Post Tagged with: "Jose Rivera"

State Sen. Ruben Díaz Sr. with his son Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. (Photo via El Diario)

For Latinos, Political Power in NYC Is a Family Matter

Latino, New York, Politics October 1, 2014 at 1:47 pm

Many Latinos have a career in public office thanks to their families’ political dynasties, El Diario reports.

One of the protest signs from the movement against the U.S. Navy's presence on Vieques. (Photo by wolftone via Flickr)

From Vieques and Beyond, NY Boricuas Fight for Home from Afar

El Diario-La Prensa looks at the fight to push the U.S. Navy out of Vieques – which succeeded a decade ago this week – and involved many New Yorkers, including Melissa Mark-Viverito, Adolfo Carrión and Rosie Pérez.

Ecuadoreans Embrace Folk Dance to Preserve Culture

Ecuadoreans Embrace Folk Dance to Preserve Culture

Culture, Featured Posts, Latino, Video December 10, 2012 at 11:18 am

Fearful that the rich traditions of their homeland would be lost in the younger generations born here, Ecuadorean Jose Rivera founded the Ayazamana Cultural Center where children can learn ancestral folkloric dances native to different regions Ecuador.