Transitioning from Florida to Minnesota

Diana and I talked about the Venezuelan influence and traditions in her life. Another major emphasis was on how different life and attitudes are between Florida and the Midwest.

Rania Mazouz interviews Gustavo Cruz about his life and growing up in Venezuela

In this interview, conducted in December 2018 in Alexandria, Virginia, Rania Mazouz (14) interviews Gustavo Cruz (45) about growing up in Venezuela. Gustavo talks about growing up in two different states with his mother and siblings. He also talks about...

A view into my cousins life and memories.

Learning about my aunts childhood memories, grandparents and future ideas.

Migrating to América

Migration for people is a hard decision,but by improving their quality of life,they adapt to the new customs and their new country.

Carlos Leon “Coming from Venezuela” interview

Carlos Leon is my Venezuelan roommate who came to the USA with political asylum after crisis struck Venezuela. He has had to go through many challenges, including learning English. He is also single and ready to mingle.

Mommy Chats with Yolanda Febres

My mom is the most significant individual that is a part of my life. Her life, her story is the reason why I am here today smiling and enjoying the many blessings I have.

My mom Mariana

We talked about the past and the good old memories of my childhood and many of the greatest moments of my mother’s life

Getting to know Lorlly’s life

For this interview Lorlly Varela talks about her beliefs and life experiences, as well as , her challenges being an immigrant in Unites States.

Venezuelan Nuns and Coming to Brooklyn

I interviewed my mother-in-law, Barbara Aiello, about her childhood in Venezuela, her move to Brooklyn, our family and when she used to play pranks on the nuns in her Catholic school.

Linnea and her Abuela talk about Abuela’s first experiences in America

Linnea Guy (13), from Greenville, South Carolina and Miriam Wood (69), also from Greenville but originally from Caracas, Venezuela, discuss early experiences from Miriam’s first months spent in America. In this interview, conducted in Greenville, South Carolina on November 28,...

Norita Villalobos (Tata)

An interview done by me to my grandmother that I call “Tata” since I was born. She is Maracay, Venezuela, my hometown and I am in Weston, Florida where I recently live. We communicated by Skype.

Entrevista con mi mamá, en español

Spoke in Spanish with my mom (age 86), who was born in Cuba, eventually moving to Venezuela, where she met and married my dad. She was a college professor for decades before retiring. She came to the US in the...

Angelica Romero and Andres Parra

Angelica growing up in Maracaibo Venezuela and moving to Caracas and meeting Andres dad