Wednesday, 1 October 2014

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Costumed Characters Demand Respect

Costumed Characters Demand Respect

Costumed characters at Times Square are organizing to be treated with respect and not harassed by the police, Diario de Mexico reports.

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Mexican Families Keep Quinceañera Rite Alive

Mexican Families Keep Quinceañera Rite Alive

A Mexican girl’s quinceañera is more than a beautiful gown and a perfect hairdo. Each element symbolizes the coming of age of a young woman and her commitment to make her parents proud, El Diario reports.

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Mexican Day Parade in NYC

Mexican Day Parade in NYC

The growing Mexican community took to the streets on Sunday to celebrate Mexican Day Parade, El Diario reports.

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Mexicans in NY: The Promise of More Political Clout

Mexicans in NY: The Promise of More Political Clout

Mexicans are the fastest growing Latino group in New York, and their political clout is likely to increase as they overcome some challenges, Gotham Gazette reports.

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Making Handmade Tortillas in Brooklyn

Making Handmade Tortillas in Brooklyn

Elsa Salas Lázaro makes handmade tortillas in Brooklyn that are much in demand, reports Diario de Mexico.

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Mexico’s Independence Day Celebrated in the Bronx

Mexico’s Independence Day Celebrated in the Bronx

Thousands turned out to celebrate Mexico's Independence Day at the Kingsbridge Armory in the Bronx, a location convenient for many of the borough's Mexican residents, reports Diario de Mexico.

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Making Indigenous-themed Art in NJ

Making Indigenous-themed Art in NJ

Using natural materials, Mexico native Rosa López handcrafts art pieces inspired by indigenous peoples, reports Diario de Mexico.

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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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