Post Tagged with: "Venezuelans"

‘Flavorful Fiesta’ to Benefit Venezuelan Kids

‘Flavorful Fiesta’ to Benefit Venezuelan Kids

Brooklyn, Culture, Latino May 9, 2019 at 5:46 pm

Artists will gather for a festival in Brooklyn to benefit Venezuelan children, deeply affected by the humanitarian crisis in their country, reports Bushwick Daily.

Dozens of Venezuelans protest in front of the Venezuela consulate in New York. (Photo by Ramón Frisneda via El Diario)

Dozens of Venezuelans Support Caracas Protest at New York Consulate

Manhattan, South American May 1, 2019 at 5:34 pm

As turmoil engulfed Caracas on Tuesday, dozens of Venezuelan New Yorkers protested against the Maduro government in front of the Manhattan consulate, El Diario La Prensa reports.

Fabiana Rosales speaks to the Venezuelan community at St. Teresa’s Church on March 26. (Photo via NY City Lens)

Venezuelans in NYC Meet with Fabiana Rosales, Wife of Guaidó

Manhattan, South American March 27, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Members of the Venezuelan community in New York felt encouraged by a visit from Fabiana Rosales, reports NY City Lens.

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.

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A Venezuelan Photographer on Growing Up and Immigrating

Brooklyn, Culture, South American, Video February 22, 2019 at 5:24 pm

Photographer Mariangela Serrano traces her life from a teenager in Venezuela to a young adult in Bushwick through videos and photos, in this BRIC TV video.

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.

El Cocotero in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York (Photo by Niurka Vidal for Voices of NY)

El Cocotero: One Venezuelan’s Dream

Venezuelan immigrant Luis Quintero dreams of opening El Cocotero restaurants all around the world, but for now, he has two: The first one that opened in Chelsea in 2004, and the second which he and his business partner opened a few months ago in Jersey City.

A group of Venezuelans holds a banner during a demonstration held on Monday in front of the their country’s consulate general in New York to ask for freedom and for the intervention of international organizations to restore democracy in that nation. (Photo via Impacto Latin News)

Venezuelans Demonstrate at Consulate

New York, South American April 6, 2017 at 5:15 pm

Local Venezuelans protested at the New York consulate denouncing a “silent genocide” by the Venezuelan government, Impacto Latin News reports.

Sari Renjifo with her four-year-old son Richard Cardona in their home in Woodhaven, Queens. (Photo by Leila Miller via City Limits)

More Venezuelan Asylum Seekers in NYC

Immigration, New York, South American February 9, 2017 at 4:19 pm

Venezuelan asylum seekers in NYC speak about their experiences with City Limits.

Oriana Rivera, 18, who moved to the Big Apple in June of last year and is currently studying English. (Photo by Gerardo Romo via El Diario)

Venezuelan Community Grows in New York

Immigration, Latino, New York, South American March 1, 2016 at 1:24 pm

New York City is a frequent destination for new Venezuelan immigrants, most of them youths and young adults fleeing crime and political unrest, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Carlos Puche (center), co-owner of this pet services store, started out as a dog walker, a job his family back in Caracas was not very happy about (Photo by Gerardo Romo via El Diario)

From Dog Walking, a Business Bloomed

Business, Latino, Manhattan January 13, 2016 at 4:33 pm

Venezuelan Carlos Puche went from dog walker to co-founder of a business offering day care and other services for pets in Manhattan, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

The protesters denounced the prison sentence given to Venezuelan opposition member Leopoldo López and the deportation of Colombians. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Venezuelans and Colombians in NYC Unite against Maduro

Manhattan, South American September 21, 2015 at 4:13 pm

Demonstrators protested the imprisonment of a Venezuelan opposition leader and the deportation of more than 1,000 Colombians at the UN headquarters, El Diario reports.