Post Tagged with: "Guatemala"

"United for Guatemala": La Fiesta 98.5 on Long Island is organizing relief efforts on June 10

LI Community Mobilizes to Help Victims of Guatemala Volcano

Long Island June 8, 2018 at 5:46 pm

The Guatemalan community on Long Island’s East End is organizing donation drives to help victims of the Fuego volcano eruption, RiverheadLOCAL en Español reports.

Chef Yolanda Yax expresses her gratitude for the large amounts of donations made for the victims of the volcano eruption in Guatemala. (Photo provided to El Diario)

Guatemalans in NY Come Together to Help Volcano Victims

Guatemalan organizations and volunteers in the tri-state area are working nonstop to promptly send supplies to people affected by the Fuego volcano eruption, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Is There Such a Thing as a Free Lunch?

Is There Such a Thing as a Free Lunch?

Central American, Food, New York, Religion, Video October 5, 2017 at 4:48 pm

CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources” looks at questions of funding related to the city’s Free School Lunch for All program. Also covered is a campaign to educate Americans on the Sikh community, and a documentary on Mayan resistance in Guatemala.

Beyond Words: Translating Indigenous Communities
Cultural and social factors are a challenge for court interpretation in indigenous languages.

Beyond Words: Translating Indigenous Communities

Cultural and social factors are a challenge for court interpretation in indigenous languages.

Beyond Words: Translating Indigenous Communities
Cultural and social factors are a challenge for court interpretation in indigenous languages.

言詞之外:翻譯原住民社區

2015年四月弗朗西斯科.關奇克.阿布拉西歐(Francisco Guachiac Ambrocio)失踪了,直到那年年底他才被找到。在整整八個月的時間裡,他的家人唯一確知的是這位54歲的危地馬拉移民在布魯崙賓臣墟的一條街上被警察逮捕了,除此之外他們聽說的所有消息都是傳言。

Lake Atitlán with the volcanoes San Pedro and Toliman, from "Maya Healers: A Thousand Dreams" (Photo by Fran Antmann)

A Lens on the Healers of Guatemala

A Brooklyn-based photographer who travelled to Guatemala many times profiles Maya healers and bonesetters in a soon-to-be-published photography book.

Central Americans Learn About the Law

Central Americans Learn About the Law

On Long Island, recent migrants cope with ankle bracelets and uncertainty about their future.

Rubén Mach tells about his journey on La Bestia (The Beast,) “the train of death,” which crosses Mexico. (Photo via El Diario).

Guatemalan Quiché Youth Tells of Arduous Journey

Brooklyn, Central American, Immigration, Youth June 30, 2014 at 7:56 pm

Fear, hunger, muggings and confinement were only some of the circumstances endured by a Quiché teenager as he traveled from Guatemala to Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

(Photo by Hajer Naili via Women's e-News)

In NY, Indigenous Women Publicize Plight

Central American, In the News, Women May 21, 2014 at 2:56 pm

Indigenous women from Central America brought their stories about physical abuse and discrimination to a tribunal in NYC, Women’s eNews reports.

Irwin Sánchez (Photo via EDLP)

Ancient Aztec Language Finds New Speakers in Brooklyn

Culture, Latino August 2, 2012 at 5:05 pm

Even in Mexico itself, the ancient Aztec language Náhuatl is dying. But a group of Brooklynites, led by a teacher who works in a restaurant to support himself, are fighting to keep the language alive, El Diario La Prensa reported.

Last year, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement informed the Quiej family that they would have one year to leave the country, but with the help of lawyer Stephen Traylor, they were able to secure a one-year extension.

Guatemalan Family Fights to Stay Together

Immigration, Split Families July 10, 2012 at 1:16 pm

Brazilian Voice reported on the Quiej family of Princeton, N.J. — Guatemalans who face deportation after almost two decades here. Last year, the government gave them one year to stay in the country, after Ebelyn, a 20-year-old who suffered from cerebral palsy, developed epilepsy. But their time is running out.

Nohemi Ixmata and her children, Yulmi y Aarón. She is from the Altiplano (highlands) of Guatemala and came to Bensonhurst nine years ago. (Photo by Carmen Molina-Tamacas/EDLP)

A ‘Little Guatemala’ Emerges in Bensonhurst

Demographics, Immigration April 26, 2012 at 3:24 pm

El Diario La Prensa introduces us to a Guatemalan enclave in the southeastern corner of Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, where family, traditions and religion take the lead.

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