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Organizers say local officials have violated the city’s right-to-shelter law and doubled down on ineffective strategies for sheltering asylum seekers.
Yormaly Bulanger, a 26-year-old former accounting student from Venezuela, arrived in New York three months ago with her partner and their 5-year-old son — part of a group of 22,000 migrants, mostly Venezuelans, that have arrived in the city since April.
The proposal would allow noncitizens who have been lawful permanent residents of the city for at least 30 days, as well as those authorized to work in the U.S., to help select the city’s mayor, city council members, borough presidents, comptroller, and public advocate.
Stickers bearing the dog’s image jumping a turnstile appeared on subway walls and trains.
The jury deliberated for over a week as they considered a staggering amount of evidence in the case against Guzmán.
Queens Organizers Hold Multilingual ‘No Amazon’ Day-Long Event as Retail Giant Reconsiders New York City HQ2
Organizers said they provided frontline communities with information around issues that often get lost in translation.
Demand counties, companies and all institutions end contracts with federal immigration agency.
The board met. People protested.
Gentrification —the influx of residents, usually middle to upper class, into an urban area who in turn cause an uptick in property values and rent— is nearly as old as human history: historians note incidences of gentrification in Ancient Rome, when wealthy residents and commercial property owners bought out poorer areas to build large markets and […]
Thanks to Saturday Night Live, now everyone is up on New York City’s new marijuana policy. If you missed it, here’s the clip. And legally, it was correct: From now on, merely possessing less than 25 grams of weed in public won’t get you arrested. But it will get you a summons, and you’ll have […]
Our own Rebecca Beard of RebeccaBeard.com was in New York City yesterday to chronicle the May Day march in lower Manhattan. Here is a video of her shots. Music by Los Planetas.
Originally posted on NYC LATINO POLITICS. Boricuas for a Positive Image will join the NYC Chapter of the Labor Council of Latin American Advancement on Thursday January 12 at 5:30 pm at the front of the ABC Building on 66th and Columbus in New York City. Here is a video of the initial demonstration from […]
Today, the Latino Rebels are proud to present a charity event for #LatinoLit icon Miguel Algarín, the co-founder of the Nuyorican Poets Café. The event, which will feature over 30 performers, will start today July 24 at the Phoenix Bar in the East Village. You can donate online here. The iconic Miguel Algarín is a […]
Who said that social media does not work? It isn’t about the numbers, it is about the passion and connecting with the right people. This afternoon, MillerCoors decided to pull down the EMBORÍCUATE ads that had sparked controversy in the Puerto Rican community in New York City as they prepared for next Sunday’s Puerto Rican […]
Spanish-language networks Telemundo and Univision suffered audience losses in the past few years. Newspaper distribution rates were also negatively impacted.
“As I watched TV coverage of the wildfires incinerating Maui… a single thought raged in my head: Colonialism is a brutal, never-ending story… The footage triggered memories of Hurricane María, which devastated Puerto Rico in 2017 and transformed the archipelago into a rich man’s paradise—and a no man’s land for many Puerto Ricans.”
With a generational shift against the status quo, a growing reluctance among Puerto Ricans to see their islands become part of an increasingly authoritarian nation, and now a battle between its two leading figures —Gov. Pedro Pierluisi and Resident Commissioner Jenniffer González-Colón, a Trump supporter— the ruling pro-statehood New Progressive Party’s days seem numbered.
Cozy murder is back! Season three of the Hulu mystery series ‘Only Murders in the Building’ returns Tuesday, August 8, with stars Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez reprising their roles as unlikely sleuths Charles, Oliver and Mabel.
Total sales revenue generated by Latin recorded music in the U.S. surpassed $1 billion in 2022, according to data from the Recording Industry Association of America. And as Latino music continues to dominate the mainstream, cumbia is one genre that embraces its tradition while exploring new interpretations.
During Latino Conservation Week, which ended Sunday, July 23, the organization Latino Outdoors held a series of events aimed at encouraging communities to get outside and preserve natural areas.
The prevalence of long COVID among Latinos —who are more likely to report symptoms of long COVID compared with non-Latinos— could worsen longstanding health inequities and force families to make tough decisions around treatment.