Hispanic and Latino: What’s the difference?

You’ve heard the terms Latin American, Hispanic and Latino.  Some might believe that they’re pretty much the same… they are NOT.  So what is Latin America? And where does the term “Hispanic” fit in? Take a look at this… A Haitian or person of Haitian descent can be called a Latin American.  A Brazilian or […]

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Friday Canción: Mano a Mano (A Tango Song)

  It’s Friday again.  The weekend is here! Are you ready for some sweet Spanish music to touch your heart?  I’ve got a Friday Song for you… La canción de viernes: Mano a Mano | Música– Carlos Gardel & José Razzano | Letra– Celedonio Flores This one is a lot slower and more poetic than past Friday Canciones.  […]

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Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz: The third archetype

  Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz was a 17th century nun, self-taught scholar and acclaimed writer of the Latin American colonial period. She was also a staunch advocate for women’s rights. (Biography.com)   In previous articles we explored the issue of gender in Latin America and how specifically women were/ are confined within two […]

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