Post Tagged with: "Venezuela"

Mariana Romero Toledo Arepas Café restaurant in Astoria. (Photo by Danny Mendoza via Queens Latino)

Venezuelans in Queens: Lives Upended

Immigration, Latino, Queens March 14, 2019 at 6:33 pm

Queens Latino has compiled several voices of Venezuelans in New York distraught by the country’s crisis but hopeful for the future and, in some cases, longing for U.S. intervention.

Venezuelans protesting in Central Park (Photo via Noticia)

Dueling Venezuela Protests Ask For – and Reject – International Help

Manhattan, South American February 26, 2019 at 6:01 pm

On Saturday, members of the Venezuelan community asked the international community to intervene to end the humanitarian crisis back home, while demonstrators at another rally chanted “Hands off Venezuela,” Noticia Long Island and Queens Latino report.

Venezuelan gathering in front of the statue of Simón Bolívar in Central Park South. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Venezuelans Gather in US Cities to Support Opposition Leader

Government, South American January 24, 2019 at 4:13 pm

The Venezuelan community took to the streets in several U.S. cities in support of self-appointed President Juan Guaidó, and thanked President Trump for his endorsement, report El Diario La Prensa, Diario Las Américas and El Diario de El Paso.

(Photo via Reporte Hispano)

New Jersey Campaign Collects Aid for Venezuelans

Metro Area, Social Services, South American July 3, 2018 at 4:50 pm

The Misión Venezuela campaign in a New Jersey church is collecting and sending critical aid to impoverished Venezuelans, Reporte Hispano reports.

Edinson Calderón moved to NYC only three weeks ago. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Venezuelans in NYC Reject Election and Warn of Displacement

New York, Politics, South American May 21, 2018 at 8:34 pm

Venezuelans in New York City denounced a humanitarian crisis of displacement back home and say the latest elections are a sham, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Venezuelans show the ink on their fingers, proof that they voted. (Photo via El Diario)

Large Venezuelan Turnout in NY for Plebiscite

New York, Politics, South American July 17, 2017 at 5:24 pm

Venezuelans in the tri-state area expressed hope and worry as they participated in large numbers in this Sunday’s unofficial referendum held in restaurants, small businesses and churches, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Omar Freilla of Greenworker Cooperatives, Danny R. Peralta of The Point CDC and Wanda Salaman of Mothers on the Move stand in front of the vandalized mural. (Photo via The Hunts Point Express)

Vandalized Chavez Mural Stirs Political Controversy

Bronx, Politics, Social Services June 1, 2017 at 11:00 am

The repeated vandalism of a Hugo Chavez mural in the South Bronx is suspected by some to be the work of outsiders who support the right wing in Venezuela, reports The Hunts Point Express.

Efraín Antonio Campo Flores (second from left) and Franqui Francisco Flores de Freitas (third from right) on Nov. 12, 2015, in Haiti.

Venezuelans Watch As President’s Nephews’ NY Trial Begins

Crime, Manhattan, South American November 9, 2016 at 12:51 pm

The Venezuelan community in the U. S. is anxiously watching as the trial against President Nicolás Maduro’s relatives for alleged drug trafficking began in a New York court, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

General Antonio Rivero (left,) student Josmir Guitérrez and engineer Eduardo Bavarezco protested for 148 hours.  (Photo by Andrea González-Ramírez via El Diario)

Venezuelans End Hunger Strike at the UN

Manhattan, South American June 17, 2015 at 2:49 pm

Three Venezuelans ended a hunger strike in front of the United Nations headquarters in protest against human rights violations in their country, El Diario reports.

Darwin Rodríguez has collected 182,000 signatures against Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro (Photo by Gerardo Romo via El Diario/La Prensa)

Venezuelans Take to the Streets – and Web

Featured Posts, Government, Latino, New York, Video, Voices' Picks February 28, 2014 at 7:36 pm

El Diario reports on the various forms of protests against President Nicolas Maduro by Venezuelans in NY.

Venezuelans Prepare to Vote Amid Rising Violence

Venezuelans Prepare to Vote Amid Rising Violence

Crime, Latino, South American April 12, 2013 at 5:53 pm

New York Venezuelans held a vigil in Times Square to bring attention to the rise in violence in the South American nation, just a few days before Sunday’s critical presidential elections to replace the late Hugo Chávez.

Vigil for Hugo Chávez in the Venezuelan Consulate of New York (Photo by Mariela Lombard, via El Diario/La Prensa).

Chávez’s Death Met With Grief, Relief

In the News, Latino, Politics, South American March 7, 2013 at 4:20 pm

The passing of Hugo Chávez last Tuesday has been felt in New York City, where dozens of people mourned the Venezuelan President in a memorial vigil at the Venezuelan Consulate, while others welcomed his passing, El Diario/La Prensa and Hunts Point Express report.

Photo is screenshot of video by María Teresa Alzuru

Women See Two Sides to Gender Roles in Their Immigrant Families

Culture, Immigration, Media, Video January 17, 2013 at 4:43 pm

Venezuelan-American María Teresa Alzuru produced a documentary video on women’s views of gender roles in their immigrant families. Having moved here as a young child, her own intercultural experiences inspired the project, Feet in 2 Worlds reports.

Venezuelan New Yorkers can vote in Sunday's presidential elections back home at the Consulate.

NY Venezuelans Vote at Consulate to Keep or Boot Chavez

Latino, Politics, South American October 5, 2012 at 3:27 pm

Venezuelan New Yorkers share their thoughts on Sunday’s elections back home when President Hugo Chavez will face his strongest challenge in 14 years in power, El Diario La Prensa reported.

A Journey of Art, from Caracas to Millerton

A Journey of Art, from Caracas to Millerton

Culture, Metro Area, South American October 12, 2011 at 4:53 pm

“The price that is put on a piece of art should be in accordance to what the artist has achieved.” This was what Camilo Rojas, distinguished artist and professor, told me before wishing me goodbye alongside his wife, artist Virginia Lavado. Camilo and Virginia are two of the most inspiringRead More

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