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Gerson Borrero: I Hate This Country But I Love Its Money

You should know that there is an old saying: Actions speak louder than words.

 

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Look Who’s Talking About Treason

You should know that I am reading Fred Dicker’s column in today’s 11/4/13, New York Post about how New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is getting leaders of the Democratic Party together for fight against the Independent Democratic Conference (IDC) Leader Jeff Klein and his fellow IDC Members: Senator Diane Savino, Senator David Valesky and Senator David Carlucci – calling them “traitors to the Democratic Party.”...
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The Boycott Against El Diario La Prensa

You should know that a few days ago, all of the celebrations for El Diario la Prensa’s 100th year of existence came to an end. All of the party hats and horns were finally put away, and a special staff meeting was held where El Diario la Prensa’s Publisher, Rosanna Rosado, announced her retirement....
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Why I Oppose Casino Gambling Legislation

You should know that when Senate Bill 5898, supported by Governor Andrew Cuomo and sponsored by Senator Bonacic, came to the Floor of the Senate to propose an amendment to the State Constitution to authorize casino gambling in New York State, I voted NO. ...
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Legislation To Protect Macy's Shoppers

Senator Ruben Diaz and Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda will Introduce Legislation to Protect Macy's Shoppers....
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The Daily News Just Could Not Resist

You should all know that for years and years, I have been writing columns – just like this one – titled "What You Should Know.” While I am certainly no friend of the Daily News nor most of the media, from time to time, my columns appear in part or in their entirety in different publications....
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What Would Happen If They Did This In New York?

You should know that the New York Daily News published an article on October 23, 2013 by columnist Juan Gonzalez titled: “Citizenship of Haitians in Dominican Republic for decades threatened by court ruling.”...
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Do As I Say, Not As I Do

You should know that “Do as I Say, Not as I Do” appears to be the message that New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo is sending to every member of the State Legislature and to the people of New York....
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Sotomayor Wants To Be Called Sonia From The Bronx

Forget about "Jenny from the block," the U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has said she wants to be called just "Sonia from the Bronx."...
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Statement Of Council Member Annabel Palma

General Welfare Chair Annabel Palma released the following statement on the New York State Supreme Court's decision to issue an order that temporarily restrains the City from discontinuing hotel subsidy payments to victims of Superstorm Sandy who are living in hotels:...
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NY Undocumented Students Lobby State Legislature For College Financial Aid

Hundreds of undocumented students and allies will travel to Albany on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 to urge legislators to enact the NY DREAM Act (A02597/S2378) in 2013....
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House Approval Of Violence Against Women Act

A number of Bronx groups are hoping the House of Representatives gives approval to the Violence Against Women Act, which the Senate recently approved....
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Jenny Rivera Nominated For Court Of Appeals

Assemblyman Felix W. Ortiz, Chairman of the New York State Assembly/ Senate Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force would like to commend Governor Cuomo for nominating Professor Jenny Rivera for the Court of Appeals....
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Bronx District Attorney Announces New Appointees

Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson has announced the hiring of 20 new assistant district attorneys....
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Letter To The Editor

Dear Editor, Even though the Democrats won the Presidential Election, there isstill talk in Washington about cuts to desperately needed social programs andservices that could decimate ...
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What Is A President?

He is the embodiment of hope and the agent of change. President Obama: the most powerful leader in the free world, crisscrossing the nation: crisscrossing the globe to affect change....
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Proposed Districts Remove Power From Bronx Neighborhoods

Bronx community leaders decry the first redistricting draft of the city's council districts. They say the proposed boundaries would remove political power from many of their neighborhoods by breaking them in different districts and diluting the weight of their votes....
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Incorrect Voter Information

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Borough President Diaz On BronxTalk

Last night, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. appeared on BronxTalk, hosted by Gary Axelbank. Borough President Diaz discussed several issues concerning the Bronx, including the Kingsbridge Armory, FreshDirect, gun violence and the recent Democratic primary elections....
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Give City Island A Chance To Speak

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., City Comptroller John Liu and City Council Transportation Committee Chairman James Vacca, together with the City Island Civic Association, are calling on the City’s Department of Transportation to begin the formal public input process regarding the scheduled construction of the new City Island Bridge, slated for next year, through ULURP as soon as possible....
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Political Correctness Is Eroding Our Constitutional Rights

You should know that this Great Country of ours is a magnet for all the peoples of the world for several reasons, one being that it is “The Home of the Free.” A bastion of liberty, and opportunity. That is what makes this country great. But lately our freedoms are eroding and disappearing little by little.
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Watch BP Ruben Diaz JR’s “State Of The Borough” 2019

The borough’s achievements and goals took center stage as Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. delivered the 2019 "State of the Borough" address from H.E.R.O. High School/The Samuel Gompers Campus. Bronx residents and others can experience it all with rebroadcasts of the entire speech, on BronxNet.
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Attorney General James Announces Election Day Hotline To Protect Voter Access During Tuesday’s Special Election

Attorney General Letitia James announced that the Attorney General’s Office will conduct an Election Day Hotline during Tuesday’s Special Election for New York City Public Advocate. The hotline will be available to troubleshoot and resolve a range of issues encountered by voters at their poll sites.
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BP Diaz Launches “Camp Junior” At His Annual ”State Of The Borough” Address

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced the founding of “Camp Junior” at Harriman State Park during his annual “State of the Borough” address, his tenth since taking office in 2009.
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State Of The Borough Address 2019

The public is invited to attend the State Of The Borough Address 2019, presented by BP Ruben Diaz Jr.
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Silent No More

For decades I have often heard how intolerant we people of faith are. This sentiment has been hurled at us especially by the gay community.
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The New Inquisition On Councilman Rev. Rubén Díaz

Even though we were born - more or less - at the same time, Rubén Díaz father and I have notable differences. But we also have many coincidences. However, in spite of thisfact, we do not share common spaces on social media.

BP Diaz Jr. Talks Amazon

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. was a guest on “The Joe Piscopo Show” on Tuesday, February 5, 2019.
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My Future Political Options

You should know that rumor has it, because of my conservative philosophy, there are groups and organizations (including some of my closest political colleagues) getting together behind closed doors to prepare candidates to run against me in 2021.
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Cuomo Wants NY State To Legalize Abortions Up To The 9th Month

You should know that Governor Andrew Cuomo’s dangerous and radical abortion bill will give New York State the most extreme pro-abortion policy in the nation.

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Lulaine Compere

graduated from St. John's University in 2007. Since then he has been freelancing for different magazines and newspapers. He also has radio experience when he worked at WBAI (99.5) in New York. Some of the publications he has written for include the Norwood News, a community newspaper, The Bronx News Network, a community website, The Source Magazine, Urban Latino Magazine, Latin Trends Magazine, Financial Planning Magazine and On Wall Street Magazine to name a few.