Good Tuesday friends! Today on La Voz with Mariel Fiori is a day of politics and health.

I spoke with Ashley Torres, Democratic Commissioner of the Ulster County Board of Elections, about the primary and early elections that have just begun.

Joe Edmond, marketing consultant for the maternal and child services network, MISN, and Romina Jaramillo, community health worker supervisor for the organization, discussed the upcoming symposium on the state of the Hudson Valley, beyond health care. On Tuesday, June 25, 2024, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m, MISN, the Maternal and Child Services Network, and prominent community leaders from five New York counties invite “The State of the Hudson Valley, Beyond Health Care: A Collaborative Symposium,” at The Great Room in SUNY Orange, One Washington Center, Newburgh, NY 12550. Breakfast is served at 9:00 a.m. and lunch at 12:30 p.m. Open and free registration on their website.

We met Alejandra Sánchez Surman, tutor for Mid-Hudson's Migrant Education program, and one of the five honored for her community service at the 20th anniversary celebration of La Voz magazine, this Saturday, June 22 at the Spiegeltent in Bard College. Do you already have your tickets to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of La Voz Magazine? You can't miss this wonderful party with Alex Torres & His Latin Orchestra, dance class with Dojo Dance Company, community honorees and a silent auction. Saturday, June 22, 6-10pm at the Spiegeltent, 60 Manor Ave, Red Hook, NY 12571. Food and non-alcoholic beverages are included in the price of all tickets.

Furthermore, journalist Amy Goodman said that "the light of day is coming": a US jury orders the Chiquita company to pay reparations for having financed Colombian death squads.