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Mexican restaurants and bodegas along Mott Haven’s main business street have gradually replaced Puerto Rican and Dominican venues, in keeping with the area’s demographic trends.
Employees at a Port Morris cleaning service that delivers sheets and towels to some of the city’s fanciest hotels say they are routinely underpaid and threatened while subjected to dangerous working conditions.
Immigrant families living in Mott Haven are eager to see the mayor’s pre-k push succeed.
Angelo Cabrera’s hard-fought journey from poverty to heading the Mexican American Student Association (MASA) is a story he hopes will teach and inspire others.
A celebration of Mexican Independence Day attracted 500 people, and marked the first public display of ethnic pride for the neighborhood’s growing Mexican population.