Caribbean & Latin American

Charles Testut's Le Vieux Salomon: Race, Religion,

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Progress in late 19th century Latin America “To develop to a higher, better, or more advanced stage” is how progress is... defined in the Merriam-Webster dictionary. The Amazon River Basin is home to the world's largest rainforest. Honduras offers fine beaches on the Bay Islands, pristine jungles and the superb Mayan ruins of Copan. Mento is a more folksy rural style of acoustical music that influenced other forms of music such as reggae in Jamaica. Americans are among the lowest taxed people in the industrialized world and we have the ruined infrastructure and safety net to prove that.

Telenovelas (The Ilan Stavans Library of Latino

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In dramatic contrast, in the neoliberal phase after the breakdown of the Bretton Woods system, the US Treasury now regards free capital mobility as a "fundamental right," unlike such alleged "rights" as those guaranteed by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: health, education, decent employment, security, and other rights that the Reagan and Bush administrations have dismissed as "letters to Santa Claus," "preposterous," mere "myths."

Constructing the Criollo Archive (Purdue Studies in Romance

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Directed by Juan Nunez del Prado and John Cohen. Flashy arrangements are highlighted with funky brass and Afro-centric rhythms. That is why the executive regularly calls for "fast-track authority" for these agreements - essentially, Kremlin-style authority. Food and Drink Digital is the industry-dedicated arm of the WDM Group. This article presents the outcomes of an exploratory meeting that identified: (a) the problems related to the nurse migration and nursing shortage of Latin America, and (b) the need for collaboration on a regional study focused on these critical issues.

Soon Come: Jamaican Spirituality, Jamaican Poetics

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Fifth, policies that permit dual citizenship as well as citizenship based on ancestry (jus sanguinis) have allowed the descendants of many emigrants to come legally to Europe. Quirós founded ECO GLOBAL, Costa Rica consulting firm advising on sustainable development and since then has been in charge of all aspects of the firm. With some of the finest beaches and the clearest waters in the Caribbean, Cuba is a magnet for tourists and water sports enthusiasts.

The Cult of Bolivar in Latin American Literature

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Most of the jobs in the hotels, ports, and restaurants where wealthy tourists visit employ people from poorer communities at low wages. The band's high spirits and musical virtuosity will keep you listening and dancing to the record, rendering the wait for their next recording not only tolerable, but positively enjoyable. - Jim Foley Salsa Picante, a solid nine-piece working dance band, taps the Bronx legacy of such Cuban and Puerto Rican notables as Machito, Noro Morales, Tito Puente, Arsenio Rodríguez, Tito Rodríguez, Ray Barretto, Jerry Gonzalez, Manny Oquendo, Charlie Palmieri and Eddie Palmieri.

Postcolonial Tourism: Literature, Culture, and Environment

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In addition to the regular general education course requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences, FILAS students choose one focus track for their most advanced courses: Social Sciences, Literature & Culture, Communication, Public Health, Environmental Studies, or History. What is significant in Latin America is that while the climate at the base of the Andes may be type A, the different zones of climate and corresponding human activity vary as one moves up the mountain in elevation.

A Companion to Latin American Literature and Culture

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Like the blues, which shares with it this same characteristic, it lies outside the post-Renaissance sense of time and in this it is essentially non-European. (O'Gorman 1972: 51) One important aspect of the continuum was the community from which reggae grew and in which it and its successor musical styles remain rooted. Intelligence Research's 'Science & Security' consulting service grew out of this project. Their social organization may indeed be described as a non-insular utopian cluster, one which has clearly empowered a formerly disenfranchised community.

The Fifth Figure

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Thomas, the collapse of a tunnel being built on the railway—were celebrated in songs that are still sung today. Betsaida and her family abandoned their home and a small business in the port of Tumaco, in the Pacific of Colombia, and were forced to follow the road that more than 7 million displaced Colombians have as a result of the armed conflict. An exploration into multiracial identity challenges this re-ordering of racial monoliths and homogeneous social organization; it provides an opening for discussion of similarities rather than differences, of interlinkages and a shared history of colonization.

They Dream Not of Angels But of Men: Homoeroticism, Gender,

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The Cuban economy is banking on tourism to forge a path to a more prosperous future. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 102-115. 1994 “Crops and human culture,” Third Annual Conference of the Society for the Study of Local and Regional History. By comparison, the US has a Gini coefficient of about .40, while many social democratic European countries are in the .20s. – Ed.] Historically, this sample was subjected to a similar kind of colonization. Juneja, Renu. "Contemporary Women Writers."

Trauma, Memory and Identity in Five Jewish Novels from the

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DVD 2880; also VHS Video/C 7537 This documentary follows Grace Kodindo, an obstetrician in Chad, as she tries to stop mothers from dying during pregnancy. Debajo de cada reseña, favor de incluir 4-6 palabras clave que pertenecen a su artículo. Regional integration of the kind that has been slowly proceeding for several years is a crucial prerequisite for independence, making it more difficult for the master of the hemisphere to pick off countries one by one. If the percentage of Latinos who complete high school decreases as a result of the policy, as it most likely will, it will have an incredible impact on the Latino workforce.