Tuesday, 29 July 2014
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.
The most popular of all Peruvian dishes has an equally delicious relative, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
MoMA is featuring Lygia Clark, and other museums are paying more attention to Latin American artists.
Instructors say that kids lose their shyness when they learn salsa, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
In this Feet in 2 Worlds video, musician Gregorio Uribe explains how coming to New York affected his identity and outlook, and helped him develop a new big band sound.
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