Author: Camila Osorio Avendano

Bio: Camila Osorio is a journalist from Colombia. She studied Political Science in Bogotá and an MA in Sociology at The New School. She is now a student in the Journalism and Latin American Studies program at NYU and she has done reporting in Colombia, South Africa and New York.


Brokenhearted? Have a Heart Condition? A Botanica May Offer a Cure

Posted on: 30 Dec 2014

Hundreds of stores selling herbal remedies offer emotional and spiritual support to Latino New Yorkers.

Despite Low Wages, Street Vendors See Freedom as a Big Reward

Posted on: 09 Sep 2014

“What I produce, I produce for me,” says a veteran vendor in this video.

Video: Faced With Restrictions, NYC Street Vendors Push Back

Posted on: 08 Sep 2014

Part of our series Street Food: Meet the People Who Make It

Feeding the Street: The Untold Story of Women Vendors in New York 

Posted on: 25 Aug 2014

NYC has about 25-thousand street vendors, nearly half are women.

Immigrants Give Up the Dream of Homeownership in the U.S.

Posted on: 28 Apr 2014

After years of work in the U.S., many Colombian immigrants are discovering that the only place they can afford to retire is back in Colombia.