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(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.

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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.

(Photo by SB News via the Home Reporter)

Marking Cinco de Mayo & Mother’s Day

Brooklyn, Mexican, Traditions May 9, 2016 at 4:58 pm

The Home Reporter reports on a Cinco de Mayo and Mother’s Day celebration May 8 in Sunset Park.

Poblano Pride behind Sustainable Farming Program

Poblano Pride behind Sustainable Farming Program

Bronx, Business, Environment, Food, Metro Area, Mexican, New York May 6, 2016 at 12:09 pm

A family of Mexican immigrant farmers is part of an innovative business initiative in The Bronx, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Nicolás Aguilar, owner of Nicomex, says that local merchants are in waiting mode. (Photo via Diario de México USA)

Mexican Importers Fear Trump’s Tariffs Will Bring Inflation

Business, Metro Area, Mexican February 8, 2017 at 12:38 pm

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.

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Mexicans Celebrate Candlemas In New York

Mexican, New York, Religion February 3, 2017 at 3:24 pm

Local Mexicans celebrated the traditional “La Candelaria” (Candlemas) day by dressing up Baby Jesus figurines, Diario de México USA reports.

Virginia, along with two other Mexicans living in NYC, shares her views on whether Mexican President Enrique Peña-Nieto should come to the U.S. Watch their videos below.

NYC Mexicans: Mexico Should Not Pay for the Wall

Mexican, New York, Video January 27, 2017 at 4:56 pm

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.

Some of the pictures of the exhibition “Faces of DAPA and DACA.” (Photo El Diario)

Photo Exhibit Puts a Face to DAPA and DACA Case

Brooklyn, Immigration, Mexican April 15, 2016 at 5:27 pm

Brooklyn Borough Hall is hosting an exhibition about immigrants who will be affected by the Supreme Court decision on DACA and DAPA, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Víctor Navarrete, co-owner of Fragole, in Brooklyn. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

From Busboy to Fancy Restaurant Entrepreneur

Brooklyn, Business, Food, Mexican January 24, 2017 at 11:50 am

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.