Editorial Writer

Marcela García

Marcela García writes editorials -- the daily unsigned essays representing the official view of the Boston Globe as a community institution -- and is a member of the Globe editorial board. García has been part of the op-ed and editorial pages since early 2014.

Previously, she was a correspondent for Telemundo Boston, a special contributor to the Boston Business Journal, and the editor of El Planeta, Boston’s largest Spanish-language publication.

Latest stories

For grocery store employee, a hard life filled with work and happiness, suddenly gone

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Vitalina Williams escaped poverty in Guatemala and moved to Salem, Mass., where she met her husband. He stocked shelves at a Market Basket in Danvers; she ran the register at a Market Basket in Salem and checked customers’ receipts at the door at a Walmart in Lynn, working 60 to 70 hours a week — but they had a good life. Then the coronavirus pandemic struck. And suddenly, Vitalina was gone.


Chelsea, city of the working Latino immigrant, emerges as a COVID-19 hotspot

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More than the coronavirus performing as the 'great equalizer,' it should be hailed as the 'great revealer.'

Opinion | Marcela García

Latina power finally surfaces in Boston politics

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There will be two Latinas on the ballot Tuesday seeking an at-large seat on the Boston City Council: Alejandra St. Guillen and Julia Mejia.


Dear Hollywood: Take a stance for women’s rights and boycott Georgia

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Hollywood should protest antiabortion legislation in Georgia by withdrawing its productions from the state.