Tuesday, 2 September 2014

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In Washington Heights, a 23-Year-Old Rivalry Rages On

In Washington Heights, a 23-Year-Old Rivalry Rages On

As Guillermo Linares and Adriano Espaillat prepare for another election in September, El Diario looks back at the rivalry of Dominican powerhouses, which started in 1991.

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Dominican Day Parade Takes Over Sixth Avenue

Dominican Day Parade Takes Over Sixth Avenue

Dominicans in New York can be as joyful and enthusiastic as they are on the Caribbean island. This was evident once again this past Sunday at the Dominican Day Parade, El Diario reports.

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Building the American Dream Via a Grocery

Building the American Dream Via a Grocery

Dominican-born Luis Batista was honored recently for his contributions at the Essex Street Market on the Lower East Side, the East Villager reports.

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Vote at Bronx’s CB8 Stirs Controversy

Vote at Bronx’s CB8 Stirs Controversy

Dominican-born Maria Khury lost her bid for the chairmanship of Community Board 8, in a vote some supporters deem racist, reports The Riverdale Press.

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Art as Therapy: Assessing the Tyrant Trujillo

Art as Therapy: Assessing the Tyrant Trujillo

Dominican artists still haunted by the terror inflicted decades ago by Trujillo explore their feelings in works on display in Washington Heights, Manhattan Times reports.

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Can Espaillat Beat Rangel the Second Time Around?

Can Espaillat Beat Rangel the Second Time Around?

Two years ago, longtime Congressman Charles Rangel survived Adriano Espaillat's primary challenge. This time, things could be different, reports El Diario/La Prensa in a political analysis.

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Rival Politicians March in Bronx Parade

Rival Politicians March in Bronx Parade

Councilman Fernando Cabrera, who is challenging state Sen. Gustavo Rivera, both worked the crowds at the Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade, The Riverdale Press reports.

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Getting Out the Dominican Vote

Getting Out the Dominican Vote

A group working to register eligible Dominican voters may help determine the outcome of the June 24 primary for a key Congressional seat, Manhattan Times reports.

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Dominicans Complain About Representation in the Bronx

Dominicans Complain About Representation in the Bronx

El Diario/La Prensa reports that Dominicans are complaining that they do not have high level representation in the Bronx, while both the Manhattan and Brooklyn borough presidents have named Dominicans as their second in command.

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Protesting Poor Labor Practices at a Bronx Restaurant

Protesting Poor Labor Practices at a Bronx Restaurant

Workers and activists join forces with new tactics, including a live brass band, to gain attention.

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The Dominican Hands Behind Iconic ‘Madame’ Dolls

The Dominican Hands Behind Iconic ‘Madame’ Dolls

As the first documentary on Dominican women in the U.S. workforce, "The Faces Behind the Dolls" looks at the women who made the Madame Alexander dolls at a Harlem factory, reports Manhattan Times.

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