The predominance of graffiti tags of Mexican gang Sur 13 in the streets of Corona, Queens, points to an increase in gang violence and criminal activity, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Import entrepreneurs of Mexican products in New Jersey brace for Trump’s promised tariff increases, and say that “everybody will pay more” if they are implemented, Diario de México USA reports.
Local Mexicans celebrated the traditional “La Candelaria” (Candlemas) day by dressing up Baby Jesus figurines, Diario de México USA reports.
Diario de México asked Mexicans in New York about President Trump’s latest actions and the response is unanimous: Mexico should not pay for the wall and President Peña Nieto did well in cancelling his visit.
El Diario/La Prensa tells the story of Víctor Navarrete, who came to New York from Mexico to study English and, after working as a busboy and overcoming serious problems, ended up co-owning an Italian restaurant in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn.
A cooperative from Puebla, Mexico, seeks investors among the Mexican community in New York to create jobs instead of depending on remittances, Diario de México USA reports.
Despite post-election fears of massive deportations, the large Mexican community in New Jersey does not show signs of going away, Reporte Hispano reports.
After visiting Mexico for over a month as part of the Dreamers Without Borders educational program, students who are DACA beneficiaries returned to New York, Diario de México USA reports.
The rosca de reyes, a traditional Mexican cake for the Three Kings celebration, is easy to find in New York City, Diario de México USA reports.
Oaxaca native Gabriela Pérez, founder of folk dance group Tozimapán, may be the owner of the largest collection of Mexican regional costumes in the state of New Jersey, Reporte Hispano reports.
In Mexico, parents of New York immigrants say “fear crossed the border” when Trump was elected president, Diario de México USA reports.
The Mexican-American photographer and activist documents the Mexican community on Staten Island in a photo exhibit at the Mexican consulate in New York, Impacto New York reports.
A group of women day laborers became their own bosses by creating a job cooperative in Williamsburg, and have been able to increase wages, improve job conditions and better tend to their children, Diario de México USA reports.
The rising Mexican population in the Hudson Valley, coupled with the success of the Guelaguetza Festival, has been instrumental in the revitalization of Poughkeepsie, now nicknamed “Little Oaxaca,” Diario de Mexico reports.
Latino immigrants joined a massive anti-Trump demonstration in Manhattan chanting “We’re not going anywhere,” Diario de México USA reports.