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Darwin Rodríguez has collected 182,000 signatures against Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro (Photo by Gerardo Romo via El Diario/La Prensa)

Venezuelans Take to the Streets – and Web

Featured Posts, Government, Latino, New York, Video, Voices' Picks February 28, 2014 at 7:36 pm

El Diario reports on the various forms of protests against President Nicolas Maduro by Venezuelans in NY.

Super Bowl Boulevard in Midtown Manhattan. (Photo by Vincent Lim Show Chen, Creative Commons license)

Heralding the ‘New York’ Super Bowl

African American, Food, Jewish, Labor, Metro Area January 31, 2014 at 3:58 pm

The community and ethnic press writes on Kosher food, Latino vendors, human traffiking and Richard Sherman.

Rosario Arvelo receiving groceries at the Bronx Spanish Evangelical Church. (Photo by Cristina Loboguerrero via El Diario-La Prensa).

Many Can’t Afford Turkey for Thanksgiving

Economy, Food, Latino, Social Services November 25, 2013 at 4:22 pm

Unemployment, low wages and cuts to food stamp programs are making families struggle to make ends meet. Even charity organizations can’t provide proper Thanksgiving meals for those in need, El Diario-La Prensa reports.

Jannett Rosero and her family saw their New Jersey house submerged under 22 feet of water. (Photo by Humberto Arellano via El Diario-La Prensa)

A Year After Sandy, Still Poor, Displaced

Environment, In the News, Metro Area October 25, 2013 at 5:04 pm

As the first year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approaches, El Diario-La Prensa reports on Latinos in Staten Island and New Jersey who are far from recovered. One family left their native Honduras after the devastation of Hurricane Mitch to find the same fate in New York 14 years later.

Photo Jeanette Hanneman via the National Parks Conservation Association, Creative Commons license

Immigrants, Minorities, Poor Feel Sting of Shutdown

The effects of the shutdown depends on its duration but some locals are already feeling the effects.

In N.Y., Trayvon’s Verdict Hits Close to Home

In N.Y., Trayvon’s Verdict Hits Close to Home

African American, Crime, Featured Posts, Latino July 16, 2013 at 6:41 pm

When jurors found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, a barrage of protests erupted from the streets of New York and across the nation in the form of protests, chants, signs, and writings. New York’s ethnic media documents and reports on reactions from streets rallies to reaction essays.

Vanessa Rivera-Abusaker and Sussie Lozada. (Photo by Victor Matos via El Diario-La Prensa)

Latina Muslims Face Ridicule, Find Peace

El Diario-La Prensa profiles three Latinas who have converted to Islam and face harassment from fellow Hispanics. From being called “Talibana” to trying to balance a religion seen as disparate, the women nonetheless hold strong to Islam, where they’ve found peace of mind.

The mission of the cooperatives is to create sources of employment for the many affected by Hurricane Sandy. (Photo by Cristina Loboguerrero via El Diario-La Prensa)

Occupy Sandy Launches Job Co-ops

Brooklyn, Business, Environment, In the News, Latino, Queens May 17, 2013 at 1:24 pm

Members of Occupy Sandy have launched a cooperative program in Far Rockaway, Queens, intended to train residents with building their own business, in hopes of creating jobs for an area hit hard by Hurricane Sandy, reports El Diario-La Prensa.

The city's Immigrant Bridge Program could increase the earning potential of foreign-trained immigrants with advanced degrees. (Photo by Ivan Baldivieso, Flickr Creative Commons License)

City Job Program Includes Help for Professional Immigrants

Economy, Immigration, Politics March 28, 2013 at 3:40 pm

The city has launched eight programs to foster job training and employment opportunities for low-income New Yorkers, including one for immigrants with advanced degrees and in-demand skills, El Diario-La Prensa reports.

Powerball jackpot winner Pedro Quezada and his wife Inés Sánchez. (Photo by Cristina Loboguerrero via El Diario-La Prensa).

One Lottery Ticket, Many Winners

Caribbean, In the News, Latino, Metro Area, South Asian March 27, 2013 at 5:01 pm

After Pedro Quezada won the $338 million Powerball jackpot, El Diario focused on his Dominican background, while Desi Talk concentrated on the Indian native who owned the store that sold the winning ticket.

Domestic abuse victims criticized the NYPD for their handling of cases where a language barrier existed. The victims received public support from Councilwoman Gale Brewer (bottom left) and Sin-Yin Chen, of the Center for Asian Women Crime Victims (far right), with domestic abuse victim Arlet Macareno speaking (center). (Photo by Anthony Navarrete/Legal Services NYC via World Journal)

Domestic Violence Victims Sue NYPD

Crime, East Asian, Health, In the News, Latino March 27, 2013 at 1:18 pm

Immigrant women who survived domestic violence filed a lawsuit against the NYPD for denying interpretation services when reporting a crime, according to local news outlets. Victims found police siding with the abuser or had restraining orders denied.

Parishioners flocked to St. Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan to celebrate the election of Francis I, the first Pope from Latin America. (Photo by Humberto Arellano via El Diario/La Prensa)

Nice Pope But Where Are The Reforms?

Latino, Religion March 14, 2013 at 10:48 pm

As the Vatican elected its first Latin American Pope, New York’s ethnic and community newspapers covered a range of reaction, from local priests to Latinos to gays, many of whom urged Francis I to bring reforms to the Church.

Vigil for Hugo Chávez in the Venezuelan Consulate of New York (Photo by Mariela Lombard, via El Diario/La Prensa).

Chávez’s Death Met With Grief, Relief

In the News, Latino, Politics, South American March 7, 2013 at 4:20 pm

The passing of Hugo Chávez last Tuesday has been felt in New York City, where dozens of people mourned the Venezuelan President in a memorial vigil at the Venezuelan Consulate, while others welcomed his passing, El Diario/La Prensa and Hunts Point Express report.

Jovita González outside Leonard Covello Center in El Barrio. (Photo by Humberto Arellano via EDLP)

Women, Latinos part of Romney’s 47%

Elections 2012, New York, Politics September 25, 2012 at 10:53 am

Mitt Romney’s supporters might have wanted to distance themselves from the “47 percent” remark but some in the community and ethnic media embraced it, declaring that their constituencies are part of the 47 percent.

"I hope that politicans can solve the big problems, like domestic violence, corruption and the economy," said Claudia Sánchez while waving the Dominican flag. (Photo by Gerardo Romo/EDLP)

Dominicans in NYC Gear Up For Sunday’s Presidential Elections

Caribbean, Dominican, Politics May 17, 2012 at 7:53 pm

The Dominican Republic will hold its presidential and congressional elections this Sunday, and with 1.4 million Dominicans living in the United States — and nearly 600,000 in New York City alone — the election in this country of just under 10 million could end up being decided by those in the diaspora.