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Protesting the death of Eric Garner at the hands of police. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Latinos Uneasy About ‘Broken Windows’ Policy

African American, Government, Latino, New York August 6, 2014 at 4:50 pm

El Diario finds an increasing unease among Latinos in East Harlem and the Bronx as they feel firsthand the effects of the NYPD policy, which some call the new “stop and frisk.”

(Photo by Juan Matossian via El Diario/La Prensa)

Rangel Win Exposes Divisions in Latino Vote

Latino, Manhattan, Politics, Revson Covering NYC June 25, 2014 at 4:18 pm

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.

Haiti's Juan Claudio Castor and his Dominican wife María Castor are fighting what they call “Dominican apartheid” (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario).

Dominican Naturalization Law Met With Hope, Skepticism

Caribbean, Immigration, Latino, Politics May 22, 2014 at 6:29 pm

Legal experts and Dominicans living in New York expressed hope as the Dominican Senate approved Wednesday a law to legalize the status of thousands of people of Haitian descent currently in legal limbo, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

The new executive director of El Museo del Barrio, Jorge Daniel Veneciano (Photo by Gerardo Romo via El Diario).

New Head to Redirect Embattled El Museo del Barrio

Culture, Latino, Manhattan April 17, 2014 at 1:38 pm

The new executive director of El Museo del Barrio, Jorge Daniel Veneciano, talks about his plans to invigorate the embattled institution as it approaches its 45th anniversary, in this Q&A with El Diario/La Prensa.

"I cannot wait any longer," said Carlos Pérez, who lost his home and is still waiting for the City's help. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario).

East Harlem Tragedy Victims Still Waiting For Help

Business, Latino, Manhattan April 11, 2014 at 2:54 pm

A month after the deadly explosion in East Harlem, displaced tenants and affected businesses have received little help from the city, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Immigration advocates and students are asking Gov. Cuomo to step up to the plate to make the DREAM Act a law in New York, after the State Senate’s rejection (Photo via El Diario/La Prensa).

Activists Infuriated After NY Dream Act Fiasco

Immigration, New York, Politics March 19, 2014 at 1:32 pm

Monday’s abrupt vote on the NY Dream Act, which failed narrowly in the state Legislature, has angered pro-immigrant activists according to El Diario/La Prensa, whose editorial puts the blame on Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Cindy Frías dreams of mofongo in the U.S. Air Force (Photo via El Diario-La Prensa.)

Pride, Struggle for Hispanics on Veteran’s Day

Government, Latino November 11, 2013 at 5:50 pm

To commemorate Veteran’s Day, El Diario-La Prensa published a series of articles and profiles that offer a vivid portrait of Hispanic men and women in the U.S. Army: From the struggles of veterans to the sense of homesickness and patriotism of the ones deployed.

(Photo by Linda Sarsour @lsarour via Twitter)

Immigration Rally Through Social Media

Brooklyn, Featured Posts, Immigration, Voices' Picks October 7, 2013 at 3:27 pm

Highlights of Saturday’s immigration rally in Queens Latino, El Diario, Colorlines and on Twitter and Instagram.

(From L to R) Maite Junco, Erica González,  Debralee Santos,  Carlos Vargas Ramos and Raysa Castillo at the CCEM-EDLP panel on October 2. (Voices of NY photo)

Panelists Discuss Latino Issues in Mayoral Race, Carrión’s Run

Elections 2013, Latino, Politics, Video October 7, 2013 at 11:02 am

Experts discussed Latino issues and the candidacy of Adolfo Carrión at a panel organized by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, reports El Diario-La Prensa and LatinTrends.

Adolfo Carrión addressing New York-based community and ethnic media at a mayoral Q&A organized by Center for Community and Ethnic Media at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism on June 20, 2013. (Voices photo)

Supporters Complain Carrión Being Sidelined

Elections 2013, Latino, Politics September 30, 2013 at 9:17 pm

Supporters of Independence Party candidate Adolfo Carrión are crying foul amid reports that the NYPD is not offering him police protection and the Campaign Finance Board is likely not inviting him to the upcoming two official mayoral debates, reports El Diario-La Prensa.

Not all paradegoers enjoyed the many politicians who attended the Colombian Parade but among those interviewed by El Diario, Christine Quinn (left) got the most thumbs up. (Photo by Javier Castaño, via Queens Latino)

Candidates March for Votes at Colombian Parade

Elections 2013, Latino, Politics, Queens July 23, 2013 at 4:23 pm

Not all paradegoers enjoyed the many politicians who attended the Colombian Day Parade in Queens but among people interviewed by El Diario-La Prensa and Queens Latino, Christine Quinn seemed to get the most thumbs up.

Demonstrators against Senator Ted Cruz in front of Manhattan's Grand Hyatt Hotel.(Photo by Javier Castaño via Queens Latino).

Sen. Ted Cruz NY Visit Met with Protests

Immigration, Latino, Politics May 30, 2013 at 4:51 pm

Dozens of “dreamers” and Latino immigrants demonstrated on Wednesday against U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, who was attending a Republican Party event in Manhattan, El Diario-La Prensa and QueensLatino report.

Un joven muestra una camiseta con el listado de víctimas de la práctica policial. Foto: EDLP Humberto Arellano

Marchers Unite to ‘Stop the Cops’

African American, Bronx, Crime, Latino, LGBTQ February 26, 2013 at 4:00 pm

Hundreds came out last Saturday to protest police policies, reports Brooklyn Ink and El Diario-La Prensa. Demonstrating against stop-and-frisk and racial profiling, different communities marched from the Bronx to Harlem.

Mexican Pesos Accepted in Brooklyn

Mexican Pesos Accepted in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Economy, Featured Posts, Latino, Mexican October 3, 2012 at 1:26 pm

A store in Brooklyn has decided to accept Mexican pesos, bringing back a practice that however rare dates back four centuries, El Diario La Prensa reported.

Jovita González outside Leonard Covello Center in El Barrio. (Photo by Humberto Arellano via EDLP)

Women, Latinos part of Romney’s 47%

Elections 2012, New York, Politics September 25, 2012 at 10:53 am

Mitt Romney’s supporters might have wanted to distance themselves from the “47 percent” remark but some in the community and ethnic media embraced it, declaring that their constituencies are part of the 47 percent.