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 by a group of Mexican organizations
Over the past year, Hispanic media performed better than its English-language counterparts in the U.S., according to a news study from the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism. Spanish-language print circulation declined overall, but not nearly as much as English-language print publications. In fact, Spanish-language daily newspaper circulation actually grew by 1.9 percent last
U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis has signed an agreement with the ambassadors of the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica and El Salvador, which protects the labor rights of migrant workers from these countries who are employed in the United States. Regardless of their immigration status, workers may seek advice or make reports confidentially, said Solis.