Wednesday, 3 September 2014

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Mexican Chocolate Co-op Stems Migration North

Mexican Chocolate Co-op Stems Migration North

Building a successful artisanal chocolate co-op in one Mexican town was the response of some local women to mass emigration to the U.S., reports Diario de Mexico.

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Cult of Santa Muerte Grows in Queens

Cult of Santa Muerte Grows in Queens

El Diario reports on a colorful and elaborate altar to Santa Muerte, with more than 80 statues, that worshippers visit in a private home in Queens.

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Oaxacan Culture in Westchester

Oaxacan Culture in Westchester

Paintings, photography, poetry and other examples of Oaxacan culture will be presented August 2 in New Rochelle, NY, Diario de Mexico reports.

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Mexicans in NY Come Together on Facebook

Mexicans in NY Come Together on Facebook

Spelling and soccer are just some of the topics discussed on a Facebook page created to bring together Mexicans in the city, reports Diario de Mexico.

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Fighting for Immigrants in NJ

Fighting for Immigrants in NJ

After advocating for his father, social organizer Christian Zamudio began working to help families facing deportation, Diario de Mexico reports.

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Male Garlic, Other Talismans, Carried for Luck

Male Garlic, Other Talismans, Carried for Luck

In New Jersey, traditional Mexican talismans and religious objects appeal to Latinos seeking good luck, Diario de Mexico reports.

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A Fighter for NY’s Mexican Community

A Fighter for NY’s Mexican Community

Anthropologist Alyshia Gálvez, director of the CUNY Institute of Mexican Studies, advocates for Mexican immigrant youth and women and promotes knowledge of Mexico's history, reports Diario de Mexico.

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Bringing Cardboard to Life

Bringing Cardboard to Life

Iván González makes colorful Mexican folk art figures out of cardboard and paper at his workshop in Passaic, N.J.

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‘Narco Fashion’ Takes Hold in New York City

‘Narco Fashion’ Takes Hold in New York City

From flashy T-shirts to tattoos to amulets, Mexican and Ecuadorean young men are increasingly sporting "narcomodo" – a style that evokes the drug lords who are known as the "saints" of the drug cartels, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

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Gabriela Galván: Bringing ‘Aquatic’ Art to NY

Gabriela Galván: Bringing ‘Aquatic’ Art to NY

As the first Mexican artist to present a yearlong exhibit of a sculpture on immigration, Galván used the theme of water in her work, reports Diario de Mexico.

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Jaime Lucero: Mexican Entrepreneur and Visionary

Jaime Lucero: Mexican Entrepreneur and Visionary

Queens Latino speaks with the Mexican entrepreneur and Casa Puebla founder about the growing size of the Mexican community, and how it can gain more political influence.

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