Entre lágrimas y miradas profundas, María Verónica Romero, de 43 años, recuerda cómo su ex-esposo abusaba de ella psicológicamente y físicamente por años desde México hasta su nuevo hogar en Queens. Fué ahí que encontró apoyo para superar los abusos, pero no gracias a instituciones de ayuda contra la violencia, sino a través de la […]
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Rumberos en Nueva York festejan con lágrimas, cantos y tamborazos que Unesco nombró la rumba patrimonio cultural inmaterial de la humanidad.
Read More Rumba Cubana: Nuevo Patrimonio Cultural de la Unesco se celebra desde Cuba hasta Nueva York
The Mayan Guatemalan Center helps immigrants in Palm Beach County with legal, educational and personal problems they may face. Most of the people looking for help are undocumented immigrants from Guatemala, where there’s a large Mayan population. Listen to the story: Listen: Interview with Simy Cuervo from Miami’s United States Conference of Catholic Bishops department.
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There is much more to being an artist that just being innovative. Art is a business and some people forget to learn this side of the job. Listen to the story: Meet the voices in the story:
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Listen to the story: It may take months of preparation for Miami artists to get ready for Art Basel. But for local art supply stores, this time of the year means extra hours and big sales. I.D Art is a family-run business in Downtown Miami. The art supply store carries the main brands in the […]
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Going into Elrazaz: This summer, I lived in Cairo for seven weeks. During this time, I met the NGO, Life Makers, which took me to a community called Elrazaz. This neighborhood is surrounded by trash filled mountains and dirt roads that seem to never end. Brown-brick houses stack next to each other, creating an ongoing […]
Read More Making of “A Family´s Collection”
On May 30, 2013, I visited the Mosque of Amr ibn al-As, the first mosque built in Africa. I went along with a few colleagues of mine who were also international students on an internship in Egypt; our internship consisted in visiting different places inside and outside Cairo. On that day, after walking around the […]
Read More A photograph’s connection
The last six weeks that I have been living in Egypt, the ambient has been frantic due to Cairo´s nonstop city life; however, despite the daily chaos, life in Cairo has been safe and tranquil. Yet, since my arrival I have discovered the unrest of half the population in Egypt toward its current president, Mohammed […]
Read More What are you up to, Egypt?
If you are traveling around Cairo, a must-see area is Al-Moez Street, one of the hidden beauties in the city. It is the oldest main street in Islamic Cairo, and holds several mosques established in the Fatimid era, which served as schools, hospitals and an orphanage. The first mosque on the street is Al-Azhar Mosque, […]
Read More Al Moe´z Street: discover Cairo
First time I interacted with Ahmad Hatem, 14, was at the convenience store below my apartment. I was trying to communicate with the owner by making hand movements as if I were a bee since I wanted to buy honey. I had found a golden jar which appeared to be honey, but by any means, […]
Read More Kids from the block: Nasr City