Mexicans in NYC gathered Oct. 23 in front of the Mexican consulate to protest the disappearance of 43 Mexican student teachers in the state of Iguala last month.
Businesses are changing hands in neighborhoods like Mott Haven, turning over from Dominican and Puerto Rican to Mexican ownership as members of the older generation retire and move to warmer climes, reports Mott Haven Herald.
Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, was marked at El Museo del Barrio with face painting, storytelling and performances, as shown in this video.
Casa Enrique, which serves Mexican food in Long Island City, just earned one star from Michelin Guide for its creations by Oaxacan-born chef Cosme Aguilar.
Mexican immigrants who have a disability due to a degenerative disease or an accident at work face poverty, and find little in the way of job opportunities and support, reports Diario de Mexico.
Mexican immigrants demanded justice in front of the Mexican consulate for the 43 education students who disappeared in Iguala, Mexico, after they allegedly clashed with the police, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Costumed characters at Times Square are organizing to be treated with respect and not harassed by the police, Diario de Mexico reports.
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.
The growing Mexican community took to the streets on Sunday to celebrate Mexican Day Parade, El Diario reports.
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.
Elsa Salas Lázaro makes handmade tortillas in Brooklyn that are much in demand, reports Diario de Mexico.
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.
Using natural materials, Mexico native Rosa López handcrafts art pieces inspired by indigenous peoples, reports Diario de Mexico.
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.
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.