The Queens World Film Festival will feature “Undocumented,” a documentary on an undocumented immigrant turned top cardiologist. Filmmaker Patricia Shih explains to World Journal how she sees her own father’s story in that of Dr. Harold Fernandez.
Venezuelan asylum seekers in NYC speak about their experiences with City Limits.
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.
Local 78, a Queens-based union with 1,700 Ecuadorean members, is leading the New York efforts to help victims of the earthquake in Ecuador, Impacto New York reports.
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.
New York-based musicians will offer the best music from every region of Colombia Dec. 3 at the dance-oriented 13th Encuentro NYC festival, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
After the Colombian community in New York voted “No” to the peace agreement in October, several Hispanic media outlets will host a panel in Jackson Heights to clarify doubts about the future of the peace process, El Diario La Prensa reports.
City health officials are issuing new warnings about the Zika virus, concerned that holiday-related travel to affected areas might result in more infections.
The New York movement in favor of the Colombia peace process analyzed its defeat in the past referendum during an emotional NYU panel, Queens Latino reports.
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.
The Venezuelan community in the U. S. is anxiously watching as the trial against President Nicolás Maduro’s relatives for alleged drug trafficking began in a New York court, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
A vigil in Patchogue, Long Island, honored Marcelo Lucero, an Ecuadorean immigrant fatally stabbed in a hate crime eight years ago, reports Long Island Wins.
“Where Kathak and Bomba Meets in Me” is a two-week event that will present and teach dances from the two cultures founder Romanee Kalicharran has roots in, reports Caribbean Life.
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.
Young Peruvian Americans in Paterson, New Jersey, are learning festejo, a traditional Afro-Peruvian dance, Reporte Hispano reports.