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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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Transgender question puts bigotry and fear on the ballot

By , Globe Staff

Never mind that the protections the state passed in 2016 have been an actual problem for exactly no one, Massachusetts is once again the front line of the culture wars.

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Remnants of the Boston Marathon bombing memorial: Fragments of tragedy, and our best selves

By , Globe Columnist

The informal Marathon bombing memorial has been stored in pieces these past five years, but its power endures.

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Like Trump’s timeline for Syria attack, here are some things that could happen very soon or not so soon

By , Globe Staff

President Trump said a US attack on Syria could happen “very soon or not so soon at all.” Here’s a list of some other things that are coming soon and some that are coming less soon.

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Governors have been trying to fix the State Police for decades. Is this time different?

By , Globe Columnist

While Charlie Baker’s proposed reforms sound good, it’s worth remembering that we’ve been here before.