Post Tagged with: "Cubans"

Irene Rodríguez’s Cuban-Infused Flamenco Dance at Joyce Theater

Irene Rodríguez’s Cuban-Infused Flamenco Dance at Joyce Theater

Culture, Latino, Manhattan January 18, 2019 at 4:23 pm

Cuban dancer-choreographer Irene Rodríguez brings her flamenco-inspired company this weekend to New York’s Joyce Theater, El Diario La Prensa reports.

Cubans dancing in Union City (Photo via Reporte Hispano)

A Documentary about NJ’s Most Populated Latino City

Culture, Latino, Metro Area April 16, 2018 at 4:18 pm

The documentary “Union City, U.S.A.” chronicles the biggest predominantly Latino city in New Jersey, sometimes called “Havana on the Hudson,” Reporte Hispano writes.  

(Photo via Reporte Hispano)

Cuban Refugees Arrive in New Jersey from Central America

Central American, Immigration, Latino, Metro Area January 27, 2016 at 5:03 pm

A group of Cuban refugees who arrived in West New York from Central America tell of brutal treatment at the Costa Rica-Nicaragua border, Reporte Hispano reports.

Under new measures, Americans will be allowed to travel to Cuba given that the purpose of the trip falls under one of 12 designated categories. (Photo by Cristina Loboguerrero via El Diario)

NJ Cubans Confused over New Travel Regulations

Latino, Metro Area, Transportation January 16, 2015 at 1:12 pm

Cubans living in Union City, New Jersey, are hopeful about new regulations allowing travel to Cuba, but also express questions about the changes, El Diario reports.

(Photo via El Diario)

Cubans in NJ Critical of New U.S.-Cuba Relations

Government, Latino December 18, 2014 at 3:08 pm

Cuban exiles in New Jersey do not welcome the U.S. government’s announcement that it will reestablish diplomatic relations with Cuba, El Diario reports.

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Two Sides on View in ‘Cuban America’ Exhibit

Caribbean, Culture, Latino, Manhattan February 25, 2014 at 10:48 am

An art exhibit in the Bronx features perspectives of the United States from both Cubans and Cuban Americans, reports The Riverdale Press.

Godfather of Salsa Gets His ‘Way’

Godfather of Salsa Gets His ‘Way’

Bronx, Culture, In the News, Latino June 13, 2013 at 1:36 pm

Arsenio Rodriguez left his mark on salsa music and now, the late Cuban musician will leave it on a Bronx street. Hunts Point Express reports that a street in the Longwood neighborhood is now also known as Arsenio Rodriguez Way, in honor of the New Yorker’s influence on the city’s music scene.

A protestor during Yoani Sánchez's panel at The New School. (Photo by Humberto Arellano via El Diario-La Prensa).

Cuban Blogger Experiences ‘Repudiation’ New York style

In the News, Latino, Media, Politics March 18, 2013 at 5:29 pm

Celebrated Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez, known for her critical view of the Communist regime in the island, had a tumultuous first visit to New York.

Dolores Prida

El Barrio Buries Dolores Prida, a Distinctive Latino Voice

Culture, In the News, Latino, Media February 1, 2013 at 5:39 pm

The New York Latino community bid an emotional goodbye to Cuban journalist, poet and playwright Dolores Prida, who died on January 20, just hours after attending a 20th anniversary celebration of a Latina women’s group.

The Cuban government has announced that it will be easier for Cubans to travel abroad. (Photo via El Diario.)

NY Cubans Applaud Travel Changes in the Island

Latino, Metro Area October 17, 2012 at 3:50 pm

Cuba’s government announcement that long-held travel restrictions for their citizens will be eased is welcome news for Cubans in the tri-state area, El Diario La Prensa reported.

In Union City, N.J., where menus reflect the influence of its Cuban residents. (Photo by Gerardo Romo/EDLP)

Immigration is Not Political for New Wave of Cuban Professionals in NJ

Immigration, Latino, Metro Area April 4, 2012 at 6:42 pm

An El Diario La Prensa article puts the spotlight on a recent immigration trend in New Jersey: the arrival of young, college-educated Cubans who are looking for economic opportunity, not fleeing the political system.

Paquito D’Rivera (to the conductor's left) at a recent performance.

Cuban émigré support for embargo dwindles

Caribbean, Politics October 23, 2011 at 2:07 pm

As the United Nations takes up the question of the American embargo on trade with Cuba, older immigrants from the island find support for sanctions waning.