Friday Canción: Music for Hispanic Heritage Month

Music for Hispanic Heritage Month

Hola mis amigos.  Es viernes de nuevo.  I hope you have wonderful plans or at least relaxing plans for your weekend. Welcome back to my Friday Canción feature.  Today I’m doing something a little bit different and featuring a few songs by different Hispanic artists, as part of the month long Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations.  […]

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Paraguay and the War of the Triple Alliance – Part 1

War of the triple alliance

  History is rife with wars and struggles and Latin American history significantly so.  A couple weeks ago we covered the story of Mexican independence.  In the year 1821, several Latin American countries gained their independence from Spain.  That, however, was just one more step in their stories.  After achieving independence most of Latin America […]

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REBLOG: Activities and Resources for Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15.  Why those dates?  Well, it’s a significant time of year for several Latin American countries.  Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua all celebrate their independence on September 15.  Meanwhile, Mexico and Chile celebrate their independence days on September 16 and September 18 […]

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