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Ángelo Falcón’s characteristic pose. (Photo by Javier Castaño via Queens Latino)

Without Ángelo Falcón, Chances of Dialogue Among NY Latinos Fade

Latino, New York June 15, 2018 at 5:38 pm

Queens Latino editor Javier Castaño fondly remembers the late political scientist and founder of the Institute for Latino Policy Angelo Falcón.

Entrepreneur Frank García (Photo by Javier Castaño via Queens Latino)

Opinion: Latino Chambers of Commerce in Disarray Over Trump

Latino, New York, Opinion January 19, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Queens Latino’s Javier Castaño reflects on the state of Hispanic chambers of commerce, after in-fighting over Trump prompted a rift between the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the New York State branch.

Seth Taylor (Photo by Javier Castaño via Queens Latino)

Leader of 82nd Street Partnership Resigns

Latino, Politics, Queens August 26, 2014 at 6:39 pm

Seth Taylor, executive director of the 82nd Street partnership, resigned and Queens Latino editor Javier Castaño called it “a triumph for the Latino community of Queens.”

Peralta and Democrats at Novo (Photo by Javier Castano/Queens Latino)

Peralta Becomes First Latino to Run for Queens Boro President

Elections 2012, Latino, Politics October 25, 2012 at 6:20 pm

State Sen. José Peralta officially joined the 2013 race for Queens Borough President when he kicked off his campaign on Monday in Jackson Heights, making him the first Latino to run for the position, reported Javier Castaño of Queens Latino.

Jessica Ramos, with her family at Barriles Restaurant on the night of her victory. (Photo by Javier Castaño via Queens Latino)

Four Female Candidates of Colombian Descent Win in NY

Elections 2018, Latino, Queens, South American, Women September 14, 2018 at 3:39 pm

The streets of Jackson Heights celebrated well into the night as four women of Colombian origin won their Democratic primaries on Thursday night, Queens Latino reports.

At the podium, Danny Mendoza. Seated, from left to right, Ari Espinal, Catalina Cruz and Yonel Letellier. (Photo by Danny Mendoza via Queens Latino)

Latino Politicians Face Off in ‘Historic’ Debate in Queens

Elections 2018, Latino, Queens September 4, 2018 at 4:18 pm

Five Latino politicians in Queens participated in a “historic,” heated debate in Spanish ahead of the next Democratic primaries, Queens Latino reports.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in Queens’ Flushing Meadows Park. (Photo by Javier Castaño via Queens Latino)

Ocasio-Cortez: A Political Revolutionary Still Catching Up on Her District’s Issues

Elections 2018, Latino, Queens July 26, 2018 at 2:21 pm

In an interview with Queens Latino, rising political star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez touts her commitment to Latinos and against lobbyists, but shows lack of familiarity with some local issues affecting areas of Queens that she will represent.

Rep. Joseph Crowley debated Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, right. (Photo by Javier Castaño via Queens Latino)

Primary Debates in Jackson Heights Get Raucous

Elections 2018, Politics, Queens June 25, 2018 at 6:01 pm

A series of heated debates among Democratic primary candidates for state and federal office in Jackson Heights is seen as opening a new chapter in Queens politics, Queens Latino reports.

Gabriel Chávez, in front of the United Nations in New York City, reading a long list of Colombians who have been murdered. (Photo by Javier Castaño via Queens Latino)

Colombians at the United Nations: ‘No More Deaths!’

Government, Manhattan, South American May 16, 2018 at 4:46 pm

New York City Colombians gathered in front of the U.N. to call for an end to decades of political violence as the country prepares for the next presidential election, Queens Latino reports.

Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza is multi-talented, cuts to the chase and is not afraid of controversy. (Photo by Javier Castaño via Queens Latino)

Chancellor Carranza: Pozole in NYC Schools?

Education, Mexican, New York May 11, 2018 at 4:45 pm

At a meeting with the city’s community and ethnic press, newly appointed DOE Chancellor Carranza laid out his “culture eats strategy for breakfast” plan and touted his mariachi singing chops, Queens Latino reports.

From the left, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Catalina Cruz and Julissa Ferreras Copeland at the La Estrella del Caribe restaurant. (Photo by Javier Castaño via Queens Latino)

Latinos Battle over Queens’ District 39 Assembly Seat

Elections 2018, Latino, Queens April 25, 2018 at 4:47 pm

While Ari Espinal won the special election for the vacant 39th Assembly District seat in Queens, she will face a tough Democratic primary on Sept. 13 against two Hispanic candidates – including Catalina Cruz, who is picking up powerful endorsements, Queens Latino reports.

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Willets Point’s Latino Workers in 360°

Labor, Latino, Queens, Video March 20, 2018 at 12:36 pm

Queens Latino publishes its first 360-degree virtual reality video, which follows Latino workers in Willets Point, in collaboration with CUNY Graduate School of Journalism students.

More than 400 people attended the public hearing on a proposed expansion of a building on 82nd Street in Jackson Heights, Queens. (Photo by Javier Castaño via Queens Latino)

Community Pushback Limits Development in Jackson Heights

Business, Queens, Real Estate March 15, 2018 at 4:50 pm

Queens Community Board 4 rejected a spot rezoning application by a developer to construct a 13-story building in Jackson Heights, after residents and local business owners argued that it would bring displacement and segregation, Queens Latino reports.

Day Laborers must take safety course OSHA 10 or their employers will be fined. (Photo by Javier Castaño via Queens Latino)

Deadline Arrives for Day Laborers to Get Safety Training

Immigration, Labor, New York February 28, 2018 at 4:57 pm

Starting on March 1, employers or construction companies will be fined if they hire workers – including day laborers – who have not passed an OSHA safety training course, Queens Latino reports.

The Barranquilla Carnival delegation stood out for its colorful attire. (Photo by Humberto Arellano via Queens Latino)

New York’s Hispanic Day Parade Exalts Cultural Traditions

Latino, Manhattan, Traditions October 10, 2017 at 4:53 pm

Folkloric groups from Latin America and Spain marched along Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue on Sunday to mark the 53rd Hispanic Day Parade, Queens Latino reports.