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Margarita Rosario called the appointment of NYC Police Commissioner William J. Bratton “poor judgment.” (Photo by Zaira Cortés via El Diario-La Prensa)

Some Latinos Question Choice for NYPD Commissioner

Government, Latino December 9, 2013 at 5:49 pm

While a number of Latino legislators supported Bill de Blasio’s choice of William J. Bratton as the new police commissioner, community leaders expressed disappointment that first deputy commissioner Rafael Piñeiro was not selected, reports El Diario-La Prensa.

Latino voters in New York  City (Photo by Humberto Arellano via El Diario)

Latinos Expect Representation in de Blasio Administration

Elections 2013, Latino, Politics November 8, 2013 at 2:35 pm

Bill de Blasio received the backing of just two Latino politicians, but community leaders hope that the mayor-elect, who ran as the “inclusive” candidate, will award Latinos key appointments, El Diario-La Prensa reports.

A diagram created by the EPA illustrates the role of water in the hydraulic fracturing (or “fracking”) process. (Photo by EPA, via Bronx Bureau)

Bronx Pols Dispute Pro-Fracking Allegations

Bronx, Business, Environment, Politics September 18, 2013 at 2:57 pm

A new report by a non-profit has identified 13 Bronx politicians in the state assembly and senate who received campaign funds from organizations supporting fracking, the controversial method to extract underground natural gas, reports the Bronx Bureau. But many of them dispute the findings of the report.

On Latino Turf, Bangladeshis Seek Sliver of Power

On Latino Turf, Bangladeshis Seek Sliver of Power

Elections 2012, Featured Posts, Politics, South Asian, Video September 11, 2012 at 6:14 pm

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 too early. They question the value of fielding a Bangladeshi candidate against a political machine that favors Latinos. For many, the question hinges on who wins this week’s 87th Assembly District primary.