Seven Sisters Latin Village traders are fighting to save their market, a community centre in north London [Yorli Mendoza/Al Jazeera]
London, United Kingdom – Below a Victorian red-brick facade in Tottenham, north London, an inconspicuous sign announces Seven Sisters Indoor Market.
Inside, salsa music crackles from a nearby TV. Bunuelos, empanadas and other Latin delicacies are stacked in pyramids in front of a Colombian cafe. Around the corner, women sit chatting near a salon.
The market has been a hub for working-class, migrant communities in London for decades.
These days, it is known as the Latin Village – an epicentre for the Latin American community with scores of independent traders, drawing visitors from across London and the UK.
Since 2004, the market has