Post Tagged with: "Peruvians"

Diversity on Display at the Hispanic Day Parade

Diversity on Display at the Hispanic Day Parade

Culture, Featured Posts, Latino, Manhattan October 14, 2014 at 12:55 pm

Participants and viewers came from many nations and communities to celebrate the 50th Hispanic Day Parade on Fifth Avenue on Oct. 12.

Members of the folklórico group Fanad del Peru with parade madrina, Antonia Delgado in middle (in gold dress). (Photo by Percy Luján via Queens Latino)

A Peruvian First: A Parade in Queens

Culture, Queens, South American June 24, 2014 at 12:42 pm

Along a nearly mile-long stretch on 37th Avenue, politicians, dancers, and singers showed off Peru’s culture, Queens Latino reports.

Tiradito de lenguado (sole fish) (Photo by canelita0306, Creative Commons license)

Introducing Tiradito: Peruvian Cebiche’s Cousin

Food, Latino, Manhattan, South American May 15, 2014 at 1:09 pm

The most popular of all Peruvian dishes has an equally delicious relative, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Campaign posters in Paterson, N.J., before Tuesday's mayoral election (Photo by  Humberto Arellano via El Diario).

Three Hispanic Candidates Vie For Paterson, NJ Mayor

Latino, Metro Area, Politics May 12, 2014 at 3:01 pm

Hours before Tuesday’s mayoral election, Paterson, New Jersey residents are closely following the race in which, for the first time, eight candidates – three of them Hispanic – vie for the biggest municipal job, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

(Photo via La Voz)

Opinion: Young Immigrants Lost in Limbo

Immigration, Latino, Opinion, Youth April 1, 2014 at 4:56 pm

The experience of a young Peruvian immigrant, Bard College sophomore Marco Lorenz, illustrates how slapdash federal immigration policy affects families, according to an opinion piece in La Voz.

‘Cultural Cocktail’ of Music and Dance in Flushing

‘Cultural Cocktail’ of Music and Dance in Flushing

African, Culture, Featured Posts, Queens, Voices' Picks May 21, 2013 at 4:15 pm

Flushing Town Hall has launched a Cultural Crossroads Series intended to help cultivate an appreciation and dialogue between different communities by mixing the music and dance of two cultures people don’t normally associate with one another. Last Friday, it was Peru with Afro-pop.

City Council Recognizes Local Andean Communities

City Council Recognizes Local Andean Communities

Culture, In the News, Latino, Traditions February 11, 2013 at 6:14 pm

The New York City Council recognized the city’s Andean community by proclaiming 2013 as the Andean New Year, and giving special mention to the advocacy efforts of Alianza Ecuatoriana Internacional on behalf of the Andean community, reports Queens Latino

Luis Salazar as "Payasito Chiquitin." Photo by Paul DeBenedetto/DNAinfo.

Photograher Finds New Life as Clown

Queens, South American September 17, 2012 at 12:14 pm

As a kid, Peruvian Luis Salazar’s dream was to became a photographer, like his father was for the Peruvian newspaper El Tiempo. But instead, for the last 20 years he’s make a living as the well-know clown “Payasito Chiquitin” in Queens.