Post Tagged with: "Puebla"

Chocolate is made from mixing sugar with cocoa paste and cocoa butter. (Photo via Diario de Mexico)

Mexican Chocolate Co-op Stems Migration North

Business, Food, In the News, Mexican, Women August 28, 2014 at 4:17 pm

Building a successful artisanal chocolate co-op in one Mexican town was the response of some local women to mass emigration to the U.S., reports Diario de Mexico.

(Photo via Diario de Mexico)

Bringing Cardboard to Life

Culture, In the News, Mexican May 27, 2014 at 3:39 pm

Iván González makes colorful Mexican folk art figures out of cardboard and paper at his workshop in Passaic, N.J.

Elena Garcia outside her sister's "ghost house." (Photo by Zaira Cortés)

Ghost Houses, Home to No One

In Mexico, a luxurious house sits empty while its owner toils in the Bronx.

Ceasar Zuniga wants to represent Mexicans and Latinos to improve the quality of life of those living in the District 51. (Photo by Virginia Alvarado)

Local Mexican-American Activist Seeks to Represent District 51

Mexican, Politics April 8, 2014 at 1:33 pm

Mexican American Ceasar Zúñiga wants to improve the lives of immigrants in the Brooklyn district, reports Diario de Mexico.

photo by Zaira Cortés

Puebla to the Bronx: Three Decades of Exodus

Migration from Zapotitlán Salinas has transformed the Mexican region, leaving elderly people and children wandering empty streets.

(Photo via Diario de Mexico)

A Young Poblana Leads other Mexicans in NJ

Immigration, Metro Area, Mexican March 17, 2014 at 11:34 am

The young poblana Stephanie Bello is already busy organizing volunteers in her adoptive hometown of Passaic, N.J., reports Diario de Mexico.

According to the Consulate General of Mexico in NY, more than 40 percent of Mexicans in the tristate area are from Puebla, Mexico, the majority of which live in Passaic, N.J. (Photo by Zaira Cortés via El Diario-La Prensa)

Passaic, NJ: A Home for Mexicans from Puebla

Immigration, In the News, Metro Area, Mexican January 22, 2014 at 5:23 pm

Passaic, N.J. is a magnet for Mexicans coming from Puebla, with a third generation now establishing itself and buoying the local economy, reports El Diario-La Prensa.

Crime and Costs Hinder Mexican Couriers

Crime and Costs Hinder Mexican Couriers

Business, Latino, Mexican, Transportation June 21, 2013 at 6:00 pm

Some couriers transporting goods between the city and Puebla, Mexico, and New York find it too difficult to continue making a living off the business due to expensive plane tickets and increasing crime, reports Diario de México.

Goya Foods delivered a $50,000 check to fund the program. (Photo by Zaira Cortés via El Diario-La Prensa)

Mexican Service Workers Get Chance to Obtain Professional Certification

Education, Food, In the News, Labor, Mexican May 15, 2013 at 5:26 pm

Mexican service workers will be able to obtain professional certificates through a 15 week program of study in the basics of hotel administration, math and English offered by CUNY and funded by the Mexican state of Puebla, Goya Foods and CUNY.

Irwin Sánchez (Photo via EDLP)

Ancient Aztec Language Finds New Speakers in Brooklyn

Culture, Latino August 2, 2012 at 5:05 pm

Even in Mexico itself, the ancient Aztec language Náhuatl is dying. But a group of Brooklynites, led by a teacher who works in a restaurant to support himself, are fighting to keep the language alive, El Diario La Prensa reported.

From Cinco de Mayo’s Little-Known History to Its Celebrated Food (and Drink)

From Cinco de Mayo’s Little-Known History to Its Celebrated Food (and Drink)

History, Latino, Mexican May 3, 2012 at 7:08 pm

With Mexicans making up 10.3 percent of the U.S. population, Cinco de Mayo has become an American celebration. But many gringos seem to mistakenly think that Cinco de Mayo is Mexico’s Independence Day — or an homage to the blessed margarita cocktail. Here’s what it’s really about.

“This website is to unite us as a community so that ‘Poblanos’ both within and outside of the state can rely on a place to express their concerns where we can also organize ourselves to create social change in our daily environment.” Alejandro Armenta Mier, Politician

Website launched for ‘Poblanos’

Culture, Immigration, In the News, New York September 27, 2011 at 3:16 pm

An internet site to connect Poblanos—people from the Mexican state of Puebla—living in the United States with  fellow members of their community has been introduced by Poblano politician Alejandro Armenta Mier, who is seeking make  social change through the use of new technology. Armenta Mier launched the Website during theRead More