Jesenia De Moya Correa reports on the Latino experience in the Philadelphia region, exploring the complex transnational relationships between diasporic communities and Latinos born in the U.S.

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Philly-area immigrants who have lived through coups see American democracy’s fragility in Capitol attack

Since the end of World War II, there have been 225 successful coups in countries of more than 500,000 people. Most occurred during the Cold War, in the 1960s through the 1980s.

Emprendedora celebra la herencia mexicana con empresa que intenta retribuir a los necesitados en Filadelfia

Carmen Aranda espera retribuir a las comunidades afectadas por la pandemia, al tiempo que diversifica la industria de las tarjetas de felicitación.

Inspired by her Mexican heritage, this entrepreneur has a greeting card start-up hoping to give back to Philly

Carmen Aranda, 26, supports local organizations, uses recycled materials and hopes to give back to communities affected by the pandemic, while filling in diversity gaps in the greeting card industry.

En el 2020, estos latinos tuvieron logros significativos en el área del Gran Filadelfia

Al comenzar el 2021, El Inquirer destaca a estos latinos del Gran Filadelfia por sus logros durante este año.

These Philadelphia-area Latinos had significant achievements in 2020

In the Philly region, Latinos suffered many losses in 2020: their jobs, economic stability, and health and wellness. But there have been prominent milestones and firsts as well.

En Filadelfia, Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe no será celebrada por las multitudes este año

El Día de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe es la celebración religiosa más popular para mexicanos de todo el mundo. Debido a la pandemia de COVID-19, la tradición centenaria se ha visto interrumpida.

From the Archives: The Pre-pandemic Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Philadelphia

The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe is the most popular religious celebration for Mexicans around the world. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the centuries old tradition has been disrupted. Community Journalist Édgar Ramírez shares images from his photo archives of the celebration before the times of COVID-19.

In Philadelphia, Our Lady of Guadalupe won’t be celebrated by crowds this year

The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe is the most popular religious celebration for Mexicans around the world. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the centuries old tradition has been disrupted.

Conozca al equipo detrás de “Half Brothers”, una película estadounidense con perspectiva latina

La película retrata las luchas de un inmigrante que llega a un Estados Unidos que no es necesariamente acogedor, y reflexiona sobre la relación entre Estados Unidos y México.

Meet the crew behind ‘Half Brothers,’ a U.S. film with a Latino perspective

The 96-minute film offers a portrait of an immigrant’s struggles in an America that isn’t necessarily welcoming, and reflects on the U.S.-Mexico relationship.