The New York Botanical Garden recreates Frida Kahlo’s studio and garden in an exhibition that focuses on the renowned Mexican artist’s nature pieces, reports Diario de México.
Mexican-born María works on a farm in the Finger Lakes region but she would rather be around children than apple trees. Her interview, which is part of a project that collects the stories of farmworkers, is published in La Voz.
Taco maker Laura Cadena, originally from Mexico, tells Queens Latino that more women are joining the work force and no longer have to depend on the support of family members.
Mexicans gathered to mark the Batalla de Puebla in East Harlem on May 3, Diario de México reports.
Mexicans will place libraries throughout different neighborhoods with a Latino majority where people can take or share books, reports Diario de México. The idea is for people to take a book and read it while they go to work, so they can return it afterwards.
Members of Caravana 43, the group that traveled to 43 cities to tell the story of the 43 disappeared students in Mexico, converged in New York.
As the parents of the 43 Ayotzinapa students who disappeared in Mexico present a petition to the U.N., local activists complain of lack of community involvement, El Diario reports.
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.
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.
Mexicans living in the tri-state area follow the Catholic tradition to the letter, Diario de México 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.
José Antonio Tizapa, who lives in Brooklyn, is the father of a disappeared Mexican student. He is demanding justice for his son and the other Ayotzinapa students, El Diario reports.
Natalia Mendez fulfilled her long-time dream of opening her own restaurant but the undocumented mother of three has another dream she has to put on hold –seeing her family in southern Mexico after nearly three decades, reports Mott Haven Herald.
A farmworker, and father, chronicles his arduous day on the job in the Hudson Valley, as part of a project from the Rural & Migrant Ministry nonprofit to collect stories from farmworkers in New York state. La Voz publishes his story.
Ahead of the release of Flor de Toloache’s debut album, Manhattan Times profiles the seven-member group who sometimes raises a few eyebrows among traditional circles.