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CTLatinoNews.com’s ‘Top Stories’ Of 2016

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As the year 2016 comes to an end, CTLatinoNews.com takes a look back at our top stories.  We looked at which of our stories were most read, which  were the stories that  touched the hearts of so many readers and which topics most resonated with our readers.  Our choices were quite clear.

WTIC Radio Personality Gary Craig’s Offensive Videos

Gary Craig from Screen Shot 2016-06-29 at 1.36.45 PMBy far, our stories about the incredibly offensive videos by WTIC radio personality Gary Craig caused the most uproar among our readers – on our site and throughout social media. After the first video went public,  one of our readers tipped us off that there was a previous offensive video ...

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Champions Of Change For 2016!

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Every year since 2012, CTLatinoNews.com has identified a group of Latinos whose volunteerism and advocacy work for the betterment of state’s Hispanics is exemplary and should be highlighted.   They are indeed ‘Champions of Change’.

This year our ‘Champions’ include an education advocate, a tireless volunteer for veterans, an advocate for the rights of the undocumented and a young New Haven man who is determined to use the arts to provide all with a broader spectrum of what is a Latino.   We congratulate them all  and also thank the thousands of other Latinos across the state who everyday give of themselves to improve the lives of all of the state’s residents. ...

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2017 Top Ten List Of Latino Authors To Watch (And Read)

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With the oldest tradition of picking Latino literary talent in the U.S., LatinoStories.Com is proud to announce 2017’s list of Top Ten New Latino Authors to Watch (and Read). LatinoStories has been and advocate for Latino literature for since 2005.  Founded by Jose B. Gonzalez, the author of the new poetry collection, Toys Made of Rock, it has been featured on national television and has been hailed by such authors as Junot Diaz, as “Exactly what the community has been looking for.”

 CTLatinoNews.com is once again proud to share this list and highlight Latino authors.

 

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