Experts say that gentrification is harming the health of residents of immigrant and minority neighborhoods such as Washington Heights, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Amada Sahar Quezada, a Dominican woman who converted to Islam after 9/11, speaks out against prejudice and misinformation, in Queens Latino.
Adriano Espaillat, the first Dominican congressman in U.S. history, celebrated his swearing-in with crowds in his Upper Manhattan district, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The case of a Dominican man who was granted parole after being detained for one year, pending deportation after a 14-year-old crime, becomes a wake-up call for the immigrant community in New York, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Local theater artist Modesto “Flako” Jimenez talks at length with Bushwick Daily about his art, his life and the “colliding worlds” he sees in Bushwick.
Adriano Espaillat was elected yesterday the first Dominican to occupy a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, succeeding Charles Rangel as representative of the 13th District, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Canvassers for Dominicanos USA have been busy across New York City, registering voters until the October deadline and urging those already registered to cast their votes.
More than 30 percent of immigrants who applied for citizenship under the statewide campaign NaturalizeNY are Dominican, followed by Chinese and Mexicans, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The Dominican government has created an institution to help nationals in the U.S.in several areas, including repatriating bodies to be buried in the Dominican Republic, Reporte Hispano reports.
The victory of Carmen De La Rosa and Marisol Alcántara in Tuesday’s primaries marks a new milestone in the struggle of Hispanic women in the political arena, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Two Dominican women, Carmen de la Rosa and Marisol Alcántara, made history by beating old guard rivals in the New York state primaries, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Dominican beauty salons and barbershops in the city are not just places where people can change their hairstyle, they also function as gathering centers for neighbors, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
New York-based Dominican community organization Dominicanos USA (DUSA) have registered 100,000 new voters in the East Coast, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Marisol Alcantara has the support of Adriano Espaillat, the state senator – and likely soon-to-be member of Congress – whose seat she is looking to take over. However, her affiliation with the Senate Independent Democratic Conference has some concerned, including two of her opponents, reports Gotham Gazette.
The festive cultural manifestation of the Taíno Indians known as areíto has inspired the creation of a cultural, nonpartisan organization formed by New York Dominicans, El Diario/La Prensa reports.