A group of 33 women gathered and chanted for the release from prison of Oscar López Rivera, the Puerto Rican nationalist, on Jan. 25 in northern Manhattan, reports Manhattan Times.
Virtually unnoticed, Mexican traffickers have successfully introduced drugs into Latino neighborhoods throughout the state, El Diario reports.
A report by Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, obtained under FOIL, found that CB3 chair Gigi Li wasn’t biased in her appointments, says The Villager.
Miguel, 29, is a Mexican immigrant working in a Brooklyn deli. Rahim Chagani follows him at his job in this photo essay.
The founder of MASA has been denied legal immigration status to the U.S., and Mott Haven Herald’s Bernard L. Stein urges action to help him.
A coalition of 40 housing activists wants the city to halt development in the Broadway Triangle neighborhood, claiming apartments are being constructed to serve mostly Hasidic Jewish families, The Brooklyn Paper reports.
As the nation remembers Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., El Diario interviews four young Latino civil rights leaders.
Cubans living in Union City, New Jersey, are hopeful about new regulations allowing travel to Cuba, but also express questions about the changes, El Diario reports.
Watch as grass-roots organizers in NYC prepare protests to speak out for the Ayotzinapa students missing in Mexico since late September.
Some immigrants worry that they won’t be able to afford the fees and other payments that come with the president’s deferred action program, reports Diario de Mexico.
Erik Maldonado, aka the Advocate of Wordz, promotes poetry in his native Bronx – performing, encouraging other poets, and inspiring youth to write, reports The Riverdale Press.
Updating and enlivening familiar stories, University of Connecticut English professor Lisa Sánchez González recently published “Puerto Rican Folktales.”
Las Posadas was marked with a posada in a Brooklyn church, where about 300 children received traditional aguinaldos (gifts given on Christmas), Diario de Mexico reports.
Cuban exiles in New Jersey do not welcome the U.S. government’s announcement that it will reestablish diplomatic relations with Cuba, El Diario reports.
El Diario interviewed Dominicans about proposed changes in the abortion law in the Dominican Republic, which is being debated by the country’s Congress.