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Eric Gonzalez (center) celebrated his campaign victory at the Williamsburg Hotel surrounded by his wife Dagmar (second from left), his three sons and Lu-Shawn Thompson (right), the widow of the late Ken Thompson. (Photo by Rob Abruzzese via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

Few Surprises on Primary Day

Elections 2017, New York September 13, 2017 at 2:56 pm

Community publications across the city covered notable and close results in the Sept. 12 primaries.

Council members at a hearing. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

City Council Races a Test to Latino and Women’s Power 

Elections 2017, Government, Latino, Politics, Women August 14, 2017 at 4:58 pm

As women’s representation in the New York City Council may be diminished after the upcoming municipal election, some worry that Melissa Mark-Viverito’s exit will also portend a weakened Latino influence, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Carlina Rivera (Photo via El Diario)

Housing and Immigration, Priorities For Latina Running For City Council

Latino, Manhattan, Politics, Women March 21, 2017 at 5:18 pm

City Council candidate Carlina Rivera, of Puerto Rican heritage, seeks to bring on a new generation of Latina leaders in the city, as 3 of 4 Latina council members end their term this year, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

(Photo by Gustavo Martínez Contreras)

El Diario: A Dying Newspaper Writes Its Final Pages

Featured Posts, Latino, Media, New York, Voices' Picks January 25, 2016 at 10:21 pm

Some are concerned that El Diario, now manned by a skeleton crew and forced to work with dwindling resources, has lost the influence it once wielded as the city’s largest and oldest Spanish-language newspaper.

Jeff Mulligan outside City Hall on Feb. 17 (Photo by Gerard Flynn via The Villager)

Will Irish LGBT Groups Get to March on St. Patrick’s?

LGBTQ, Traditions, Western European February 19, 2015 at 3:49 pm

Irish LGBT groups plan to boycott the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, The Villager and Gay City News report, unless parade officials permit Irish LGBT representation – which Irish Voice reports may yet happen.

Janvieve Williams Comrie is one of the cofounders of a small cooperative called Ginger Moon that makes healthy meals for pregnant women and new mothers. (Photo by Gwynne Hogan/ Voices of NY)

Support Worker Co-ops, Advocates Tell City Council

Featured Posts, Labor May 14, 2014 at 10:39 pm

Supporters of worker cooperatives request funding to help these nascent businesses grow.

Re-election Bids May Face Mayor’s Wrath After Stop-and-Frisk Vote

Re-election Bids May Face Mayor’s Wrath After Stop-and-Frisk Vote

Elections 2013, Government, Latino, Politics July 5, 2013 at 3:56 pm

Latino City Council members seeking re-election could be among those targeted by Mayor Bloomberg for voting in favor of the Community Safety Act which curbs the practice of stop-and-frisk, reports El Diario-La Prensa. The mayor is planning to use his money to fight against the re-election campaigns of the act’s supporters.