Post Tagged with: "Jaime Lucero"

Jaime Lucero, founder of Casa Puebla, is in charge of the Cinco de Mayo festival in Flushing Park in Queens. (Photo by Javier Castaño via Queens Latino)

Jaime Lucero: Mexican Entrepreneur and Visionary

Mexican May 13, 2014 at 12:15 pm

Queens Latino speaks with the Mexican entrepreneur and Casa Puebla founder about the growing size of the Mexican community, and how it can gain more political influence.

The East Harlem festival celebrated Cinco de Mayo on 115th Street (Photo by Humberto Arellano via El Diario).

NY’s Cinco de Mayo Celebrations Back on Track

Culture, Latino, Metro Area, Mexican, New York May 5, 2014 at 3:06 pm

The city’s Mexican community celebrated Cinco de Mayo with two very different events: The return of the East Harlem festival, slimmed down after last year’s cancellation, and a massive concert at Flushing Meadows Park, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

For Cinco de Mayo – which commemorates the Battle of Puebla, fought on May 5, 1862 in Puebla, Mexico – several major events will be held in New York under the watchful eye of the NYPD and increased security measures.

Security Looms Over Cinco de Mayo Festivities

Crime, Culture, Latino May 3, 2013 at 2:19 pm

In light of the tragedy of the Boston Marathon, big events this weekend like the Cinco de Mayo celebrations and the Long Island Marathon, will see increased security measures, reports El Diario-La Prensa, which provides advice on staying clear of trouble.