Post Tagged with: "Ecuador"

Colombian-born José V. will return to his country. (Photo via El Diario)

More Immigrant New Yorkers Looking to Return to Their Native Countries

Immigration, Latino, New York June 26, 2017 at 5:07 pm

Latin American consulates in New York have seen an increase in inquiries and applications coming from people interested in going back because of the anti-immigrant climate created by Trump, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Community activists and Port Chester Councilman Luis Marino arrived at Manhattan’s immigration court to support the release of Marcos Peñaloza. (Photo via Westchester Hispano)

Community Response Saves Westchester Immigrant from Deportation

Immigration, Metro Area June 6, 2017 at 5:37 pm

A strong mobilization from the Westchester community has saved an Ecuadorean resident of Sleepy Hollow from being deported, Westchester Hispano reports.

Polling station at Science Park High School in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo via Reporte Hispano)

Ecuadoreans in NJ Voted for the Opposition Candidate

Metro Area, Politics, South American April 7, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Ecuador’s conservative presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso won in New Jersey and tied in New York in a runoff election marked by low turnout, Reporte Hispano reports.

Ecuadoreans demonstrated at 26 Federal Plaza to request TPS. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Ecuadoreans in New York March to Request TPS

Environment, Government, New York, South American June 2, 2016 at 5:37 pm

Hundreds of Ecuadoreans demonstrated in front of the Lower Manhattan immigration offices to request Temporary Protected Status for their compatriots, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Ecuadorian activists went to City Hall to advocate for the approval of TPS for their compatriots. (Photo by Edwin Martínez via El Diario)

NY Ecuadoreans Say Pressure Led to TPS Request

Environment, Latino May 19, 2016 at 5:49 pm

Ecuadorian activists in NYC claimed credit for having convinced the Correa government to ask for TPS for 200,000 undocumented residents in the U.S., El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Cecilia Carrera and Freddy Naranjo, from the Social Christian Party, branch 6, chatting with their compatriots at the Sabor Latino Restaurant in Queens. (Photo by Javier Castaño via Queens Latino)

Local Ecuadoreans Wrapped Up In Presidential Election Back Home

Metro Area, Politics, South American January 25, 2017 at 5:25 pm

As the Ecuadorean community in New York is absorbed by the Feb. 19 presidential election back home, Queens Latino reports on several campaign events in the city.

Mónica Patricia Avilés, founder of the Ecuadorian indigenous dance group Ñukanchi Llakta Wawakuna (Children of Our Land), with her daughter. (Photo provided to El Diario)

Rescuing Quechua Roots in Corona One Dance at a Time

Culture, Queens, South American December 15, 2016 at 3:56 pm

Through her folkloric dance group Ñukanchik Llakta Wawakuna, an immigrant Ecuadorean woman in Corona promotes the use of Quechua language and fights discrimination, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Karina Garcés (Photo via Reporte Hispano)

NJ Activist Runs for Assembly in Ecuador

Government, Metro Area, South American November 14, 2016 at 1:35 pm

A New Jersey activist seeks to become an Assembly member in her native Ecuador representing Ecuadoreans abroad, and vows to create a ministry of the Ecuadorean migrant with offices in New York and New Jersey, Reporte Hispano 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.

‘Our Lady of El Cisne’ Visits from Ecuador

‘Our Lady of El Cisne’ Visits from Ecuador

Featured Posts, Queens, Religion, South American, Voices' Picks September 29, 2016 at 5:33 pm

Our Lady of El Cisne (The Swan) is traveling across different parishes in New York, on a visit from Ecuador.

Martha Gualotunai, who has not been to her native Ecuador in 21 years, will travel to Washington on Monday to request that the TPS is approved. (Photo by Edwin Martínez via El Diario)

NY Ecuadoreans to Request Immediate TPS Approval in Washington

Environment, Government, New York, South American June 17, 2016 at 12:56 pm

New York community leaders and delegates from Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa’s government will travel to Washington on Monday in hopes that the Obama administration will listen to their plea two months after the devastating earthquake in Ecuador, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

The gang's initials "SN" (Sombra Negra) are seen in the streets of Corona, Queens. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Transnational Menace In Black & White

Crime, Queens, South American, Youth April 29, 2015 at 11:02 am

Sombra Negra (Black Shadow), a violent gang born in Ecuador, is also active in Queens, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Carmen Velásquez was elected in last Tuesday’s vote. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Ecuadorean Judge Makes History

Queens, South American November 10, 2014 at 3:45 pm

Ecuadorean Carmen Velásquez is the first South American to be elected judge for the Queens Supreme Court, El Diario reports.

Protestors against President Rafael Correa in front of the New York Hall of Science in Queens (Photo by Humberto Arellano via El Diario).

Activists Protest Ecuador’s President in Queens

Environment, Latino, Politics, Queens, South American April 14, 2014 at 12:19 pm

Demonstrators against Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa during his visit to New York protested against political repression in Ecuador and oil exploitation in the Amazon, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Sun Festival Seeks Harmony in the Americas

Sun Festival Seeks Harmony in the Americas

Culture, Featured Posts, Latino, Traditions August 28, 2013 at 5:25 pm

The Inti Raymi festival in Union Square united the various peoples of the Americas, reports El Diario.