Food co-ops in Brooklyn seek to attract Latino customers by hiring Spanish-speaking workers and offering discounts to members of community organizations, El Diario reports.
The election of Carmen “Julie” Mercado as president of the Fort Independence Houses Tenants’ Association makes her the first leader of Hispanic background at the Bronx housing development, reports The Riverdale Press.
On this episode of “Independent Sources”, hear from a group advocating to make the streets “more equitable for everyone involved”; the author of “War Against All Puerto Ricans”; and a coordinator and participant in the Havana Film Festival NY.
Diario de México pays a visit to La Sirena Mexican Folk Art, the East Village store where Dina Leor sells objects that she purchased over the past 15 years on numerous visits to Mexico.
In the April 9 episode of CUNY TV’s “Nueva York”: Meet two college students who are part of the DACA program, a Colombian painter with connections to the indigenous Inga people, and members of a worker co-op for the environment in the South Bronx.
The family of Moisés Locón, the Guatemalan worker who lost his life in the East Village explosion last month, transported his remains to his native country, El Diario reports.
Carlos Menchaca is becoming a non-traditional leader for the Mexican community in the Big Apple and for immigrants in general, reports Diario de México.
Angela Fernández speaks to City & State’s Gerson Borrero about becoming the new head of the Dominican Day Parade.
Local Hispanic churches are devoting their Holy Week ceremonies to the plight of undocumented immigrants, El Diario reports.
Mexicans living in the tri-state area follow the Catholic tradition to the letter, Diario de México reports.
The Wage Theft app will help day laborers protect themselves from fraudulent contractors, El Diario reports.
The former president of the NYC Dominican Day Parade told El Diario that “the attorney general has handed the parade over to politicians.”
The New York State Legislature debates whether to raise the age for imprisonment as an adult from 16 to 18, a measure that would affect mostly Hispanic and African-American youth, El Diario reports.
The levels of child poverty in New York state are reaching epidemic proportions and Latino and African-American children are the most affected, El Diario reports.
To celebrate Artisans Day, Diario de México made a list of compatriots who own Mexican craftwork shops in New York, including Casa El Rodeo, a rodeo attire store located in East Harlem since 1994.