By Sandra Guzman | 09/06/2013 - 12:50
It’s a testament to the tenacity of John Liu, the City’s Comptroller and mayoral candidate, that despite the devastating decision by the New York City Campaign Finance board to deny him public matching funds recently after three of his fundraisers were found guilty of campaign fraud, he is still in the Democratic primary race. And he is not quitting. “It’s a terrible decision and very unfortunate,” he says. “But we’re going full speed ahead.”
By Sandra Guzman | 09/06/2013 - 11:05
New York City mayoral candidate Christine Quinn is fond of saying that her favorite New Yorkers are Patience and Fortitude, the two majestic lions that guard the entrance of the city’s grand public library on the famed Fifth Avenue. She’ll need plenty of both as her quest to become the city’s first female mayor nears the finish line.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/07/2013 - 11:52
It's hard to believe anyone would ever think of putting a baby up for sale, but this one young Latino did just that.
Fox News Latino reports that police arrested 23-year-old Staten Island, New York resident Paul Marquez, after he tried to sell his girlfriend's two-month-old daughter on Craigslist for $100.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/24/2013 - 14:00
It was just a mere three weeks ago that we heard about a pair of Whole Foods workers being suspended for speaking Spanish while on the job. Whole Foods has since stated that they would be revising their language policy. Now a similar case appears to be going on in New York.
By Sugey Palomares | 05/29/2013 - 10:05
Many New York City hospitals anticipated a 10 to 30 percent increase in baby births due to Hurricane Sandy rocking the Tri-State area last October. The assumption is that once the electricity went out, the lack of television and lights got couples ‘in the mood.’ Of course, walking to the corner store or bodega for a box of condoms was out of the question.
By Sugey Palomares | 03/22/2013 - 10:16
Legal Services NYC filed a lawsuit on behalf of five Spanish-speaking domestic violence victims who claim that they were not provided translators, mocked and arrested instead of their abusers, reports The Daily News.
By Tom Castaneda | 01/31/2013 - 12:34
New York City is commonly known as “The City of Dreams,” with people from all over the world coming to the Big Apple each year to pursue their dreams. As Alicia Keys sings in her “Empire State of Mind” collaboration with Jay-Z, New York City is a “concrete jungle where dreams are made of. There's nothing you can't do, now you're in New York. These streets will make you feel brand new. The lights will inspire you. Let's hear it for New York, New York, New York.”
By Jill Pankow | 11/13/2012 - 14:30
Come the end of the month, Brooklyn’s new Barclays Center will be heating up, and all for a great cause.
Musicians Juan Luis Guerra and Juanes will play together on one stage in an effort to help the victims of hurricane Sandy not only in spirit, but in finances as well. The much anticipated concert to be held on Saturday November 24, 2012, has promised to donate 100% of the money it raises to the American Red Cross.
By Sugey Palomares | 02/22/2012 - 14:15
- Dining out has taken a new meaning for Alex Rodriguez! The Yankees player has developed a bizarre ritual of bringing his own food to restaurants while spring training in Tampa, Florida. A-Rod and his wrestler girlfriend Torrie Wilson were spotted having lunch in South Beach over the weekend, but sources say he didn’t order anything on the menu. Instead the Dominican baseball player was sticking to a special high-protein diet. He even carried his own cooler packed with meals!
By Amaris Castillo | 08/15/2011 - 18:00
Tonight on the MTV Tr3s’ reality series, Quiero Mi Boda, we meet 26-year-old Anny and 28-year-old Danny, a New York couple whose stark religious differences caused them to have a serious issues. Anny, who is a Catholic Dominican, struggled with planning her wedding with her fiancé Danny, who is Guyanese and of Hindu faith. After much back-and-forth the couple decided to hold two wedding ceremonies!