Post Tagged with: "Ecuador earthquake"

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.

Dozens of Ecuadoreans in Flushing signed a petition to ask their country’s government to apply for TPS. (Photo via El Diario)

Ecuadoreans Want Their Government to Apply for TPS

Environment, Immigration, South American May 16, 2016 at 2:03 pm

Ecuadorean immigrants still working to help their loved ones affected by the quake say that TPS would help the country overcome the present emergency, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Immigrant workers commemorate International Workers’ Day in Manhattan. (Photo via El Diario)

Immigrant Workers Remember Ecuador and Puerto Rico on May 1

Environment, Immigration, Labor, Latino, Manhattan May 2, 2016 at 5:42 pm

Immigrant groups joined the International Workers’ Day demonstration in Manhattan with demands ranging from the $15 minimum wage to assistance for Puerto Rico and TPS for Ecuadoreans, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Linda Machuca (middle), consul general of Ecuador in New York, receives goods donated by her compatriots. (Photo by David Ramírez via El Diario)

Supporting Victims of Ecuador Earthquake

Environment, Metro Area, South American April 27, 2016 at 1:23 pm

Groups have formed spontaneously in many parts of the tri-state area to support the Ecuadorean quake victims, El Diario/La Prensa and Reporte Hispano report.

Maria Luisa Jácome speaks at the Ecuador Consulate in New York. (Photo by Javier Castaño via Queens Latino)

Solidarity and Chaos As Ecuadoreans Support Earthquake Victims

Environment, New York, South American April 19, 2016 at 5:48 pm

Ecuadoreans living in the New York area offered an outpouring of support to the victims of the earthquake back home, to the point of overwhelming the consulate, El Diario/La Prensa and Queens Latino report.

Members of Local 78 and volunteers, helping build the house owned by Gabriela Paola Cruz-Jare, one of the victims of Ecuador’s coastal earthquake. (Photo via Impacto New York)

Union Leads Local Efforts to Help Ecuador Earthquake Victims

Environment, Labor, New York, South American January 11, 2017 at 3:20 pm

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.

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.

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.