketplace: “We Believe that We Are Better Together”

By Angela Barbosa

Hundreds woke up to an inspirational morning of faith, love, compassion and a call for action as they gathered at the Amber Room Colonnade on July 14, to partake in the Jericho Partnership’s Faith in the Marketplace breakfast. “Jericho Partnership seeks to be the service arm of the local church to be able to funnel…

Ecuadorian Festival in Danbury 

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Ecuadorian Festival in Danbury 

By Tribuna Staff

Hundreds of people from the region’s Ecuadorean community are expected to turn out for the annual Ecuadorean Festival on Sunday, August 7, 2016 at the Western Connecticut State University’s Westside campus. The annual event, planned from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., features food booths, games, music and dancing in celebration of Ecuadorean culture. The festival…

Lead: An Invisible Enemy that Can Affect the Health of Your Child

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News, What You Should Know

Lead: An Invisible Enemy that Can Affect the Health of Your Child

By Tribuna Staff

Childhood lead poisoning is the most common pediatric public health problem, yet it is entirely preventable. Once a child has been poisoned, the impairment it may cause is irreversible. Lead harms children’s nervous systems and is associated with developmental delays, learning disabilities, reduced IQ, behavioral problems and hearing loss. While lead paint in homes built…

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