Post Tagged with: "Ecuadoreans"

Ron Bautista

Latino Seeks to Be Mayor of Hoboken

Elections 2017, Latino, Metro Area August 25, 2017 at 4:31 pm

Ronald Bautista, a 31-year-old born in Ecuador, seeks to be the first Latino mayor in Hoboken, Reporte Hispano reports.

(Photo via El Diario)

As Moya’s Prospects Improve, So Does Ecuadoreans’ Clout in the City

Culture, Queens, South American August 7, 2017 at 8:03 pm

Ecuadoreans in Queens celebrated their 35th Independence Day Parade by reflecting on their community’s growing influence in the city, exemplified in the rising prospects of Francisco Moya in the upcoming Democratic City Council primaries, El Diario/La Prensa and Queens Latino report.

An Ecuadorean family is adjusting to life without its matriarch. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Deported Grandmother Case Exposes Risks of Legal Maze

Immigration, South American June 13, 2017 at 4:17 pm

The case of an Ecuadorean grandmother recently deported after being advised to ask ICE to overturn a deportation order dating from 1993, and spending $8,000 in legal fees, showcases the importance of having quality legal representation, 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.

Jeremy Ray Valdéz plays a young man with Asperger’s syndrome (Photo courtesy of Gashouse Films via Queens Latino)

‘H.O.M.E.’ Offers a Glimpse Into a Part of Queens Few Get to See

Immigration, Queens, South American April 13, 2016 at 4:18 pm

Queens Latino interviews the Jackson Heights-based director of “H.O.M.E.,” an award-winning movie featuring a New York Latino teenager with Asperger’s syndrome.

Collective Kichwa Hatari translated an immigrants' rights guide into Quechua (Photo by Zaira Cortés via El Diario)

Immigrants’ Rights Translated into Quechua

Bronx, Immigration, New York, South American January 11, 2016 at 5:36 pm

In response to ICE’s deportation policies, Ecuadorean indigenous collective Kichwa Hatari has translated an immigrants’ rights guide into the Quechua language, El Diario/La Prensa 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.

Lilia Esperanza Aucapiña disappeared in October and was found by hunter a month later. (Photo via El Diario)

Another Death Rattles Hamptons Hispanic Community

Crime, Latino, Long Island December 9, 2015 at 5:36 pm

Organizations and relatives clamor for a full investigation of an Ecuadorean woman’s death, the second such case in the past year, El Diario reports.

(Photo by Katrina Shakarian via Mott Haven Herald)

A Mom-and-Pop Bakery in the South Bronx

Bronx, Business, Food, South American September 23, 2016 at 3:52 pm

Mott Haven Herald profiles Pitusa Bakery and the Ecuadorean family whose close relationship with staff and customers has kept the store running despite the fast food chains moving in.

Alexandra Ramón – Andrea Gabriela Armijo's sister – and her partner, Manuel Pucha, at their East Hampton house. Andrea Gabriela Armijo's body was found hanging from a tree on September 28, 2014. The Police deemed it a suicide, but the family is seeking to have the case reopened. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Latinos Demand Equal Justice in the Hamptons 

Latino, Long Island, Police November 30, 2015 at 5:34 pm

The death of an Ecuadorean woman in the Hamptons, ruled a suicide by the police, has exposed the chasm between local authorities and the growing Hispanic community, El Diario reports.

The Newark Ecuadorean community will celebrate its national independence day in style with a festival. (Photo via Reporte Hispano)

Newark Ecuadoreans Seek Political Representation

Metro Area, Politics, South American August 16, 2016 at 4:00 pm

As the growing Ecuadorean community in Newark prepares to celebrate its national independence day, residents are hoping to increase their political representation, Reporte Hispano reports.

(Photo by Zaira Cortés via El Diario/La Prensa)

Families Of Disappeared Immigrants Suffer Extortion

Crime, Immigration, New York April 28, 2015 at 4:23 pm

Dozens of local families with disappeared members on the U.S.-Mexican border are suffering phone extortion, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Unlike Central Americans, the dynamic of Ecuadorean immigrants is more discreet. (Courtesy of 1800migrante.com via El Diario)

Looking For the Disappeared Ecuadorean Migrants

Immigration, South American January 14, 2015 at 5:06 pm

Ecuadoreans seek answers after 200 immigrants have disappeared at the Mexican border and transit countries on their way to the U.S., El Diario reports.

Judge Carmen Velásquez at the Consulate of Ecuador in Manhattan. She's seeking the support of the community in her quest to become NY State Supreme Court judge. (Photo by Javier Castaño via Queens Latino)

A First for the NY State Supreme Court?

Latino, Politics, Queens October 31, 2014 at 3:56 pm

If elected as a New York State Supreme Court judge on Nov. 4, Queens Civil Court Judge Carmen Velásquez would be a historic victory for the Ecuadorean community, reports Queens Latino.

Grace Alvear, originally from Guayaquil, has lived in the Bronx for seven years. (Photo by Gerardo Romo via El Diario)

Ecuadoreans Find New Home In the Bronx

Bronx, South American September 17, 2014 at 12:50 pm

After two decades of growth, the Bronx’s Ecuadoreans seek to gain the visibility and political empowerment that their Queens siblings have achieved, El Diario reports.