Columnist

Nestor Ramos

Nestor Ramos is a columnist who writes about issues of interest and import in and around Boston. Sometimes he also writes about food.

He joined the Globe as a general assignment reporter and feature writer in 2014. A native of New Haven, Conn. and a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, Ramos worked as a columnist, reporter and editor in Rochester, N.Y., Sioux Falls, S.D. and Portland, Ore.

Latest stories

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Wails of children is the sound of zero tolerance

By , Globe Columnist

A dispiriting 27 percent of the country supports the so-called zero-tolerance policy that has led to a sudden, dramatic increase in families being separated at the southern border.

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More and more, the rich avert their gaze from Boston’s poor. But they will be seen

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The Massachusetts Poor People’s Campaign had been staging demonstrations around the state, but until it blocked rush-hour traffic, almost nobody noticed.

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President Trump called Trudeau ‘meek.’ The guy who faced him in a boxing ring begs to differ

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A Canadian senator also thought Justin Trudeau was meek and mild. Then Trudeau kicked his butt.

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Alleged hit-and-run driver gave voice to attitude many adopt behind the wheel: Get out of my way

By , Globe Staff

If Phocian Fitts feels as if he did nothing wrong, that’s in part the result of a justice system that has long been very quick to excuse motorists.