Post Tagged with: "Puebla"

Meet Mujeres en Movimiento, Latina Activists in Queens

Meet Mujeres en Movimiento, Latina Activists in Queens

Featured Posts, Latino, Queens, Video March 29, 2016 at 3:14 pm

The group Mujeres en Movimiento exercises together, has argued in favor of a new bike lane in Queens, and has been tapped by City Council member Julissa Ferreras to be on the advisory board of the Flushing Meadows Corona Park Alliance.

(Photo via Diario de México)

Parents of Migrants Fret Back Home

Immigration, Mexican January 3, 2017 at 3:31 pm

In Mexico, parents of New York immigrants say “fear crossed the border” when Trump was elected president, Diario de México USA reports.

(Images via El Diario de Mexico)

Program Brings 100 Emotional Mexican Family Reunions

Immigration, Metro Area, Mexican October 24, 2016 at 4:55 pm

A binational program called Raíces de Puebla facilitated the reunion of 100 families in the tri-state area with their relatives back in Mexico, Diario de México USA and Report Hispano report.

A gamecock waiting its turn at a fight in Mexico like one of those described in the article (Photo by David Boté Estrada, Creative commons license)

Roosters Bred for Cockfighting Travel from NY to Mexico

Brooklyn, Mexican October 14, 2015 at 4:10 pm

Roosters bred in farms outside of New York City are taken through Texas and across the border to be sold for cockfights at fairs throughout Mexico, El Diario reports.

From Puebla to ‘Nueva York’

From Puebla to ‘Nueva York’

Immigration, Mexican, New York, Video October 8, 2015 at 5:16 pm

Travel between the Mexican state of Puebla and New York in the latest episode of CUNY TV’s “Nueva York” and see from where many in the local Mexican community originate.

Janely Guzmán-Ortega hugs her mother, Magnolia Ortega-Vázquez (Photo via El Diario)

Immigrant Families Reunite Thanks to Program

Immigration, Manhattan, Mexican, Social Services, Staten Island September 29, 2015 at 1:44 pm

The Ñani Migrante Transnational Project made it possible for relatives who had not seen each other in years to reunite in Manhattan, El Diario reports.

“Some people seek me out to fix their figurines when they are badly damaged. They do it because they have beautiful memories attached to them and they want to preserve them.” (Courtesy photo via Diario de México)

Mexican Artisan Restores Religious Statues

Business, Mexican, Religion August 20, 2015 at 4:47 pm

Socorro Sánchez learned to repair religious images in Mexico and her skills have become her source of income in New York, Diario de México reports.

Cilantro is a mainstay in Mexican kitchens (Photo by Edison Esparza via El Diario de Mexico)

Despite Ban, Mexican Cilantro is Easily Found in Queens

Food, Health, Mexican July 29, 2015 at 5:39 pm

Although the FDA announced a ban on cilantro imported from the state of Puebla, Mexico, some New York Mexican restaurants still use it, Diario de México reports.

(Photo via Diario de México)

Shopping at Local Mexican Artisan Shops

Culture, Mexican, New York, Traditions March 23, 2015 at 12:28 pm

To celebrate Artisans Day, Diario de México made a list of compatriots who own Mexican craftwork shops in New York, including Casa El Rodeo, a rodeo attire store located in East Harlem since 1994.

Photo by Héctor Calderón via Diario de México

Mexicans Observe Lent With Carnival of Huejotzingo

Mexican, Traditions February 25, 2015 at 4:36 pm

Over 300 Mexicans came together to mark the beginning of Lent in New York City, recreating the way they celebrate the occasion in their native city of Puebla, reports Diario de México. 

Angelo remembers the moments he experienced when he immigrated to New York. (Photo by Rafael Gaviria via Diario de México)

Away from Home, Angelo Cabrera Speaks About His Future

Featured Posts, Immigration, Mexican, New York February 9, 2015 at 4:01 pm

From his family’s humble home in Puebla, Mexico, Angelo Cabrera tells Diario de Mexico about his desires to keep fighting for his fellow Mexicans in NY, the city he calls “my home.”

Javier Ambrosio must use a cane to move around,due to a kidney disease. He also cannot hear out of one ear. (Photo via Diario de Mexico)

Disabled Mexican Immigrants Struggle to Survive in NY

Health, Mexican, New York October 17, 2014 at 4:38 pm

Mexican immigrants who have a disability due to a degenerative disease or an accident at work face poverty, and find little in the way of job opportunities and support, reports Diario de Mexico.

Elsa Salas Lázaro (Photo via Diario de Mexico)

Making Handmade Tortillas in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Food, Mexican September 19, 2014 at 12:18 pm

Elsa Salas Lázaro makes handmade tortillas in Brooklyn that are much in demand, reports Diario de Mexico.

Rosa Lopez (Photo via Diario de Mexico)

Making Indigenous-themed Art in NJ

Culture, Metro Area, Mexican September 10, 2014 at 2:41 pm

Using natural materials, Mexico native Rosa López handcrafts art pieces inspired by indigenous peoples, reports Diario de Mexico.

Prekindergarten can be a boost for parents, as well as children. (Photo by John Donaghy, via Flickr Creative Commons)

Universal Pre-K Offers Immigrant Mothers an Economic Boost

The city’s new program will allow many in low-income communities to take up paid work.