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.

(Image via Diario de México video below)

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.

Ángelo Cabrera, happy to be back in New York. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Ángelo Cabrera Joins Baruch College

Mexican, New York April 8, 2016 at 2:18 pm

After being pardoned by immigration authorities, Ángelo Cabrera, will now promote DACA and DAPA at Baruch College, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Miguel Gamboa and Héctor Saucedo

For Two Mexican Musicians, a Haven from Violence

Culture, Mexican, New York April 7, 2016 at 1:21 pm

Diario de México interviews two classically-trained musicians who crossed the border to escape violence and have since found solace – and some notoriety – performing on the streets of NYC.

(Photo via Diario de México)

Asking Mexican Immigrants for Investments Instead of Remittances

Immigration, Labor, Mexican January 12, 2017 at 12:16 pm

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.

Angelo Cabrera to Come Home

Angelo Cabrera to Come Home

Immigration, Mexican April 1, 2016 at 1:36 pm

Angelo Cabrera, a Mexican community leader and the subject of a New York Times piece, announced that he will be able to go back home to NYC.

(Photo via Reporte Hispano)

In NJ, Mexicans Are Not Moving, At Least for Now

Government, Immigration, Metro Area, Mexican January 11, 2017 at 2:58 pm

Despite post-election fears of massive deportations, the large Mexican community in New Jersey does not show signs of going away, Reporte Hispano reports.

Leobardo Santillán keeps his hopes up. (Photo by Marco Meza via Diario de México)

Mexican Activist Who Held Hunger Strike Recovers in Hospital

Manhattan, Mexican April 1, 2016 at 12:43 pm

The Mexican activist who staged a hunger strike is recovering in the hospital and claims he has been mistreated by U.N. guards, Diario de México reports.