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El Diario: A Dying Newspaper Writes Its Final Pages

Featured Posts, Latino, Media, New York, Voices' Picks January 25, 2016 at 10:21 pm

Some are concerned that El Diario, now manned by a skeleton crew and forced to work with dwindling resources, has lost the influence it once wielded as the city’s largest and oldest Spanish-language newspaper.

NYC Public Advocate Letitia James is one of the plan's supporters. (Photo by Cristina Loboguerrero via El Diario)

Council Members Push to Expand Dual-Language Education

Education, Government, New York October 30, 2015 at 6:29 pm

A group of City Council members is asking the Department of Education to expand foreign language instruction in public schools, El Diario reports.

At the Colombian Day Parade in Queens (Photo by Andrea González-Ramírez via El Diario)

A Weekend of Parades

Bronx, Culture, Dominican, Queens, South American July 27, 2015 at 7:39 pm

Three national parades – of the Dominican, Peruvian and Colombian communities – took place last weekend in the tri-state area, El Diario reports.

More than 300 students of English-language programs protested on Tuesday at the City Hall stairs. (Photo by Cristina Loboguerrero via El Diario)

English Students Protest Adult Education Cuts

Education, Government, Immigration, New York June 10, 2015 at 2:39 pm

Hundreds of students demanded that the mayor and the City Council restore funds for adult language learning programs, El Diario reports.

Marelyn López and her son, Miguel, participated in a City Hall protest to demand more funding for summer job programs. (Photo by Cristina Loboguerrero via El Diario)

Not Enough Summer Jobs for Youths

Government, Labor, New York, Youth April 14, 2015 at 1:21 pm

Families and community groups are requesting more funding for the Summer Youth Employment Program, El Diario reports.

Mourners for Nicholas Figueroa at his funeral service on April 7 (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Services Held for East Village Blast Victims

Latino, New York April 9, 2015 at 12:00 pm

The family of Moisés Locón, the Guatemalan worker who lost his life in the East Village explosion last month, transported his remains to his native country, El Diario reports.

Angélica Salgado (left) and her son Pablo with a group of immigrants. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Vowing to Keep Up the Fight on Immigration

Immigration, Latino, Metro Area February 19, 2015 at 2:39 pm

After a federal judge blocked President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, New York immigration advocacy groups joined in protest, El Diario reports.

Francisco Curiel cannot wait to apply for DACA (Photo by Gerardo Romo via El Diario)

Vowing to Fulfill Young Immigrants’ Dreams

Featured Posts, Immigration, Voices' Picks, Youth February 17, 2015 at 3:17 pm

Roadblocks may appear, but immigrants who qualify are eager to apply to the expanded DACA program, El Diario reports.

Under new measures, Americans will be allowed to travel to Cuba given that the purpose of the trip falls under one of 12 designated categories. (Photo by Cristina Loboguerrero via El Diario)

NJ Cubans Confused over New Travel Regulations

Latino, Metro Area, Transportation January 16, 2015 at 1:12 pm

Cubans living in Union City, New Jersey, are hopeful about new regulations allowing travel to Cuba, but also express questions about the changes, El Diario reports.

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Sunset Park Protests Police Brutality

Brooklyn September 29, 2014 at 3:34 pm

On Saturday, September 27, residents of Sunset Park marched to protest policy brutality. Read an account in El Diario and watch the Voices of NY video with comments from some marchers.

(Photo by Humberto Arellano via El Diario)

Latino Groups Join Eric Garner March

African American, Staten Island August 25, 2014 at 3:09 pm

Many Latino groups and protesters marched last Saturday on Staten Island demanding justice for victims of police brutality in the wake of Eric Garner’s death, El Diario reports.

Katherine Polanco (center) with her sister and stepfather Acner Alan Espinoza. (Photo by Gerardo Romo via El Diario)

Cases of Immigrant Children in NYC Move Slowly

Central American, Immigration, Youth August 20, 2014 at 6:02 pm

After spending a day at a New York immigration court, a reporter for El Diario found that most cases of unaccompanied minors crossing the border are postponed due to a lack of lawyers.

Farid Ali Lancheros and George Constantinou are raising the twins Gustavo and Milena. (Photo via El Diario)

Latino Fathers Share Their Pride and Struggles

Latino, LGBTQ, Metro Area, Traditions June 16, 2014 at 5:07 pm

As the country celebrated Father’s Day last weekend, El Diario/La Prensa did its own special homage highlighting three compelling stories of local Latino fathers.

Thousands of fast food employees went on strike yesterday to demand a raise of the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour. (Photo by Humberto Arellano via El Diario).

Hispanic Fast Food Workers Join Global Strike

Economy, Labor, Latino, New York May 16, 2014 at 10:35 pm

El Diario/La Prensa interviews Hispanic workers in New York who were among the thousands of fast food chain employees who went on strike to demand a raise in the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour.

Full-time mother Rosalín Vázquez says she would have preferred to have had the chance to alternate motherhood with work (Photo via El Diario).

Latinas Most Affected by the Pay Gap

Government, In the News, Latino, Women April 10, 2014 at 3:31 pm

Latinas are the most affected by the pay gap, an editorial and news coverage in El Diario/La Prensa notes.