Author: Gabriella Aguirre

Gabriella Aguirre has published 13 articles.


El Carrito” tells the story of a Mexican American street vendor, Nelly, living in Queens, New York. At the center of this story is her street cart, the titular carrito, which forces her to confront the ways she navigates her life for survival. Nelly has a hard choice to make: [...]


“The Bronx to me is the Mecca. Call me crazy but I play with the idea God was born here.”  Did you know that over half of the population of the Bronx is Latino? The Boogie Down Bronx, New York City’s northernmost borough, is overflowing with culture, history, and joy. [...]


Much of Puerto Rico is still without power after Hurricane Fiona struck the island three weeks ago, causing a nationwide blackout and leaving thousands without water or electricity. This storm hit the island just five years after Hurricane Maria, and FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell expects the damage estimate to once [...]