The celebration of Guatemala’s independence day in NYC was defined by the recent resignation and jailing of President Otto Pérez-Molina, El Diario reports.
Hear from members of the Afri-Garifuna Jazz Ensemble about how they keep their cultural heritage alive.
A bookstore owner and a professor teamed up to collect and distribute books to child migrants from Central America, Colorlines reports.
The Internationals Network for Public Schools welcomes youth from Central America as well as many other nations.
After spending a day at a New York immigration court, a reporter for El Diario found that most cases of unaccompanied minors crossing the border are postponed due to a lack of lawyers.
A little girl arrived in NYC recently, as have thousands of minors from Central America, El Diario reports. She hopes to not be deported.
Fear, hunger, muggings and confinement were only some of the circumstances endured by a Quiché teenager as he traveled from Guatemala to Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
With roots in Central America and Africa, the Garinagu in NYC celebrate a proud history.
Indigenous women from Central America brought their stories about physical abuse and discrimination to a tribunal in NYC, Women’s eNews reports.
Route used by Mexican coyotes to bring people illegally into the U.S. includes a stop in Dover.
A group of Guatemalan immigrants have launched a radio show in Spanish, Quiché and English, which broadcasts from an East Harlem church, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Salvadoran organizations in Long Island gathered to demand that El Salvador’s National Assembly allow Salvadorans living abroad to vote no matter the expense, La Tribuna Hispana reported.
Later this week, we’ll have some coverage of Salvadoran Vice President Salvador Sanchez Cerén’s visit to Long Island, where he was met with protestors calling him anti-American. The possible presidential contender was reaching out to a community of almost 100,000 Long Island Salvadorans, whose culture has deeply penetrated the community, El Diario La Prensa reports.
The Bronx-based New York Honduras Soccer League lobbied for a synthetic-turf soccer field in Crotona Park, and its efforts were successful — a field was completed last year. But the Honduran players are blocked from using the new field because weekend and evening slots are reserved for youth teams.
In 2005, all signs seemed to indicate that the Mexican community, the fastest-growing Latino group in New York, held an important position within the city’s Hispanic leadership. Mayor Michael Bloomberg was trying to rally support for his first re-election–running against Democrat Fernando Ferrer–when the Mexican American Political Association, formed byRead More