Writing in Queens Latino, columnist Arturo I. Sanchez discusses the “celebratory ignorance” surrounding Hispanic Heritage Month.
El Contralor de la Ciudad de Nueva York Scott M. Stringer escribe en este artículo de opinión para Voices of New York sobre los esfuerzos de su oficina para contactar a más de 1.000 trabajadores a quienes les deben $5 millones en salarios y beneficios, los cuales les fueron negados por contratistas financiados por la ciudad.
New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer writes in this Op-Ed for Voices of New York about his office’s effort to reach more than 1,000 workers who are owed $5 million in prevailing wages and benefits that they were deprived of by city-funded contractors.
This Impacto New York op-ed lists the accomplishments and challenges of the Dominican community in New York, from political and educational successes to a coming demographic downturn.
In this op-ed published in El Diario/La Prensa, a U.S.-born daughter of immigrants tells of the legal ordeal her parents went through when seeking a green card.
For the past six months, Queens Latino has been trying to get a response from elected officers about the status of the planned expansion of the Jackson Heights business improvement district, to no avail.
In this editorial, the editor of La Voz reflects on a recent meeting with congressmen in the Hudson Valley, and says people should “use democracy as it should be used.”
The Bukharian Times reports on community efforts to protect the community following numerous arsons of homes owned by members of the Bukharian Jewish community in Queens.
In the wake of a controversy over a Korean spa’s 24-hour service in Palisades Park, New Jersey, an opinion piece in The Korea Times explains Korean spa culture.
The publisher and editor in chief of the Amsterdam News urges that the police once again become community partners.
In the wake of the Paris attacks, some counterarguments to the worries over admitting refugees, in City Limits – and from Mayor Bill de Blasio.
In this opinion piece, a member of the Humanities Department at the Universidad de Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, puts forward some new ideas for solving the island’s crisis.
The Korean community in Palisades Park, New Jersey, has succeeded in getting the mayor to reverse a plan to increase parking fees in the business area, which is dominated by Korean-owned businesses, Korea Daily reports.
An editorial in The Haitian Times explores the broader implications of the Dominican Republic’s actions against Dominico-Haitians.
In an opinion piece, Javier Castaño of Queens Latino mourns the loss of the Latino Cultural Festival, which comes at a time when city officials say they want to encourage cultural activities in city neighborhoods.