This article on photography by DAVID GONZALEZ appeared in The New York Times. It features the work of photographer Bolívar Arellano. Follow the link below for a slide show of his work for El Diario–La Prensa
This is Puerto Rican Week in New York City, when flags cover cars, banners and bodies, accompanied by a two-three beat that sends spirits soaring. But in one newsroom, every week is Puerto Rican Week — and Colombian, Cuban, Dominican, Ecuadorean, Mexican and Salvadoran Week, too.
El Diario-La Prensa — the city’s storied Spanish-language newspaper, which is celebrating its centennial this year — has seen the city’s Latino population change from a predominantly Puerto Rican enclave to a broad representation of Latin America. Not content to stay on the sidelines, it, like other ethnic news publications, has been an advocate, proudly calling itself “el campeón de los Hispanos,” or “the champion of the…
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