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Máximo Padilla (izq.) presidente del Comité del Dominicano en el Exterior, afirma que "Aduanas no puede prohíbir a una persona que le mande ropa usada a un familiar". A la der., Andrés Castillo dice que la medida afectará a su familia. (Photo by José Acosta/EDLP)

Dominican Families Hampered by Ban on Shipping Used Clothes

Latino, Transportation, Video August 8, 2012 at 3:42 pm

The Dominican Republic has re-instituted a law from 1973 that prohibits the importing of used clothes. With Dominicans in New York often sending clothes to family on the island, the ban has triggered concern in the local community, according to a report translated from El Diario/La Prensa.

Tailor to the Stars Donates Suits to Struggling Job-Seekers

Tailor to the Stars Donates Suits to Struggling Job-Seekers

South Asian March 1, 2012 at 2:21 pm

The New York-based tailor Mohan Ramchandani of Mohan’s Custom Tailors, known for dressing sports stars, has a new clientele for his bespoke suits: 17 men with troubled pasts who just graduated from a job training program.

Orthodox women push limits of modesty

Orthodox women push limits of modesty

Brooklyn, Culture, Featured Posts October 5, 2011 at 12:50 pm

A new generation of observant Jewish women wants to obey religious dictates but look sexy, too.