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Manuel Miranda Named Hispanic Businessman of the Year 2019
By Latino Impact October 10, 2019 Since its establishment in 1967, the weekly Impacto has recorded the history of the Hispanic community in New York City and one of the traditions it maintains is the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, annually...
Immigrant Entrepreneurs Shape a New Economy
Manuel A. Miranda was 8 when his family immigrated to New York from Bogotá. His parents, who had been lawyers, turned to selling home-cooked food from the trunk of their car. Manuel pitched in after school, grinding corn by hand for traditional Colombian flatbreads called arepas. Today Mr. Miranda, 32, runs a family business with 16 employees, producing 10 million arepas a year in the Maspeth section of Queens. More
New York Congressman Crowley Honors Manuel Miranda
September 8, 2011 Rep. Joe Crowley (right) and Manuel Miranda (left), president of Queens-based Delicias Andinas, meet in the Congressman’s Capitol Hill office ahead of attending President Obama’s address to the Joint Session of Congress. Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the...