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"laluzbrillante" (Photo via El Diario)

Children in Washington Heights Name a New Wasp

Dominican, Manhattan, Youth July 18, 2016 at 1:35 pm

Students in Washington Heights gave the name “Laluzbrillante” (Bright Light) to a newly discovered species of wasp from the Dominican Republic, reports El Diario/La Prensa.

Estiven Rodríguez (center) speaks with his math teacher, Dimity Palmer-Smith (left) and the principal of his school in Washington Heights, Brett Kimmel (right). (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario-La Prensa)

Estiven Rodríguez: from Washington Heights to the White House

Dominican, Education, In the News, Manhattan February 3, 2014 at 5:30 pm

Estiven Rodríguez, the 17-year-old Dominican immigrant who recently met both President Barack Obama and his wife, will attend college on a full scholarship, reports El Diario-La Prensa.