Post Tagged with: "Día de los Muertos"

Dia de Muertos altar (Photo via Diario de México USA)

Day of the Dead Becoming New York Tradition

Culture, Mexican, New York, Traditions October 27, 2017 at 6:06 pm

The Mexican community prepares to celebrate the Day of the Dead, a tradition that is getting more and more popular in New York City and that this year will include a large event in Times Square, Diario de México reports.  

A detail of Irma Bohórquez photographic exhibit, which highlights how Mexican immigrants recreate their culinary customs and traditions, including preparing tamales and Christmas buñuelos, as well as cleaning nopales for cooking. (Photo via Impacto)

Photo Exhibit Documents Mexican Community on Staten Island

Culture, Mexican, Staten Island December 20, 2016 at 2:14 pm

The Mexican-American photographer and activist documents the Mexican community on Staten Island in a photo exhibit at the Mexican consulate in New York, Impacto New York reports.

Miguel Carrasquillo – in the photo with his mother Nilsa Centeno - died in June without receiving the assistance for which he fought so hard. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Growing Latino Push for Assisted Dying Laws in NY  

Health, Latino, New York November 2, 2016 at 2:44 pm

In spite of religious beliefs, more Hispanic activists, elected officials and relatives of deceased patients support the approval of a state law to allow terminally ill people to receive medical aid in dying, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

(Photo via Diario de México)

Day of the Dead Celebration in Manhattan

Culture, Manhattan, Mexican October 21, 2016 at 12:41 pm

Mexicans celebrated the Day of the Dead at Manhattan’s El Museo del Barrio with dance performances, traditional costumes and masks and even a moment of prayer, Diario de México USA reports.

Día de los Muertos at El Museo del Barrio

Día de los Muertos at El Museo del Barrio

Culture, Featured Posts, Manhattan, Mexican, Video, Voices' Picks October 21, 2014 at 3:04 pm

Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, was marked at El Museo del Barrio with face painting, storytelling and performances, as shown in this video.

Many Latin American immigrants send the remains of loved ones home after death, part of their strong traditional belief in the afterlife as illustrated by these decorative skulls used to celebrate Mexico's Day of the Dead.

The dead won’t sleep in the Bronx

Bronx, Culture, Featured Posts, Immigration, Latino November 4, 2011 at 4:13 pm

Mexicans in the South Bronx follow the ritual of sending the bodies of the deceased back to their native land.

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