Cientos de ecuatorianos recibieron a su Virgen con lágrimas y bailes en Corona

Story published in English at Voices of NY.  Una imagen de la Virgen del Cisne fue traída desde la ciudad de Loja a Corona, para visitar a sus seguidores en Queens que no pueden viajar al país.   Vestido con pantalón de piel de borrego, un poncho colorido y sombrero de lana prensada en mano, […]

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Thousands in Public Money Spent on Personal Expenses by Former Queens Library Staff

Published in WNYC. Employees at the Queens Public Library spent over $300,000 in library funds on items like concert tickets, Apple TVs and extravagant meals, all while claiming the library was running a deficit, according to the city Comptroller’s Office. City Comptroller Scott Stringer released a report today saying that former Queens Borough Public Library President […]

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Mexicans Struggle to Preserve Indigenous Language Miles from Home

Story published for the Knight-CUNYJ fellowship program.  Last winter, Ñani Migrante, a Mexican-American organization in Staten Island, held several workshops to teach Mixtec, the fourth largest indigenous community in Mexico. The goal was to preserve the language for native speakers and their children. There are over 300 indigenous language variants in Mexico, and Mixtec is […]

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