Post Tagged with: "Mexicans"

Compañía de Danza Mexicana Calpulli’s mission is to showcase and expand Mexican culture. (Photo provided to El Diario)

Calpulli: Bringing Mexican Dance and Traditions to the Community

Culture, Mexican, New York May 13, 2019 at 3:39 pm

The Calpulli Mexican Dance Company offers Mexican dance classes around the city for people of all ages, El Diario La Prensa reports.

ndrés Hipólito Morales left Mexico when he was 22. Now, he has his own flower business in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. (Photo by José Martínez via El Diario)

As López Obrador Takes Office, Mexicans in US are Hopeful

Government, Mexican, New York December 3, 2018 at 4:55 pm

As President Andrés Manuel López Obrador takes office, Mexicans in New York and Los Angeles express hope for less corruption and violence back home, more respect for nationals in the U.S., and a focus on such issues as education and women’s rights, El Diario/La Prensa and La Opinión report.

The NYC premiere of The War Boys. From left to right, actor Sea McHale playing George, Gabriel Sloyer playing Greg and Wyatt Joseph Fenner playing David. (Photo by Christopher Thompson)

‘The War Boys’: A Timely Tale of the Border

Culture, Featured Posts, Immigration, Mexican April 4, 2017 at 5:06 pm

In its NYC premiere, the gripping play The War Boys explores the emotions and violence that mark the lives of three characters, one of them Mexican-American, who freelance as spotters helping the border patrol along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Some protesters called for the departure of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto. (Photo by Humberto Arellano via El Diario)

Mexican Immigrants Protest Disappearance of Students

Mexican, Youth October 16, 2014 at 5:55 pm

Mexican immigrants demanded justice in front of the Mexican consulate for the 43 education students who disappeared in Iguala, Mexico, after they allegedly clashed with the police, El Diario reports.

Chocolate is made from mixing sugar with cocoa paste and cocoa butter. (Photo via Diario de Mexico)

Mexican Chocolate Co-op Stems Migration North

Business, Food, In the News, Mexican, Women August 28, 2014 at 4:17 pm

Building a successful artisanal chocolate co-op in one Mexican town was the response of some local women to mass emigration to the U.S., reports Diario de Mexico.

Eduardo Penaloza decided to do something on behalf of Mexican nationals living in the tri-state area. (Photo via Diario de Mexico)

Mexicans in NY Come Together on Facebook

In the News, Mexican, New York, Technology July 22, 2014 at 1:14 pm

Spelling and soccer are just some of the topics discussed on a Facebook page created to bring together Mexicans in the city, reports Diario de Mexico.

Garlic is used to attract positive energy. (Photo via Diario de Mexico)

Male Garlic, Other Talismans, Carried for Luck

In the News, Metro Area, Mexican, Religion July 18, 2014 at 2:51 pm

In New Jersey, traditional Mexican talismans and religious objects appeal to Latinos seeking good luck, Diario de Mexico reports.

Alyshia Gálvez (Photo via Diario de Mexico)

A Fighter for NY’s Mexican Community

Education, Immigration, Mexican, New York, Women, Youth June 25, 2014 at 12:03 pm

Anthropologist Alyshia Gálvez, director of the CUNY Institute of Mexican Studies, advocates for Mexican immigrant youth and women and promotes knowledge of Mexico’s history, reports Diario de Mexico.

Nacy, Edison and Bryan Macancela buying flags on Roosevelt Ave. (Photo by Gustavo Martínez via El Diario).

Fans Around NYC Set for World Cup Kickoff

Latino, Metro Area, Sports June 12, 2014 at 2:00 pm

El Diario/La Prensa is running a series of reports on the spirit of the 2014 World Cup in the city’s Latino neighborhoods.

Jaime Lucero, founder of Casa Puebla, is in charge of the Cinco de Mayo festival in Flushing Park in Queens. (Photo by Javier Castaño via Queens Latino)

Jaime Lucero: Mexican Entrepreneur and Visionary

Mexican May 13, 2014 at 12:15 pm

Queens Latino speaks with the Mexican entrepreneur and Casa Puebla founder about the growing size of the Mexican community, and how it can gain more political influence.

According to the Consulate General of Mexico in NY, more than 40 percent of Mexicans in the tristate area are from Puebla, Mexico, the majority of which live in Passaic, N.J. (Photo by Zaira Cortés via El Diario-La Prensa)

Passaic, NJ: A Home for Mexicans from Puebla

Immigration, In the News, Metro Area, Mexican January 22, 2014 at 5:23 pm

Passaic, N.J. is a magnet for Mexicans coming from Puebla, with a third generation now establishing itself and buoying the local economy, reports El Diario-La Prensa.

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.

Possible Mexican Team Elimination Sparks Worries in U.S.

Possible Mexican Team Elimination Sparks Worries in U.S.

Mexican, Sports October 10, 2013 at 3:18 pm

If Mexico’s national team fails to qualify for the 2014 Brazil World Cup, business losses will follow.

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.

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.