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Socorro Sánchez, owner of a botanica at 103rd Street in Corona. (Photo by Antonia Colodro via Queens Latino)

Corona Shops Struggle to Stay Afloat

Business, Economy, Latino, Queens December 26, 2012 at 10:51 pm

QueensLatino visited 103rd Street between Roosevelt and 39th Avenues in Corona, Queens, to find out how Latino business owners are being affected by the still-lingering economic crisis.

El Diario-La Prensa

Economy Brings Families Together For Thanksgiving

Economy, Food, Latino November 21, 2012 at 11:21 am

For Thanksgiving this year, reports El Diario-La Prensa, many Latino families will gather not just to share the meal but also to share the expenses of the dinner, a means to combat the weak economy.

Credit books come to NY’s Bangladeshi groceries

Economy, In the News, New York, South Asian December 20, 2011 at 11:20 am

Bangladeshi grocery stores in New York are switching to a deferred payment system from back home. They use “arrears books,” or “credit books” to extend lines of credit to customers who don’t have credit cards, and for stores that have no ability to process credit cards.