Category «Caribbean & Latin American»

Latin American Literature and the Great War: On the

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The Cuban government also suppressed the military efforts of the Afro-Cuban leaders Pedro Ivonet and Evaristo Estenoz to reverse that political decision which ended in tragedy in 1912. The country has officially been at peace since World War II but has unofficially been in almost continuous military conflict. This discussion has been framed within the idea of the reconstituted family, one way of establishing kinship being the speaking of a common language. Statistically, marriage appears to be on the decline.

The Modern Latin American Novel (Twayne's Critical History

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Topics include segregation, white supremacy groups, immigration, and how law has interpreted racialized geographies. 333 – Regional Planning Seminar (3) Prerequisite: GEOG 231 or HISP 209. If you are new to Latin Caribbean cooking, keep in mind that the food is always evolving due to the many cultural influences on the islands and the need to import products to sustain the population. The APEC Secretariat is located in Singapore and APEC summits are known for their “family photo,” in which heads of state dress in attire typical of the host country.

The Contemporáneos Group: Rewriting Mexico in the Thirties

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Within Middle America, geographers recognize the contrast (cultural, economic, and historical)... between the isthmus and the Caribbean islands. The Caribbean seems to be a good-case scenario for the advance of cultural tourism. US economic, political, and cultural relations with countries from Mexico and the Caribbean to Central and South America continue to grow in importance. S. – Latin American Relations looks at Latin America’s almost 200 year relationship with the United States.

A Master on the Periphery of Capitalism: Machado de Assis

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S.-Latin America Free Trade Areas: Some Empirical Evidence," in Saborio (1992). (45) The Canadian government also appears favourably disposed to expanding the NAFTA to other Latin American countries. Stroke mortality is higher than in developed countries but rates are declining. DVD X7100; Video/C 9561 Amazonia, Voices From the Rain Forest. Not only had Marley assumed front-and-center-stage in name and voice, but the Wailers were different people.11 Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer had departed the group, amicably by most accounts, including Tosh's, for their own successful careers.

Transnational Cervantes (University of Toronto Romance

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In this paper one will analyze the structural techniques and traits used to facilitate the construction of Caribbean societies, post emancipation. La Santa Montaña de Puerto Rico: El misterio de Elenita de Jesús (1899-1909). One of Kandel's suggestions for reorganizing the system was that primary education should be general education, with no vocational content, while postprimary education should be offered in several kinds of schools with different curricula. Eileen's main interests include Latin American economic policy and international political economy.

Postcolonialisms: Caribbean Rereading of Medieval English

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On 18 December 2001 – after more than twelve months of research, worldwide consultation, and deliberation – the Commission released its report, entitled, “The Responsibility to Protect.” The Canadian government, particularly the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT) supported and funded research initiatives in an effort to further develop the norm and aid in its implementation, however, in part due to political changes in government, support for RtoP has diminished in recent years.

Latino/a Thought: Culture, Politics, and Society

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33 member states: Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Dominica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Co-operative Republic of Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Santa Lucia, Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela.

Translating Neruda: The Way to Macchu Picchu

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Video/C 8652 Focuses on the story of Miguel, a Quiche Maya falsely accused of collaborating with Guatemalan guerillas, who was tortured and then dumped on a roadside near Guatemala City. The initial goal was the sequencing of the plant pathogen Xylella fastidiosa, which was achieved for the first time worldwide. Castro’s policy of seizing (nationalizing) businesses and property raised concerns in the United States. They include the Sierra Madre Oriental in the eastern part of Mexico, the Sierra Madre Occidental in the western part of Mexico, and the Sierra Madre del Sur in the southern part of Mexico.

Painting Borges: Philosophy Interpreting Art Interpreting

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Cortés defeated the Aztecs by uniting the people that the Aztecs had subjugated and joining with them to fight the Aztecs. Twenty-one years later, Virginia Dare born 1587 Roanoke Island in present-day North Carolina, was the first child born in the Thirteen Colonies to English parents. Frank Hill's Upheaval \n 1939 and Roger Mais's Hurricane (1943) also supported the cause of nationalism, and the most significant playwright of the decade, poet Una Marson, wrote plays honestly tackling middle-class problems.

Crônicas Brasileiras: A Portuguese Reader (University of

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An Executive Council of ten members, five from each chamber, was presided over by the governor. Paysages culturels du patrimoine mondial: vingt ans d’expérience 1992-2012. DVD X4912 Presents first-hand accounts from the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo, who dared to challenge the ruthless dictatorship of Argentina from 1976 to 1983 and have sought to find their missing grandchildren. Our writers find themselves trying to capture the elusive essence of Caribbean identity and the coming together of various races and cultures within the rigid critical parameters of the “European Other.” In the case of Caribbean authors, in whose works there is great linguistic and cultural diversity, there are some who defy these standards and redefine them, such as Marie (Vieux) Chauvet (Haiti), Myriam Warner-Vieyra (Guadeloupe), and Ana Lydia Vega (Puerto Rico), who attempt to transcend this “magico-realist” mode by undermining it or parodying by bringing to the forefront the fact that there is another important aspect at work that Édouard Glissant terms “natural” poetics, and which he defines as follows: “J’appelle poétique libre, ou naturelle, toute tension collective vers une expression, et qui ne s’oppose à elle-même ni au niveau de ce qu’elle veut exprimer ni au niveau du langage qu’elle met en œuvre” (236) [I define as a free or natural poetics any collective yearning for expression that is not opposed to itself either at the level of what it wishes to express or at the level of the language that it puts into practice].