Mexican NYC

Mexican NYC is in food, art, photography, Mariachi and Regional Mexican music, Cinco de MayoDay of the Dead, and Our Lady of Guadalupe.

Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano L.A. at 205 Hudson Gallery

A touring show from the Getty Museum’s Latino art exhibition ‘Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA’
205 Hudson Gallery
Tribeca, Manhattan
Wednesday – Sunday
June 21 – August 19, 2018

New York Yankees vs Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium

Yankee Stadium
Concourse, The Bronx
March – September
VS BLUE JAYS
Friday, August 17, 2018
Saturday, August 18, 2018
Sunday, August 19, 2018

New York Mets vs San Francisco Giants at Citi Field

Cuban, Dominican, Italian, Mexican & Venezuelan players.
Citi Field Flushing Meadows – Corona Park, Queens
MARCH – SEPTEMBER
~
Mets vs San Francisco Giants
Monday – Thursday
August 20 – 23, 2018

SummerStage 2018 FREE concerts in NYC parks

JUNE – SEPTEMBER
CHARLIE PARKER JAZZ FESTIVAL
Cuban – American Adam O’Farrill
and Immanuel Wilkins
National Jazz Museum
Harlem, Manhattan
Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Phantom of the Opera is the longest-running show in Broadway history

Majestic Theatre
247 West 44th St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Manhattan’s Theater District
30th Anniversary Celebration
Wednesday, January 24, 2017

St. Patrick’s Cathedral ~ Our Lady Caridad del Cobre Mass (Cuba)

Argentine, Brazilian, Colombian, Cuban, Ecuadorian, Filipino, Italian, Mexican, Nicaraguan, Peruvian, Puerto Rican, Spanish and Venezuelan masses.
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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York
Fifth Ave (between 50th/51st St)
Midtown East, Manhattan
Spanish mass, Sundays
~
Our Lady Caridad del Cobre Mass
(Patron Saint of Cuba)
Sunday, September 9, 2018
Spanish Mass

Hispanic Heritage Month 2018

September 15 – October 15

Mexican Independence Day celebrates “El Grito de Dolores”

¡Viva México!
September 16, 1810

FIFA World Soccer Ranking ~ Top 10 include France, Brazil, Uruguay

August 16, 2018 ~ Half of top ten are Latin: France, Brazil, Uruguay, Portugal and Spain.
NEXT UPDATE
Thursday, September 20, 2018

‘La Frontera Encounters Along the Border’ crosses over the MAD Museum

A meditation of thoughtful jewelry inspired by the hope and pain spread along the 2,000 mile-long Mexican – American border.
Museum of Arts and Design
Midtown, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
March 1 – September 23, 2018

Hispanic Day Parade 2018

Fifth Avenue
44th to 69th Street
Midtown / Upper East Side
Sunday, October 7, 2018

NYC Wine & Food Festival 2018 (NYCWFF)

A weekend of fine wine and food prepared by over 500 world-renowned French, Italian, Jewish, Mexican & Spanish chefs and culinary TV personalities from the Food Network and Cooking Channel.
GRAND TASTING
Pier 94 Rooftop
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Saturday – Sunday
October 13 -14, 2018
DINING
Thursday – Sunday
October 11 – 14, 2018

Celebrate Argentine Mother’s Day

Most countries celebrate on the second Sunday in May. Others celebrate on different days in May, June, August, October and December.
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Argentine Mother’s Day
Third Sunday in October
Sunday, October 21, 2018

Day of the Dead blends Aztec, Spanish, and American traditions

PREPARATIONS
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
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DAY OF THE INNOCENTS
CHILD SOULS VISIT
Wednesday, November 1, 2018
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DAY OF THE DEAD
ADULT SOULS VISIT
Friday, November 2, 2018

Mexican Marigold, Aztec Marigold, Cempasúchil are Day of the Dead flowers

Mexican Marigolds are a Central American flower with healing powers that attract spirits to visit their families on the Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead honors Mictlancihuatl, Aztec goddess of the underworld

Skull Catrina is the modern representation of Mictlancihuatl

Catrina La Calavera Garbancera is the icon of the Day of the Dead

Catrina is the modern image of Mictlancihuatl
Thursday, November 2, 2017

Day of the Dead Ofrendas are home altars with offerings for dead relatives

An ofrenda is a homemade altar filled with a collection of offerings to welcome the soul of a dead family member to visit on Mexican Day of the Dead celebrations

Veterans Day Weekend

Friday – Sunday
November 9 – 11, 2018

Carlos Fuentes was Mexico’s most celebrated novelist

November 11, 1928 ~ Carlos Fuentes Macías was born in Panama City, Panama.
‘The Death of Artemio Cruz’ (1962), ‘Terra Nostra’ (1975), ‘The Old Gringo’ (1985).
Sunday, November 11, 2018

Our Lady of Guadalupe is the patron saint of Mexico

ST. PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL
Midtown, Manhattan
SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE
Greenwich Village, Manhattan
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Three Kings Day (Dia de Los Reyes) is the Hispanic Christmas

Sunday, January 6, 2019

Celebrate Candelmas, the end of Epiphany and La Fiesta de la Candelaria

February 2
Saturday, February 2, 2019

Celebrate Carnival, the Latin Party that ends on Mardi Gras

Septuagesima
Sunday, February 17, 2019

Celebrate May Day or Worker’s Day, a public holiday in many Latin cultures

May 1
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Cinco de Mayo 2019 is not Mexican Independence Day, but it is fun

Celebrate the French defeat at the Battle of Puebla, May 5, 1862
Sunday, May 5, 2019

Museum Mile Festival 2019 is a Fifth Avenue Street Party

Second Tuesday in June
Fifth Avenue from 82nd – 105th St
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Enjoy World Chocolate Day with cocoa from Central and South America

Chocolate is originally from the upper Amazon in Colombia and Venezuela. It was domesticated in Guatemala and Mexico. Spanish friars brought it back to Europe where sugar made it popular.
Sunday, July 7, 2019

Celebrate National Tequila Day

Enjoy the fruity flavor of this agave spirit with roots in pre-Columbian Mexico.
Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Celebrate the Assumption of Mary, her Catholic heavenly birthday

Feast Day August 15
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Celebrate National Rum Day

Enjoy the spirit of the Caribbean.
Friday, August 16, 2019

Metropolitan Museum of Art is New York City’s Encyclopedia of Art

Fifth Avenue (at 82nd St)
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Open Daily

Brooklyn Museum is known for its collections of world art

200 Eastern Parkway
at Washington Ave
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Wednesday – Sunday

Throckmorton Fine Art ~ Latin American Photography & Pre-Columbian Art

America’s leading dealer in vintage and contemporary Latin American photography, Pre-Columbian art, and Chinese jade and antiquities.
145 East 57th St, 3rd Floor
(between Lexington & Third Ave)
Midtown East, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday

Terraza 7 is the Colombian Queen of NYC’s Latin American Jazz scene

It’s a tropical experience. Lots of great local Latin Jazz artists play.
40-19 Gleane Street
at Roosevelt Ave
Elmhurst / Jackson Heights, Queens
Nightly

Gonzalez y Gonzalez has dancing to live Salsa bands Friday & Saturday

192 Mercer St
between Bleecker & Houston
Greenwich Village
Closed on Mondays

Ballet Hispánico is America’s leading Latino dance company

167 West 89th St
between Amsterdam and Columbus
Upper West Side, Manhattan

NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2018 $28 lunches and $42 dinners

Brazilian, Cuban, French, Italian, Mexican & Spanish prix-fixe lunches and dinners.
RESERVATIONS
Monday, July 9, 2018
DINING
July 23 – August 17, 2018

Battery Dance Festival 2018 presents 25 Companies from 8 Countries

African, French-Canadian, Italian, Jewish, Mexican & Spanish dance companies perform on
NYC’s living stage with the harbor and Statue of Liberty in the background.
August 11 – 18, 2018
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FREE OUTDOOR PERFORMANCES
Sunday – Friday
August 12 – 17, 2018
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FREE CLOSING SHOW
TICKETED VIP RECEPTION
Schimmel Center
Financial District, Manhattan
Saturday, August 18, 2018

La Casita Sings the Poetry and Music of Our Communities

Lincoln Center Out of Doors
Hearst Plaza, Lincoln Center
Saturday, August 4, 2018
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Pregones Theater
Concourse, The Bronx
Sunday, August 5, 2018

Selena for Sanctuary tributes the Mexican – American Tejano legend

Featuring Mon Laferte (Chilean), Cuco (Mexican – American), Gaby Moreno (Guatemalan) and Nina Diaz (Mexican – American), with guest appearances by Chris Perez (Selena’s husband), Omar Apollo (Mexican – American) and August Eve. DJ Riobamba (Ecuadorian – Lithuanian).
Lincoln Center Out of Doors
Damrosch Park, Lincoln Center
Thursday, July 26, 2018
FREE

Lincoln Center Out of Doors 2018 free music, dance, movies and word

Free African, Colombian, Cuban, Ecuadorian, Mexican, Puerto Rican music, dance and word…
Lincoln Center, Pregones Theater & Harlem Meer
July 25 – August 12, 2018
FREE

‘Brimstone & Glory’ makes time stand still in the fire

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!
Prospect Park Bandshell
Saturday, July 21, 2018

LAMC 2018 Latin Alternative Music Conference

The Stewart Hotel
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
July 10 – 14, 2018

Mariachi Flor de Toloache to play LAMC Acoustic Showcase

2017 Latin Grammy winners for “Best Ranchero / Mariachi Album”
LAMC Acoustic Showcase
The Loft at City Winery
Hudson Square, Manhattan
Thursday, July 12, 2018

Afro-Latino Fest celebrates our African roots

Afro- Brazilian, Colombian, Cuban, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Haitian, Mexican, Panamanian, Puerto Rican talk, movies and music.
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TALKS
Schomberg Center
Harlem, Manhattan
Friday, July 13, 2018
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FILM FESTIVAL
Abron Center
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Saturday, July 14, 2018
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CONCERT
The Well
East Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Sunday, July 15, 2018

Mexico’s World Cup 2018 ends in the Round of 16 against Brazil

Brazil 2 – 0 Mexico
World Cup 2018 Round of 16
Monday, July 2, 2018

National Museum of the American Indian

1 Bowling Green
(at the end of Broadway)
Financial District, Manhattan
Open Daily

Ximena Ojeda wins Frida Kahlo Award at the Argentine Consulate NY

June 25, 2018 ~ New York Latin Culture Magazine co-founder won the Galo Plaza International Committee’s 2018 Gabriela Mistral, Julia de Burgos, Frida Kahlo Award at the Argentine Consulate in New York City.

World Cup 2018 Russia Final ~ France wins

WORLD CUP
June 14 – July 15, 2018
LATIN ROUND OF 16
Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, France, Mexico, Portugal, Spain & Uruguay
LATIN QUARTER FINALS
Brazil, France, Uruguay
LATIN SEMI FINALS
France 1 – 0 Belgium
LATIN FINAL
France vs Croatia
Sunday, July 15, 2018

Tony Awards 2018 honor the best of the 2017-2018 Broadway season

Caribbean, Colombian, Filipino, French, Italian, Jewish, Mexican & Spanish nominees.
Live on CBS
Radio City Music Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Sunday, June 10, 2018

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! 2018 ~ African, Colombian, Chilean, Mexican

African, Chilean, Colombian, French-Canadian & Mexican music, dance and film.
Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn
June 5 – August 11, 2018
FREE

Latin artists and productions win six 2018 Drama Desk Awards

June 3, 2018 ~ Dominican, Ghanan, Jewish, Mexican, Italian, & Spanish winners.
Lindsay Mendez ‘Carousel’
Sean Carvajal ‘Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train’
Juan Castano ‘Oedipus El Rey’
‘Farinelli and the King’
‘Once on This Island’
‘School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play’
The Town Hall
Midtown, Manhattan

Spring 2018 may be the last Latin American Art Auction at Christie’s NY

May 24, 2018: Rivera (Mexican) set a record for any Latin American artist. Botero (Colombian) got a record for one of his still lifes. Colonial painter Juan Francisco de Rosa’s ‘Virgen del Rosario’ sold for 30x its estimate.
Christie’s Rockefeller Center
Midtown, Manhattan
ON VIEW
Monday – Wednesday
May 21 – 23, 2018
AUCTION
Wednesday – Thursday
May 23 – 24, 2018

Ballet Hispánico En Familia 2018 at the United Palace with Katiria Soto

Special family program of Latin American dance and culture. Dance with Mom on stage.
United Palace Theatre
Washington Heights, Manhattan
Mother’s Day
Sunday, May 13, 2018

Limón Dance Company 2018 at The Joyce

One of the pioneers of Modern Dance in New York was Mexico-born José Limón. Limón ‘Missa Brevis’ 60th Anniversary, Connor ‘The Body is a House Without Walls’ and Limón’s ‘The Unsung.’
Joyce Theater
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
May 8 – 13, 2018

Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train wins Outstanding Revival & Lead Actor Lortels

May 6, 2018: Signature Theatre play wins 2018 Lucille Lortel Awards for ‘Outstanding Revival’ and ‘Lead Actor,’ Sean Carvajal.

Cinco de Mayo Parade 2018 celebrates Mexican culture

Central Park West & 106th St
Sunday, May 6, 2018

‘Chavela’ is an intimate portrait of Mexican ranchera singer Chavela Vargas

New York City Department of Parks & Recreation and Mexico Now! Cinco de Mayo Celebration
Sunset Park
Sunset Park, Brooklyn
Friday, May 4, 2018
Free

Frieze New York 2018

Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian, Guatemalan, and Mexican art.
Randall’s Island
PREVIEWS
Wednesday – Thursday
May 2 – 3, 2018
FAIR
Friday – Sunday
May 4 – 6, 2018

Enrique Chagoya ‘Then and Now: Aliens Sans Frontières’

George Adams Gallery
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
April 26 – June 23, 2018

Art of the Real 2018 is Film Society’s documentary film festival

Brazilian, French, Mexican & Romanian films.
Film Society of Lincoln Center
April 26 – May 6, 2018

Painted in Mexico, 1700 – 1790: Pinxit Mexici Metropolitan Museum of Art

In the 1700s painters in New Spain created their own legacy.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Daily April 24 – July 22, 2018

Met Opera’s ‘Roméo et Juliette’ stars Ailyn Pérez and Charles Castronovo

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
April 23 – May 12, 2018

Plácido Domingo Spanish-Mexican opera star conducts ‘Roméo et Juliette’

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
April 23 – May 12, 2018

Youth America Grand Prix 2018 is the world’s ballet scholarship audition

This is ballet for ballet dancers. The only thing that matches the energy on stage is the energy in the audience. It’s truly electric and a ballet experience like no other.
David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
FINALS
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
GALA
Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow
Thursday, April 19, 2018

PEN World Voices Festival 2018 Resist and Reimagine

165+ writers and artists from over 50 countries gather in NYC to talk about the theme ‘Resist and Reimagine.’
April 16 – 22, 2018

‘Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960 – 1985’ at the Brooklyn Museum

Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Costa Rican, Cuban, Guatemalan, Mexican, Panamanian, Paraguayan, Peruvian, Puerto Rican & Uruguayan artists.
Brooklyn Museum
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Wednesday – Sunday
April 13 – July 22, 2018

Ballet Hispánico Spring 2018 Season at The Joyce

Works by Spanish, Colombian, and Mexican choreographers, including two world premieres that salute the beloved Spanish poet Federico García Lorca.
Joyce Theater
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
April 10 – 15, 2018

19th Havana Film Festival New York 2018 new Latin American cinema

Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian, Cuban, Ecuadorian, Mexican, Paraguayan and Venezuelan films plus tributes to Senel Paz (Cuban), Tomás Gutiérrez Alea (Cuban), and Fernando Birri (Argentine).
AMC Loews 34th St in Chelsea, and other venues in Manhattan, Queens & The Bronx
OPENING NIGHT
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
FESTIVAL April 6 – 17, 2018

Verdi’s ‘Luisa Miller’ stars Spanish-Mexican opera legend Plácido Domingo

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
March 29 – April 21, 2018

The Metropolis in Latin America, 1830 – 1930 at Americas Society

Americas Society / Council of the Americas
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Wednesday – Saturday
March 22 – June 30, 2018

Queenie, female artists from El Museo del Barrio’s permanent collection

Hunter East Harlem Gallery
East Harlem, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
March 21 – June 23, 2018

Met Opera’s 2018 ‘Semiramide’ stars Angela Meade & Javier Camarena

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
February – March
FINAL PERFORMANCE
Saturday, March 17, 2018

NADA New York 2018 is NYC’s young art fair

Skylight Clarkson Sq
Hudson Square, Manhattan
Thursday – Sunday
March 8 – 11, 2018

Dan Hernandez ‘Game Over’ Mexican – American artist Kim Foster Gallery

Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
March 8 – April 21, 2018

Maria Tomasula ‘All the Breath We Can Hold’ at Forum Gallery

Forum Gallery
Midtown East, Manhattan
Monday – Saturday
March 3 – April 7, 2018

The Orchid Show is flowering at the New York Botanical Garden

Enid A. Haupt Conservatory
New York Botanical Garden
The Bronx
Tuesday – Sunday
March 3 – April 22, 2018

Argentine films steal the show at Film Society’s Neighboring Scenes 2018

Film Society of Lincoln Center
Wednesday – Sunday
February 28 – March 4, 2018

Audiences can’t get enough of Mexican tenor Javier Camarena

‘Semiramide’
Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
February 19 – March 17, 2018

Michael Alvarez ‘We’re Out Here’ at Marlborough Contemporary

Resonating work by the David Hockney of East LA.
Marlborough Contemporary
Chelsea, Manhattan
February 15 – March 17, 2018

17th MoMA Doc Fortnight 2018 is 12 days of international documentaries

MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art
Midtown, Manhattan
Daily February 15 – 26, 2018

2018 New Museum Triennnial : Songs for Sabotage

Brazilian, Haitian, Mexican, Peruvian, Portuguese, & Spanish contemporary artists.
New Museum
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
February 13 – May 27, 2018

The Westminster Dog Show (2018) brings Latin Breeds to The Garden

Piers 92/94 and
Madison Square Garden
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Monday – Tuesday
February 12 – 13, 2018

Copy, Translate, Repeat: Contemporary Art from the Colección Cisneros

One of America’s first looks at the world’s most important Contemporary Latin American Art collection.
205 Hudson Gallery
Tribeca, Manhattan
Wednesday – Sunday
February 8 – April 1, 2018

Celebrate National Margarita Day 2019

February 22
Friday, February 22, 2019

24th Armory Show 2018 is NYC’s big international art fair

NYC’s big modern, post-war, and contemporary art show. African, Argentine, Brazilian, Cuban, French, French-Canadian, Italian, Mexican, Peruvian, Philippine, Portuguese, and Spanish art.
Piers 92 & 94
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
PREVIEW Wednesday, March 7
SHOW Thursday – Sunday
March 8 – 11, 2018

40th Artexpo 2018 with SOLO and FOTO SOLO at Pier 94

African, Argentine, Brazilian, Ecuadorian, Filipino, French, French-Canadian, Haitian, Israeli, Italian, Mexican, Romanian, Spanish, Uruguayan & Venezuelan galleries.
Pier 94
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Thursday – Sunday
April 19 – 22, 2018

AIPAD Photography Show 2018 is America’s leading fine art photography fair

Pier 94
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
VERNISSAGE
Wednesday, April 4
FAIR
Thursday – Sunday
April 5 – 8, 2018

Celebrate César Chávez Day, honor the Mexican – American Labor leader

Celebrate the birthday of the great American union and civil rights leader in Yuma, Arizona on March 31, 1927.
Sunday, March 31, 2019

Oscars 2018, the 90th Academy Awards

NOMINATIONS
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
AWARDS
Dolby Theatre, Hollywood
Sunday, March 4, 2018

Surgeons of Hope Art Exhibition & Benefit, World Trade Center auction

Help Surgeons of Hope provide free heart surgery to children with heart disease in developing countries.
New York Academy of Sciences
World Trade Center
Financial District, Manhattan
Thursday, April 12, 2018

La Boom is a popular Latin night club in Queens

56-15 Northern Blvd
Woodside, Queens
Fridays touring artists
Saturdays tropical dance party
Sundays Mexican night

ADAA Art Show (2018) shows America’s top art dealers

Park Avenue Armory
Upper East Side, Manhattan
GALA PREVIEW
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
SHOW Wednesday – Sunday
February 28 – March 4, 2018

‘Cruzar la Cara de la Luna’ is the world’s first Mariachi opera

New York City Opera
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Rose Theater
Time Warner Center
Broadway at 60th St
Thursday – Sunday
January 25 – 28, 2018

64th Winter Antiques Show (2018) is America’s premiere antiques show

Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Avenue
between 66th & 67th St
Upper East Side, Manhattan
PREVIEW
Thursday, January 18, 2018
SHOW
January 19 – 28, 2018

Artists reflect on Fake President Trump in ‘One Year of Resistance’

Untitled Space
Tribeca, Manhattan
Monday – Friday
January 16 – February 4, 2018

14th Winter JazzFest 2018 brings together 10,000 Jazz lovers

Multiple venues in Midtown, Greenwich Village, East Village, Lower East Side, Hudson Square, and SoHo, Manhattan
January 10 – 17, 2018
JAZZ MARATHON
Friday – Saturday
January 12 – 13, 2018

Paul Henry Ramirez: Fun in the Color

Ryan Lee Gallery
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
January 6 – February 9, 2018

Mexican-Americans are the dominant Latin culture in the United States. The western third of our country used to be Mexico. Mexican-American culture was once concentrated in the former Mexican states of Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, and California. Today Mexican-Americans contribute to the life and economies of every state.

Mexican-Americans are New York City’s third-largest Latin community. We are projected to be NYC’s leading Latin group within the next five years (2020).

Mexico is the world’s largest Spanish-speaking country. (The United States is second.) That makes Mexico the center of the Spanish-speaking world.

In the 2016 election cycle, Mexican-Americans have been the target of a lot of political hate-speech. The things being said about our Mexican-American communities are not any more true than the things that were once said about our African-, Jewish-, Irish-, and Italian-American communities. Like everyone else, we work hard to contribute to the future of our country.

We are in Corona, Elmhurst, & Jackson Heights, Queens; Sunset Park & Bushwick, Brooklyn; and New Jersey.


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