Ecuadorean Carmen Velásquez is the first South American to be elected judge for the Queens Supreme Court, El Diario reports.
La Voz chronicles the eight-decade long story of Manuel Guerra Mártis, who fled Chile in 1973 and arrived in Ulster County where he started drawing as a distraction and ended up turning the restaurant where he worked into a gallery.
There may not be another place in the Garden State with a larger concentration of Colombians than Elizabeth, New Jersey, El Diario reports.
But Brazilians voting in NY and NJ are discouraged about their choices.
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.
Queens Courier profiles the Chinese-Venezuelan family behind TuArepa Pizza Cafe, which recently expanded its pizza menu to include Venezuelan dishes.
María Piedad Cano’s legacy to her children is her title as one of the best-known names in Colombian cuisine in New York, reports El Diario.
The Ecuadorean parade in Queens on August 3 drew thousands, including Mayor Bill de Blasio, to a colorful display of dancers, El Diario reports.
Colombians, 1.5 million strong in the tri-state area, have little representation and are fractured as a community. Some leaders are trying to change that, El Diario reports.
Traditional music and dance marked the festivities.
The singer, who revolutionized Brazilian music in the 1970s, found religion and freed her style.
Along a nearly mile-long stretch on 37th Avenue, politicians, dancers, and singers showed off Peru’s culture, Queens Latino reports.
Colombians in New York voted in the June 15 runoff which re-elected the incumbent, Juan Manuel Santos.
From Colombia, classical guitar, song and poetry inspired by indigenous tales.
The Bhagavad Gita gets a modern treatment from two Brazilians passionate about its universal message.