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.

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Two men dished up meals in D.C. this week. One man fed furloughed workers. The other is the president

By , Globe staff

President Trump wasted no time congratulating himself for serving up fast food at the White House during the shutdown. But a D.C. chef is trying make sure furloughed workers don’t go without.

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In Quincy, hit hard by opioid crisis, mobile treatment van cuts hours, putting recoveries at risk

By , Globe Staff

Habit Opco, a private healthcare provider that runs several methadone clinics, late last year stopped offering its mobile service on Saturdays and Sundays, creating logistical challenges for patients.

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‘We’re doing American carnage!’ An immigration lawyer hate-watches Trump’s speech

By , Globe Staff

Matt Cameron has more facts than most: while a lot of us have vacillated between irritated and irate over the Trump administration’s hard-line immigration policies and tactics, Cameron has lived it.

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A field guide to politicians’ Instagram adventures

By , Globe Staff

Was Elizabeth Warren’s beer drinking video a little awkward? Sure. But pols trying to seem cool to young voters is as old as, well, old people.