Alessandro Prestero waited with his son, Timothy, outside La Papusas Guanacas, a Salvadoran restaurant on the corner of Sheridan and Centre streets in Jamaica Plain.

In Jamaica Plain, residents push to rename sites to honor Latino heritage

By Matt Viser
Globe Staff / August 10, 2006

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The discarded newspapers dotting the sidewalk say, ``El Planeta." The bodegas down the street carry plantains and Soap Hispano. A travel agency has only one flight advertised in its window: a $429 trip to Santo Domingo. It is in this stretch of Jamaica Plain where Pedro Martinez still visits to pick up salsa and bachata CDs. (Full article: 746 words)

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