Wednesday, 23 April 2014

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El Barrio Mourns Former Neighbor Cheo Feliciano

El Barrio Mourns Former Neighbor Cheo Feliciano

Residents of East Harlem, where singer Cheo Feliciano lived decades ago, were saddened by the news of the Puerto Rican salsero's sudden death last Thursday, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

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New York’s Little Colombia Remembers ‘Gabo’

New York’s Little Colombia Remembers ‘Gabo’

On the day Gabriel García Márquez died, the news spread quickly in Little Colombia in Jackson Heights, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

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New Head to Redirect Embattled El Museo del Barrio

New Head to Redirect Embattled El Museo del Barrio

The new executive director of El Museo del Barrio, Jorge Daniel Veneciano, talks about his plans to invigorate the embattled institution as it approaches its 45th anniversary, in this Q&A with El Diario/La Prensa.

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Central Park Five Plan Protest to Demand Settlement

Central Park Five Plan Protest to Demand Settlement

The five black and Latino men who served time for a brutal crime they did not commit are urging Mayor de Blasio to announce a settlement, reports the Amsterdam News.

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Activists Protest Ecuador’s President in Queens

Activists Protest Ecuador’s President in Queens

Demonstrators against Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa during his visit to New York protested against political repression in Ecuador and oil exploitation in the Amazon, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

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East Harlem Tragedy Victims Still Waiting For Help

East Harlem Tragedy Victims Still Waiting For Help

A month after the deadly explosion in East Harlem, displaced tenants and affected businesses have received little help from the city, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

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A Mexican Immigrant Artist Gives Back

A Mexican Immigrant Artist Gives Back

Mexican artist Gabino Abraham Castelán, who came to New York when he was 14, is teaching art to undocumented children, Diario de Mexico reports.

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Latinas Most Affected by the Pay Gap

Latinas Most Affected by the Pay Gap

Latinas are the most affected by the pay gap, an editorial and news coverage in El Diario/La Prensa notes.

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Ghost Houses, Home to No One

Ghost Houses, Home to No One

In Mexico, a luxurious house sits empty while its owner toils in the Bronx.

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New Spanish-Language Publishing House Launched in NY

New Spanish-Language Publishing House Launched in NY

Venezuelans Asdrúbal Hernández and María Angélica García seek to revitalize the U.S. market for books in Spanish with their New York-based publishing house Sudaquia Editores, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

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Local Mexican-American Activist Seeks to Represent District 51

Local Mexican-American Activist Seeks to Represent District 51

Mexican American Ceasar Zúñiga wants to improve the lives of immigrants in the Brooklyn district, reports Diario de Mexico.

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