Tuesday, 2 September 2014

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Leader of 82nd Street Partnership Resigns

Leader of 82nd Street Partnership Resigns

Seth Taylor, executive director of the 82nd Street partnership, resigned and Queens Latino editor Javier Castaño called it "a triumph for the Latino community of Queens."

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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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Getting out the Latino Vote on Long Island

Getting out the Latino Vote on Long Island

A Make the Road New York campaign urges Latinos – primarily in towns with significant numbers – to register to vote for November, reports La Tribuna Hispana.

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Lieutenant Governor Candidates Bid for Chinese Voters

Lieutenant Governor Candidates Bid for Chinese Voters

The two Democratic candidates for lieutenant governor are trying hard to win Chinese votes in advance of the primary, Sing Tao Daily reports.

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‘Little Colombia’ Needs Representation

‘Little Colombia’ Needs Representation

Colombians, 1.5 million strong in the tri-state area, have little representation and are fractured as a community. Some leaders are trying to change that, El Diario reports.

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First Chinese Endorsed for Leadership in Brooklyn

First Chinese Endorsed for Leadership in Brooklyn

If Nancy Tong, a community liaison in Bensonhurst, wins the post of female Democratic district leader in the 47th State Assembly District, she will be the first Chinese Democratic leader in the borough, Sing Tao Daily reports.

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John Liu Garners Chinese Support Across NYC

John Liu Garners Chinese Support Across NYC

Based on two fundraisers recently held by John Liu – one in Brooklyn and one in Manhattan – it's clear that Liu has extensive Chinese support in his race against Queens District 11 state Sen. Tony Avella, World Journal and Sing Tao Daily report.

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Rangel Win Exposes Divisions in Latino Vote

Rangel Win Exposes Divisions in Latino Vote

As Rep. Charles B. Rangel claimed victory after holding a slim lead over state Sen. Adriano D. Espaillat in their primary election contest, the battle reflected the divisions among Latinos in East Harlem, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

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Immigrants Use Storytelling to Become Leaders

Immigrants Use Storytelling to Become Leaders

New American Leaders Project trains immigrants in how to gain the support of voters.

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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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Colombians in NY Reflect on Election

Colombians in NY Reflect on Election

Colombians in New York voted in the June 15 runoff which re-elected the incumbent, Juan Manuel Santos.

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