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Employees of the Selena Rosa Mexicana restaurant announce the agreement they reached with the Rosa Mexicano restaurant to avoid closing and leaving 40 Latinos unemployed. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Mexican Restaurant Reaches Agreement on Name Rights

Business, Food, Manhattan, Mexican September 20, 2016 at 12:23 pm

Small Manhattan restaurant Selena Rosa Mexicana reached an agreement with the Rosa Mexicano conglomerate, which sued for naming rights and put 40 jobs in jeopardy, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Protest against Laminated Industries in Linden, NJ (Courtesy photo via Diario de México)

New Jersey Immigrant Workers on Strike Over Labor Dispute

Labor, Metro Area, Mexican September 8, 2016 at 3:47 pm

Some 30 immigrant workers, most of them Mexicans, are participating in a strike at a paper plant in New Jersey due to a labor dispute, Diario de México reports.

A monthly demonstration is held by Mexicans in front of their country’s consulate in Manhattan. (Photo by Mexican American Photography via Queens Latino)

Mexicans in NYC Protest against Their Country’s Government

Manhattan, Mexican September 7, 2016 at 1:22 pm

Mexican activists stage monthly protests against their “corrupted and criminal” native country’s government in front of the Mexican consulate, Queens Latino reports.

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto  and Donald Trump (Photos by Comisión Nacional de Cultura Física y Deporte México and GAge Skidmore, Creative Commons license)

Local Mexicans Appalled By Trump and President Peña-Nieto

Immigration, Mexican, Politics September 1, 2016 at 1:49 pm

Asked about Trump’s visit to Mexico, Mexicans in New York expressed their disdain for both the GOP candidate and President Peña-Nieto, Diario de México USA reports.

Hugo Sanchéz in Sunset Park. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Latinos Mourn Death Of Mexican Superstar Juan Gabriel

Culture, Mexican, New York August 30, 2016 at 10:12 pm

The sudden death of beloved Mexican singer Juan Gabriel has left several generations of Latino New Yorkers in grief but thankful for his legacy, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

(Photo by Pablo Quiñónez via Diario de México)

Mexicans Celebrate Guelaguetza in Poughkeepsie

Culture, Metro Area, Mexican, Video August 9, 2016 at 2:07 pm

Diario de México offers a video of the traditional Mexican celebration of Guelaguetza in Poughkeepsie, New York.

Agustina Vazquez and her husband, Miguel de la Cruz sell ices on West 125th Street in Harlem. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

‘We Are Afraid of Working Like This, but Do Not Have a Choice’

Labor, Mexican, New York July 28, 2016 at 3:38 pm

Street vendors ask the city to resolve the issue of licenses already, as fines of up to a thousand dollars become a frequent occurrence, reports El Diario/La Prensa.

(Photo via Diario de México)

Local Mexicans Ask More of New Consul

Mexican, New York June 29, 2016 at 2:57 pm

As the new Mexican consul in New York takes office, readers of Diario de México are demanding more involvement with the community and services.

Movie Follows ‘Dreamer’ Who Ran from New York to California

Movie Follows ‘Dreamer’ Who Ran from New York to California

Immigration, Mexican June 22, 2016 at 4:47 pm

Dreamer Carlos Ibarra, who ran from New York to California in 72 days, presents his documentary “Run Carlos Run” about his journey, Reporte Hispano reports.

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NY Hispanics Mourn the Victims of the Orlando Massacre

Crime, Mexican, New York June 13, 2016 at 4:08 pm

Mexicans and other Hispanics in New York reacted to the Orlando massacre with sadness and calls for more gun control and safety against terrorism, Diario de México reports.

An example of what Pinatas by Martinez offers. (Photo from Facebook page via El Diario)

Meet Mr. Piñata Guy

Business, Central American, Culture, Mexican, Puerto Rican June 13, 2016 at 2:06 pm

Puerto Rican lawyer David Martínez has started a piñata business and has published a children’s book dedicated to Hispanic kids, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

(Photo by Marco Meza via Diario de México)

Organization Fights for Staten Island Workers

Labor, Mexican, Social Services, Staten Island, Youth May 27, 2016 at 1:48 pm

La Colmena, a 250-member organization, seeks to help immigrant workers on Staten Island, Diario de México reports.

Roberto Rodríguez (Photo via El Diario)

When an Immigrant Dies and Nobody Claims the Body

Bronx, Crime, Mexican May 25, 2016 at 5:29 pm

El Diario/La Prensa explores the isolation experienced by immigrants in the city through the case of a Mexican immigrant whose body remained in the Office of Chief Medical Examiner for days without anybody claiming him.

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.

Carnaval Mixteco

Mixtec Carnival on Staten Island Rekindles Mexican Traditions

Culture, Mexican, Staten Island May 23, 2016 at 5:02 pm

The Staten Island Mixtec Carnival featured traditional dances and music performed by groups of immigrant workers from Mexico, Diario de México reports.