Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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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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Salsa Store Survives Gentrification on Puerto Rico Ave.

Salsa Store Survives Gentrification on Puerto Rico Ave.

One of the few surviving salsa specialty stores in the city, Brooklyn's San Germán Records, faces the challenge of surviving a changing music industry and gentrification, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

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Let’s Vote: Do We Water the Plants Too?

Let’s Vote: Do We Water the Plants Too?

Worker cooperatives, in which all members have a say, gained attention at recent City Council hearings.

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Latino Drivers Defend Horse-Drawn Carriages

Latino Drivers Defend Horse-Drawn Carriages

While Mayor de Blasio believes the horses are suffering from abuse, Latino workers say the horses enjoy a good life in Central Park and at the stables, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

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