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Thursday, October 27th, 2016

When Hispanic Teens Vanished, Did New York Police Do Enough?

*The MS13 gang is thought to be responsible for the disappearances, but these victims and suspects are Latino young men so the cases are not priorities. VL By Frank Eltman And Michael Balsamo, Associated Press/ABC News (4 minute read) Hispanic teenagers began vanishing last winter in Brentwood, a working-class suburb 40 miles east of New

Friday, April 15th, 2016

Going Home to The Bronx

*I post this because I enjoyed reading it. You won’t find politics here, or any sort of controversy. It’s just a reporter going back to a place he once called home, and remembering people and places and...

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Do Latino Neighborhoods Have More to Fear from Gentrification?

*A fascinating read! It turns out that traditional Latino neighborhoods are more prone to gentrification because new white residents are less likely to move into a neighborhood that has a majority of black people. VL By Daniel...

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Harlem’s Spanish Christian Church Devastated By Natural Gas Explosion

By Chris Kirkham, Huffington Post Latino Voices Carmen Vargas-Rosa, a lifelong member of the Christian evangelical church at the center of the Harlem building collapse, said church members are still trying to find at least two tenants who...

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Latino creates an international film festival – for children

By Kristina Puga, NBCLatino Armando Guareño always thought he’d be a doctor when he grew up, but when it came time for college, he says he just couldn’t deny his first love — film. “I remember going to...

Friday, March 8th, 2013

New York Prepares to Open Office Devoted to Immigrants

By Elisabeth Llorente, Fox News Latino New York State will soon become the latest place to open an agency focused on immigrants, according to El Diario La Prensa. In the coming months, the state will open the Office...

Monday, January 7th, 2013

Carrion: New York Ready for Latino Mayor

By Michael Howard Saul, Wall Street Journal Click on picture to read story.

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

NY Taking Steps to Preserve Spanish Language

By Hispanically Speaking News Politicians, academics, writers and other representatives of Latino culture took the first step on Wednesday in promoting an initiative that seeks to save and preserve Spanish in New York. “Who doesn’t like it...

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Latino Student Awarded $1 Million for High School Harassment

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco For almost three and one half years Anthony Zeno put up with racial harassment at his rural New York High School, until he could take it no longer, left, and earned a high...

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Photo Collection: Immigrants as Superheros

By Angelina, Our Tiempo “Superheroes: Latino Immigrants Who Make New York,” is now on display at Columbia University. Photographer Dulce Pinzón has captured images of New York immigrants who daily overcome long and hard working conditions just...

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Mexican Americans Key To Future Latino Growth In The U.S.

The Pew Hispanic Center has released a new set of data that allows readers to get a more spatial understanding of Hispanic populations in America. This interactive map spans 1980 to the present, and shows the important things...

Monday, March 19th, 2012

Rock, Hip-Hop, Punk From NYC, Panama, Mexico, Paris, At SXSW

Austin, Texas — The second night of music at SXSW started off with a promising showcase with Andrea Balency Trio and Torreblanca at Buffalo Billiards.  Andrea Balency, born in Paris but now living in Mexico, had already begun...

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Super Bowl XLVI By The Numbers

By the U.S. Census Bureau Super Bowl XLVI will be played Feb. 5 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, which will be the first time the Super Bowl has been played in Indiana. Indianapolis is the northernmost...

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

In NYC, Pop-Up Playgrounds Get Kids Physically Active

The prevalence of obesity in United States children has reached epidemic proportions. The most recent national estimates suggest that the prevalence of at-risk-for-overweight continues to remain alarmingly high, with no signs of decreasing. Currently, 31.0% of children 6 to...

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