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Funcionarios responden a grupos de rehabilitación sin licencia, exigen respuestas de autoridades puertorriqueñas

For English click here Traducido por Monica Reynoso El 10 de abril, di a conocer una investigación de un año de duración en WBEZ y en el programa “This American Life” que descubrió una conexión informal de usuarios de drogas que están siendo enviados por las autoridades en Puerto Rico a programas de rehabilitación sin […]

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Officials respond to unlicensed drug rehab groups, demand answers from Puerto Rican authorities

Para Español haz click aquí On April 10, I released a year-long investigation on WBEZ and “This American Life” that uncovered an informal pipeline of drug users being sent by authorities in Puerto Rico to unlicensed drug rehab programs in Chicago. These rehab homes are part of a loose network of “24-hour groups” that cater […]

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Puerto Rico exports its addicts to Chicago

Island police and mayors direct heroin addicts to Chicago and other cities with promises of housing and treatment ***This story was first published on WBEZ.org on April 10. To learn more about the 24-hour groups scroll down. To read the story in Spanish, click here. It all started about a year ago when I began […]

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Puerto Rico exporta personas con adicciones a Chicago

Traducido por Monica Reynoso La policía de la isla y los alcaldes facilitan el traslado de los adictos a la heroína a otras ciudades con promesas de vivienda y tratamiento. **Este reportaje fue publicado originalmente en la estación WBEZ.org el 10 de abril. Para conocer más acerca de los grupos de 24 horas continúa hacia […]

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Activists protest against police brutality outside mayor’s office

Activists protest against police brutality outside mayor’s office from The Gate Newspaper on Vimeo. More than 50 activists and clergy packed the lobby outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office and staged a die-in demonstration followed by acts of civil disobedience today. The acts were part of a strategy to pressure Emanuel’s office to meet with them and […]

Illinois High School Art Exhibit

March 1 Spend your Sunday afternoon browsing the many works of Illinois high school students competing in the Illinois High School Art Exhibit at the Zhou B Art Center. Students’ works will be judged and recognized in the following categories: drawing, painting, photography, graphic design, 3-dimensional and time arts. 2-6 p.m. 1029 W. 35th Street, 2nd Floor gallery. […]

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15th Ward aldermanic candidates talk about key issues in a series of forums

Aldermanic hopefuls in the Southwest Side are presenting their platforms to residents and stakeholders in the wards they are hoping to lead. They have been participating in a series of forums organized by several community groups in Back of the Yards, Englewood and Brighton Park. On Tuesday, Feb.10, candidates running for alderman in the 15th […]

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Ald. Muñoz faces three challengers in the 22nd Ward race

The 22nd Ward sits in most of South Lawndale/ Little Village area and covers small parts of Garfield Park and Archer Heights. The Ward is comprised of mostly Hispanic immigrants and Mexican Americans with a median household income of $28,949. In recent years, environmentalists from the 22nd and 25th Wards worked together to close the Fisk power […]

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Obsession: Once is Not Enough

With an opening reception scheduled for Jan. 16, guest curator Susan Sensemann is bringing nine artists who will be sharing their paintings and sculptures displaying colorful abstract concepts. Starts at 7 p.m. at Bridgeport Art Center, 1200 W. 35th St. For schedule and info about other events call 773-247-3000. Con una recepción de apertura programada […]

World Music Wednesday

World Music Wednesday Travel to South America and the streets of Argentina with the sounds emitted by Josefina Rozenwasser and Matthias Albamonte in their captivating repertoire of traditional Latin American folklore and Tango. Free and open to the public. 8:30p.m. @ Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave. For more information call […]