Post Tagged with: "Mexican Consulate"

Slavery in Mexico was abolished in 1829, four decades earlier than in the United States. Today, 1.4 million Mexicans identify as Afro-descendants. (Photo via Impacto Latino)

Exhibit Illuminates Afro-Mexican Heritage

African, Mexican November 28, 2017 at 3:18 pm

The Mexican consulate in New York opened the exhibition “Afro-Mexicans: Pride and Sense of Belonging,” about this little-known community, Impacto Latino reports.

Roberto Rodríguez (Photo via El Diario)

When an Immigrant Dies and Nobody Claims the Body

Bronx, Crime, Mexican May 25, 2016 at 5:29 pm

El Diario/La Prensa explores the isolation experienced by immigrants in the city through the case of a Mexican immigrant whose body remained in the Office of Chief Medical Examiner for days without anybody claiming him.

(Photo by Héctor Calderón via Diario de México)

New York Mexican Sports Federation is Inaugurated

Metro Area, Mexican, Sports March 31, 2016 at 12:57 pm

Seeking to bring together all Mexican sports leagues in the tri-state area, the new Mexican Sports Federation of New York has 1,000 members, Diario de México reports.

(Photo by Héctor Calderón via Diario de México)

Mexican Jokes at Spanish-Language Radio Show Stir Outrage

Media, Mexican, New York March 25, 2016 at 2:47 pm

New York Mexican groups staged a protest in front of a popular Spanish-language radio station because of jokes they deemed insulting towards Mexicans, Diario de México reports.

A detail of Irma Bohórquez photographic exhibit, which highlights how Mexican immigrants recreate their culinary customs and traditions, including preparing tamales and Christmas buñuelos, as well as cleaning nopales for cooking. (Photo via Impacto)

Photo Exhibit Documents Mexican Community on Staten Island

Culture, Mexican, Staten Island December 20, 2016 at 2:14 pm

The Mexican-American photographer and activist documents the Mexican community on Staten Island in a photo exhibit at the Mexican consulate in New York, Impacto New York reports.

Workers at a construction site in New York (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

City Seeks to Halt Hispanic Construction Worker Deaths

Labor, Latino, New York October 25, 2016 at 5:52 pm

The Manhattan district attorney has launched a campaign to crack down on fake OSHA cards, which may be behind the death of many Hispanic construction workers, and exchange them for free safety training hours, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

A monthly demonstration is held by Mexicans in front of their country’s consulate in Manhattan. (Photo by Mexican American Photography via Queens Latino)

Mexicans in NYC Protest against Their Country’s Government

Manhattan, Mexican September 7, 2016 at 1:22 pm

Mexican activists stage monthly protests against their “corrupted and criminal” native country’s government in front of the Mexican consulate, Queens Latino reports.

(Photo via Diario de México)

Local Mexicans Ask More of New Consul

Mexican, New York June 29, 2016 at 2:57 pm

As the new Mexican consul in New York takes office, readers of Diario de México are demanding more involvement with the community and services.

Movie Follows ‘Dreamer’ Who Ran from New York to California

Movie Follows ‘Dreamer’ Who Ran from New York to California

Immigration, Mexican June 22, 2016 at 4:47 pm

Dreamer Carlos Ibarra, who ran from New York to California in 72 days, presents his documentary “Run Carlos Run” about his journey, Reporte Hispano reports.

Protestors in front of the Mexican Consulate on Oct. 23 (Photo by Pamela Granda for Voices of NY)

Mexicans in NYC Demand Accountability for Missing Students

Crime, Featured Posts, Mexican, Voices' Picks October 24, 2014 at 1:36 pm

Mexicans in NYC gathered Oct. 23 in front of the Mexican consulate to protest the disappearance of 43 Mexican student teachers in the state of Iguala last month.

Leticia Ponce tendrá que mostrar una mejoría en su salud para poder ir a su pueblo Jolalpan. (Photo vía Diario de Mexico)

Dying Woman Dreams of Returning Home

Health, Immigration, Latino, Metro Area, Mexican November 12, 2013 at 3:14 pm

A dying Mexican woman who wants to spend the last days of her life in the place where she was born faces two hurdles to make her wish come true, reports Diario de México.

Mexican businesses in the tri-state area will display donation boxes in their shops.  (Photo via El Diario de México)

Mexican Biz Launch Hurricane Relief Campaign

Environment, Mexican October 9, 2013 at 4:39 pm

Local businesses announced last week the Dollar for Mexico initiative, a 15-day fundraising campaign with the goal to raise at least $250,000 for relief efforts in the country that was hard hit by back-to-back hurricanes that killed over 100 people.

Goya Foods delivered a $50,000 check to fund the program. (Photo by Zaira Cortés via El Diario-La Prensa)

Mexican Service Workers Get Chance to Obtain Professional Certification

Education, Food, In the News, Labor, Mexican May 15, 2013 at 5:26 pm

Mexican service workers will be able to obtain professional certificates through a 15 week program of study in the basics of hotel administration, math and English offered by CUNY and funded by the Mexican state of Puebla, Goya Foods and CUNY.