By Evelyn P. Yenson Northwest Asian Weekly We all are pilgrims, and that is why we were going to Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection. When the Holy Father stated that he is the son of immigrants, I felt the same gratitude to be an American as the third-generation South African Chinese […]
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly For many, the potential harbored in a single sip of coffee means conquering that morning meeting, finishing work reports, and having that pick-me-up when it seems the work day would never end. Yet “Caffeinated,” a documentary that debuts this week, will cause many to rethink their regular cup of […]
Northwest Asian Weekly was the recipient of three 2013 Better Newspaper Awards at the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association’s 126th annual convention held Oct. 4 in Olympia. Reporter Jason Cruz won first place in the Best News Story–Long category for his story, “Family asks for help to free Tacoma resident imprisoned in Nicaragua,” about prison […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly “I stand before you a free man,” Jason Puracal said at a press conference held on Friday, Sept. 21 at the University of Washington School of Law.<!–more–> Puracal, an East-Indian American, was held in a Nicaraguan prison for two years on false drug charges. Thanks to the work of […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly “It’s hell on earth.”
By Will Weissert and Christopher Sherman The Associated Press LOS FRESNOS, Texas (AP) — Police wearing berets and bulletproof vests broke down the door of a Guatemala City apartment in February, hunting for illegal drugs. Instead, they found a different kind of illicit shipment: 27 immigrants from India packed into two locked rooms.
David Cohen and Pablo Wong are two new board members of the National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA).