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Heleodora Vivar (Photo via Diario de México)

Heleodora Vivar: A Matriarch Who Defends Her Own

Immigration, Labor, Mexican, New York, Seniors June 19, 2017 at 3:53 pm

A Mexican great-grandmother who’s a Street Vendor Project leader says that if Trump experienced the hardship immigrants go through, he would not survive one day, Diario de México USA reports.

(Photo via Diario de México USA)

Mexican Program Reunites Immigrant Families

Immigration, Metro Area, Mexican May 11, 2017 at 3:25 pm

Twenty-five Mexican families in Paterson, New Jersey, were reunited with their visiting mothers thanks to a special visa program approved by President Obama that the current administration has allowed to continue, Diario de México USA reports.

Latino businesses, mainly Mexican, have boosted the Newburgh economy. (Photo by Zaira Cortés via El Diario)

Newburgh: The Other ‘Puebla York’

Metro Area, Mexican May 5, 2017 at 5:44 pm

The extensive Mexican community in Newburgh has revitalized the Hudson River town’s economy after the recession and turned it into a favorite recreation destination for Mexicans, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Pedro Ibarra likes to serve egg yolk bread with homemade strawberry ice cream. (Photo by Zaira Cortés via El Diario)

New Jersey Baker Keeps Sweet Mexican Tradition Alive

Business, Food, Metro Area, Mexican May 5, 2017 at 5:35 pm

A baker in Passaic, NJ, born and raised on the border of the Puebla and Tlaxcala states, continues the traditions of his ancestors, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

(Photo via Diario de México)

Mexican Flag Will Wave at Brooklyn’s Borough Hall on May 5

Brooklyn, Culture, Mexican May 3, 2017 at 12:57 pm

In an act of defiance against Donald Trump’s rhetoric, the Mexican flag will rise at Brooklyn Borough Hall as part of the Cinco de Mayo festivities, Diario de México reports.

The NYC premiere of The War Boys. From left to right, actor Sea McHale playing George, Gabriel Sloyer playing Greg and Wyatt Joseph Fenner playing David. (Photo by Christopher Thompson)

‘The War Boys’: A Timely Tale of the Border

Culture, Featured Posts, Immigration, Mexican April 4, 2017 at 5:06 pm

In its NYC premiere, the gripping play The War Boys explores the emotions and violence that mark the lives of three characters, one of them Mexican-American, who freelance as spotters helping the border patrol along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Mexican presidential candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador (Photo by Marco Reza via Diario de México)

Contentious New York Visit by Mexican Presidential Candidate

Manhattan, Mexican March 14, 2017 at 1:46 pm

During a meeting with the New York Mexican community in which he vowed to defend migrants, Mexican presidential candidate Andrés Manuel López-Obrador was met with cheers and protests, Diario de México USA 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.

Imelda Castillo and husband Artemio Sales (Photo via Diario de México)

Undocumented Mother of Army Members Anxiously Awaits Her Green Card

Government, Immigration, Mexican, Staten Island March 1, 2017 at 4:15 pm

Although she has two children in the U.S. Army and is awaiting her green card, a Staten Island Mexican woman is terrified that Trump will deport her, Diario de México USA 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.

The Sureños identify themselves with the color blue. (Photo by Zaira Cortés via El Diario)

Mexican Gangs Increase Their Presence in Corona

Crime, Mexican, Queens February 21, 2017 at 5:09 pm

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.

Mole (Photo by Simone Smith, Creative Commons license)

‘Mole’ Fair Brings Mexican Flavor to Westchester

Food, Mexican, New York May 12, 2016 at 3:24 pm

A fair dedicated to the Mexican sauce mole will take place next Sunday in New Rochelle, Diario de México reports.

Natalia Méndez and her husband, Antonio Saavedra, are the owners of Mexican restaurant La Morada, located on Willis Avenue in The Bronx. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

A Bronx Restaurant Stands Up to Trump

Bronx, Business, Food, Immigration, Mexican May 10, 2016 at 1:45 pm

The owners of a Bronx restaurant publicly declare they are undocumented and intend to become a role model in the fight for the right to be entrepreneurs, El Diario/La Prensa reports.