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Mexican native Laura Cadena helps support her home with her taco trade. Mexican flavors prevail on Roosevelt Avenue with tacos like those prepared on the La Sabrosita truck on 79th Street. (Photo by Virginia Alvarado via Queens Latino)

Taco Mom from Nezahualcóyotl to New York

Food, Labor, Mexican, Queens, Women May 8, 2015 at 5:16 pm

Taco maker Laura Cadena, originally from Mexico, tells Queens Latino that more women are joining the work force and no longer have to depend on the support of family members.

Ceasar Zuniga wants to represent Mexicans and Latinos to improve the quality of life of those living in the District 51. (Photo by Virginia Alvarado)

Local Mexican-American Activist Seeks to Represent District 51

Mexican, Politics April 8, 2014 at 1:33 pm

Mexican American Ceasar Zúñiga wants to improve the lives of immigrants in the Brooklyn district, reports Diario de Mexico.

Rosa Lopez (Photo via Diario de Mexico)

East Harlem Explosion Leaves Mixed Aftermath for Mexicans

Business, Housing, Manhattan, Mexican March 26, 2014 at 1:03 pm

Businesses and customers are returning to the neighborhood’s “Little Mexico,” but for some residents, gas problems persist with little in the way of help, reports Diario de Mexico.

Photo Jeanette Hanneman via the National Parks Conservation Association, Creative Commons license

Immigrants, Minorities, Poor Feel Sting of Shutdown

The effects of the shutdown depends on its duration but some locals are already feeling the effects.