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¿América o The Americas? (IV) - U.S. not America (6)


Al desembarcar los colonos ingleses, neerlandeses y franceses en las costas noratlánticas ya tienen una visión deformada de los americanos: bárbaros, esto es, paganos o no cristianos, salvajes y caníbales. 1,398 more words


Eat local — Dominican Flavors: Tapas in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo, known officially as Santo Domingo de Guzmán, is the capital and largest city in the Dominican Republic and the largest city in the Caribbean by population.  581 more words

Food And Wine

Columbus, de las Casas, and the Undiscoverable Land

Once upon a time, in Iberia in the fifteenth century, there was a Genoese man with fanaticism in his soul and a dream in his heart, a dream of sailing West to go East. 3,167 more words

Celebrating chocolate!

Yesterday was a, or maybe I should say, THE national holiday in Spain, known as the Fiesta Nacional de España (or Día de la Hispanidad… 182 more words

Spanish Foods

El día del Descubrimiento de América

Yo No celebro este día, aunque tenga ascendencia Italiana por parte de mi madre, por ella  también tengo  ascendencia Nativo Americana. Por más bajo que sea ese porcentaje a mi me llena de mucho orgullo.   168 more words

America Latina


At about 10:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 11, 1492, a native of an island over four thousand miles west, south-west of Palos de la Frontera in Spain, may have been walking along the beach with a torch to light his way home, and the flame of his torch may have been the light that was seen from the deck of a ship rising and falling gently on the ocean swells 3 nautical miles offshore. 103 more words

History In CynemaScope

Cuba's a beauty beyond the beach: Havana may not be a resort, but it's where the nation's culture lies

News that the United States recently reopened its embassy in Havana brought back memories of a visit my wife and I made to Cuba a few years ago. 1,196 more words