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“We have been working in this business for 18 years and everything we have done to improve it has been with our own resources, without anyone’s help. We have learned from our mistakes and have faced great challenges to stay afloat.” Juan Salvador Inga, co-owner of Sabor Latino restaurant on Junction Boulevard. (Photo by Mauricio Hernández via Impacto Latino News)

The Challenges Jackson Heights Entrepreneurs Face

Business, Queens November 1, 2016 at 1:28 pm

Small business owners in Jackson Heights list the challenges they face, including high rents, lack of parking spaces, street vendors, “bailaderos” (dance clubs) and regulations, Impacto Latin News reports.

Judge Carmen Velásquez offers report on funds collected for Ecuador earthquake victims. (Photo by Mauricio Hernández via Queens Latino)

Ecuadoreans in Turmoil over Earthquake Funds

Environment, Queens, South American October 28, 2016 at 5:37 pm

The Ecuadorean community in Queens,  shaken by accusations that the money raised to help the earthquake victims has been misused, heard from the manager of the funds at a press conference, Queens Latino reports.

Juan Carlos Segarra with a typical Andean dish. (Photo by Mauricio Hernández via Queens Latino)

In Queens, a Host of New Restaurants Add Flavor

Food, Latino, Queens October 19, 2016 at 5:03 pm

A series of restaurant reviews by Queens Latino for the past few months reflect a boom of new culinary offerings – including Brazilian, Bolivian and Andean fusion – in the borough.

Supporters of the “no” vote in Queens celebrate their win at the polls. (Photo by Mauricio Hernández via Queens Latino)

Queens Colombian Voters Also Reject Peace Deal

Queens, South American October 3, 2016 at 4:17 pm

The Colombian community in Queens joined the rest of the country in voting “no” to the country’s peace deal with FARC rebels, Queens Latino reports.

Carmen Fariña, Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education. (Photo by Mauricio Hernández via Queens Latino)

Gabriela Mistral Campus Opens in Corona

Culture, Education, Queens, South American September 29, 2016 at 11:03 am

The Gabriela Mistral Campus in Corona, Queens, is named for the Chilean poet who lived the last years of her life in New York and is the only Latin American women to win a Nobel Prize in literature, reports Queens Latino.

A Peruvian dancer in typical outfit during the parade. (Photo by Mauricio Hernández via Queens Latino)

Queens Peruvian Parade Bigger and More Colorful Than Ever

Culture, Queens, South American June 30, 2016 at 12:29 pm

The Peruvian community celebrated its third national parade in Jackson Heights, as part of the International Peruvian Festival, boasting more attendance and folkloric groups than ever, Queens Latino reports.

Rosa Díaz hands out fliers on Roosevelt Avenue in Queens. (Photo by Mauricio Hernández via Queens Latino)

The Abuelas Who Hand Out Fliers in Queens

Labor, Latino, Queens, Women March 10, 2016 at 2:28 pm

Queens Latino profiles two women on Roosevelt Avenue, both over the age of 60 and living alone in the city, who hand out fliers as their job.

These dogs at Dalila’s Petwear, one of the event's sponsors, just couldn't wait for Saturday. (Photo via Queens Latino)

Paws in the Air for the World Cup

Queens, Sports May 29, 2014 at 5:02 pm

Dogs and owners get a chance to celebrate the upcoming World Cup this weekend, dressed in the colors of their favorite team, reports Queens Courier.

Francisco Curiel cannot wait to apply for DACA (Photo by Gerardo Romo via El Diario)

Vowing to Fulfill Young Immigrants’ Dreams

Featured Posts, Immigration, Voices' Picks, Youth February 17, 2015 at 3:17 pm

Roadblocks may appear, but immigrants who qualify are eager to apply to the expanded DACA program, El Diario reports.