Post Tagged with: "Union City NJ"

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New Jersey Campaign Collects Aid for Venezuelans

Metro Area, Social Services, South American July 3, 2018 at 4:50 pm

The Misión Venezuela campaign in a New Jersey church is collecting and sending critical aid to impoverished Venezuelans, Reporte Hispano reports.

Cubans dancing in Union City (Photo via Reporte Hispano)

A Documentary about NJ’s Most Populated Latino City

Culture, Latino, Metro Area April 16, 2018 at 4:18 pm

The documentary “Union City, U.S.A.” chronicles the biggest predominantly Latino city in New Jersey, sometimes called “Havana on the Hudson,” Reporte Hispano writes.  

Bay of Pigs survivors told their story in a documentary. (Photo via Reporte Hispano)

Bay of Pigs Veterans Unveil Documentary in Union City, NJ

Caribbean, History, Latino, Metro Area May 31, 2016 at 1:41 pm

Six survivors of the failed attempt to invade Cuba in 1961 united in Union City, for the screening of a documentary about their story, Reporte Hispano reports.

Mezzo-soprano and Mexamorphosis artistic director Guadalupe Peraza is working on a multimedia show to premiere in Union City, New Jersey, free of charge to the public. (Photo via Reporte Hispano)

Seeking a ‘Mexamorphosis’ Through Classical Music

Culture, Metro Area, Mexican May 25, 2016 at 12:26 pm

An array of Mexican musicians led by singer Guadalupe Peraza will stage “Mexamorphosis,” a series of free multimedia concerts in New York and New Jersey, Reporte Hispano reports.

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Union City Will Also Issue a Municipal ID

Government, Immigration, Metro Area February 14, 2017 at 3:52 pm

Union City is the latest New Jersey city that will offer a municipal ID for immigrants, free of charge, starting next month, Reporte Hispano reports.

Most Latino Muslims are women who have converted. (Photo by Zaira Cortés via El Diario)

Hispanic Muslims Twice-Vulnerable Under Trump

Latino, Metro Area, Muslim February 7, 2017 at 6:10 pm

Many immigrants fear that their being Hispanic and Muslim makes them an easier target for discrimination and even hate crimes, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

On Bergenline Avenue, the epicenter of the New Jersey Cuban community, the opening of Cuba for tourism has been met with divided opinions. (Photo via Reporte Hispano)

Expectation and Division in Bergenline over Cuba Tourism

Latino, Metro Area, Transportation March 23, 2016 at 2:49 pm

On Bergenline Avenue, the epicenter of the New Jersey Cuban community, the opening of Cuba for tourism has been met with divided opinions, says Reporte Hispano.

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NJ Cubans Skeptical About Post-Castro Future

Caribbean, Latino, Metro Area December 5, 2016 at 5:41 pm

Local officials and New Jersey Cuban-American leaders commemorated Fidel Castro’s death in Union City, New Jersey, but remain skeptical about democracy in Cuba, Reporte Hispano reports.

Roberto Godillo, the son of Cuban parents. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Tri-State Area Cubans Not as Emotional as in Miami Over Castro’s Death

Caribbean, Latino, Metro Area November 30, 2016 at 5:21 pm

According to El Diario/La Prensa and Noticia, Cubans in the tri-state area feel at peace now that the former leader has passed, but most agree that Cuba still has a long way to freedom.

Amparo Arango, from Medellín, showing a tray with some of the sweets served in Noches de Colombia, where she works. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Colombian Bakeries Delight the Palate of Union City

Business, Food, Metro Area, South American August 1, 2016 at 11:46 am

The aroma and taste of the land of coffee has an enclave in Union City, New Jersey, reports El Diario/La Prensa.

Berkis Contreras, a poet and teacher graduated from Caldwell University, will organize New Jersey's first International Book Fair. (Photo via Reporte Hispano)

Union City Hosts New Jersey’s First ‘International Book Fair’

Culture, Latino, Metro Area June 23, 2016 at 10:49 am

Around 30 Latin American authors will participate at New Jersey’s first International Book Fair next Thursday at Union City, Reporte Hispano reports.