Puerto Ricans in Paterson, NJ celebrate their 44th national parade boasting more political power than ever but with clouds on the horizon, Reporte Hispano reports.
Thousands are expected for the Boricua Festival “Salsa at the Waterfront” in Sunset Park on June 25, reports Brooklyn Reporter.
El Diario/La Prensa takes a look at the state of Puerto Rican theater in New York, from up-and-coming acts to veteran companies such as Pregones.
Under new management since 2013, the Julia de Burgos Cultural Center is a mainstay of Latino culture in El Barrio with a host of free events, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
One of the Hispanic victims of the Orlando massacre lived in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The 59th National Puerto Rican Day Parade on Sunday was a celebration of the island’s culture, while many protested the recent federal legislation to address its fiscal crisis, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
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.
New York artist Edgardo Miranda-Rodríguez will unveil female superhero “La Borinqueña” at the National Puerto Rican Day Parade, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Thousands gathered at the traditional 152nd Street Cultural Festival in the Bronx to dance to the Puerto Rican rhythms of bomba, plena, salsa and reggaetón, Impacto New York reports.
Sunset Park’s second annual Puerto Rican Day Parade and Festival will honor Yvonne Cruz, who played a large part in organizing the first Puerto Rican Day parade in the Brooklyn neighborhood in decades, writes Home Reporter.
The 59th National Puerto Rican Day Parade will provide a platform to educate the public about the island’s crisis, and honor LGBT activists, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
A recent Diaspora Summit brought together politicians and concerned Puerto Ricans to discuss the island’s future – and launched the Center for Puerto Rican Studies into a new, more activist role.
A photo essay entitled “Portraits of Resilience” features photos of Puerto Rican millennials who are experiencing one of the greatest economic crises in the island’s history. Hunts Point Express speaks to photographer Edwin Torres.
The Puerto Rican diaspora, a community with strong ties to the troubled island, is struggling to come up with solutions to help guide Puerto Rico to a better future.
Latina activist Alice Cardona was honored by having a street in Woodside named after her, reports Times Ledger.