Domício Coutinho studied to spread the word of God, but ended up promoting the work of Brazilian writers through the Brazilian Endowment for the Arts in New York, which he founded.
In “Tala,” Korean-Chilean playwright Kyoung H. Park blends stories of couples around the time of Sept. 11 – of 1973 in Chile and 2001 in the U.S. – who get tangled up in conflicts of identity, government and immigration, reports Downtown Express.
The recipient of a recent award in Stamford, CT, chef Javier Wong is interviewed by El Diario.
Ecuadoreans seek answers after 200 immigrants have disappeared at the Mexican border and transit countries on their way to the U.S., El Diario reports.
In front of the Colombian Consulate in New York, Colombians protested plans to eliminate the seat representing them in their country’s Congress, El Diario reports.
A Spaniard who once lived in Brazil sells unusual handicrafts through her Brazilian Home Collection business in Passaic, New Jersey, and in Bryant Park in Manhattan.
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.