If elected on Nov. 4, Queens Civil Court Judge Carmen Velásquez would become the first female judge on the New York State Supreme Court. The win would also mean a historic victory for the Ecuadorean community, reports Queens Latino.
Two Dominican candidates hope to gain more visibility for their community in New Jersey, El Diario reports.
Many Latinos hit by Hurricane Sandy have repaired their homes and reopened their businesses, El Diario reports.
Several New York politicians reacted to the controversy sparked in Puerto Rico after a federal judge refused to green-light gay marriage, El Diario reports.
Mexicans in NYC gathered Oct. 23 in front of the Mexican consulate to protest the disappearance of 43 Mexican student teachers in the state of Iguala last month.
A Queens photography class gets Latino immigrants to open their eyes, and lenses, to the beauty of their new surroundings, as captured in a video from Feet in 2 Worlds.
Businesses are changing hands in neighborhoods like Mott Haven, turning over from Dominican and Puerto Rican to Mexican ownership as members of the older generation retire and move to warmer climes, reports Mott Haven Herald.
Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, was marked at El Museo del Barrio with face painting, storytelling and performances, as shown in this video.
Casa Enrique, which serves Mexican food in Long Island City, just earned one star from Michelin Guide for its creations by Oaxacan-born chef Cosme Aguilar.
“Mari en Maraña,” a “Romeo and Juliet”-inspired film on a Dominican woman who falls in love with a Haitian man, is in the works, reports Manhattan Times. The Washington Heights filmmakers say the theme is particularly relevant now.
Mexican immigrants who have a disability due to a degenerative disease or an accident at work face poverty, and find little in the way of job opportunities and support, reports Diario de Mexico.
Bushwick residents marched to demand a swift solution to the gentrification problem leaving thousands of Latino families without a home, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Mexican immigrants demanded justice in front of the Mexican consulate for the 43 education students who disappeared in Iguala, Mexico, after they allegedly clashed with the police, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Patti Murillo Casa is a Latina cervical cancer survivor who is helping Latinas who have received the diagnosis to cope.
Participants and viewers came from many nations and communities to celebrate the 50th Hispanic Day Parade on Fifth Avenue on Oct. 12.