Wednesday, 1 October 2014

New York Pakistanis in Full Campaign Mode

New York Pakistanis in Full Campaign Mode

The voters are a world away but that's not an issue in Brooklyn's Little Pakistan where Pakistanis are in the middle of a heated campaign season to elect their homeland's next pri ...

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Special Report: Immigrants Increase Clout, Elect Reps Back Home

Special Report: Immigrants Increase Clout, Elect Reps Back Home

Local elections to choose a representative in a faraway legislature are becoming increasingly common and New York City, with its large, vibrant ethnic enclaves, plays a visible an ...

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Gay Voters Fearful of What a Romney Victory Could Bring

Gay Voters Fearful of What a Romney Victory Could Bring

For many gay voters an Obama defeat would set the clock back on some important victories for the LGBT community over the last four years, including the president's endorsement of ...

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NY Venezuelans Vote at Consulate to Keep or Boot Chavez

NY Venezuelans Vote at Consulate to Keep or Boot Chavez

Venezuelan New Yorkers share their thoughts on Sunday's elections back home when President Hugo Chavez will face his strongest challenge in 14 years in power, El Diario La Prensa ...

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On Latino Turf, Bangladeshis Seek Sliver of Power

On Latino Turf, Bangladeshis Seek Sliver of Power

Two Bangladeshis will run next year for a city council seat in the Bronx, but some worry that the Bangladeshis – a new but growing immigrant community – are reaching for too much ...

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Voices in Focus: Primary Election Guides

Voices in Focus: Primary Election Guides

In case you haven't decided who you'll vote for in this Thursday's primary elections, there are plenty of voter guides and candidate profiles in the city's community press to help ...

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Groups Seek to Increase Impact of the Asian-American Vote

Groups Seek to Increase Impact of the Asian-American Vote

Nationwide, Asian-Americans are the fastest-growing race group, and New York City is home to more Asians than any other city. In 2008, only about half of the country's eligible As ...

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Enthusiasm Has Dipped, but Latinos Could Still Swing Tossup States

Enthusiasm Has Dipped, but Latinos Could Still Swing Tossup States

In a Feet in 2 World podcast, executive producer John Rudolph asks an expert about the role of Latinos in the 2012 presidential election. He speaks with pollster Sylvia Manzano, w ...

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Dominican-American Pitcher Aiming for State Senate

Dominican-American Pitcher Aiming for State Senate

El Diario La Prensa's José Acosta profiles the Dominican-American Manny Tavárez, a semi-professional baseball pitcher turned candidate for the New York State Senate. With his athl ...

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Dominicans Cram NYC Polling Stations to Vote in Homeland’s Election

Dominicans Cram NYC Polling Stations to Vote in Homeland’s Election

Even as yesterday's election results in the Dominican Republic remain under dispute, there was no doubt about the New York City Dominican population's fervor for politics back hom ...

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Opinion: Yo Decido… That The Deportations Will Continue

Opinion: Yo Decido… That The Deportations Will Continue

The Time Magazine headline, "Yo Decido; Why Latinos Will Pick the Next President," caused a stir in the Latino press. In a column translated from La Tribuna Hispana, opinion-write ...

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