Sunday, September 15, 2019

Philadelphia may elect its first Latino mayor in coming weeks

Come May 19, Philadelphia may soon elect its first Latino mayor. Nelson Diaz, a former common pleas court judge, hopes to earn that title, thereby making the 67-year-old Puerto Rican the leader of the fifth largest city in the United States. Already, he has received support from prominent members of the Latino community. “It’s important […]

Two Latinos Nominated by President Obama to Philadelphia Federal Court

President Obama nominated two Latino judges from Philadelphia to fill in vacant seats for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Judge Nitza I. Quiñones Alejandro and Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo, along with Judge Jeffrey L. Schmeh, were nominated by the President Tuesday morning and are waiting to hear a majority vote […]

New Technology Inspired Magazine Caters to Latinos

A publisher in Philadelphia has launched a new magazine called Tek Lado, translated as “tech side,” geared towards Latino techies. Bartash Media Group is responsible for the new venture and has been in operation for 58 years, printing hundreds of catalogs, magazines, newspapers and niche publications for hundreds of companies from Maine to Alabama “I […]