Fifty churches, synagogues, mosques and temples in New York City will start housing nearly 1,000 migrant men. The new plan announced by Mayor Eric Adams means the city will pay houses of worship to have beds, showers and dining areas, filling in the desperate need to provide shelter as more migrants keep arriving. The announcement comes as religious affiliation in the US is down, even among Latinos.
Yoselin Calcurian, 35, is among some 400,000 Venezuelans who went to Brazil, fleeing economic collapse and political chaos. She and many others say they are now struggling to find jobs and learn a new language.
A controversial housing dispute this week reveals a deep strain on the intake system for migrants.
In Brazil, eating pork used to have negative connotations. But A Casa do Porco, or The Pork’s House, in downtown São Paulo, has transformed pork into a gourmet food, kicking off a culinary trend throughout the country.
Growing up in Brazil as a Black man, Dalton Paula said he missed seeing people who looked like him on movies and TV. At 40, he now creates paintings, photos and installations about Black communities. In 2021, he and his partner also turned their home into an art school called Sertão Negro, or Black Hinterland.
With Peru's current political upheaval as a backdrop, award-winning filmmaker Melina León is developing new projects. Her latest feature film will tell the difficult story of a young Indigenous woman living with epilepsy.
After years of getting high prices for their fruit, Peruvian growers and exporters have seen the prices fall dramatically this season.
For years, Mexican artist Martín Ramírez was only known as a psychiatric patient who made drawings. That narrative is changing.