Category «Caribbean & Latin American»

Literature and Ideology in Haiti, 1915-1961

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In fact, the Dominican Republic’s independence day, February 27, does not commemorate freedom from centuries-long Spanish domination, but from the twenty-two year occupation by Haiti. Her mother and five siblings are determined that it will be: hoping and struggling to make her Quinceañera a special day, despite a lack of support from her father. Dictators in the Caribbean were known to hire Voodoo priests to scare off government opposition.

The Dictionary of Caribbean English Usage: with a French &

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Few of the indigenous peoples—such as the Arawak and the Carib on the islands of the Caribbean and the Maya and Aztec on the mainland—had immunities to European diseases such as measles, mumps, smallpox, and influenza. The observances are arranged by an official committee to illustrate different themes from year to year. Two years later, with an original script... Soliday and the Wicked Bird, the Jamaican Pantomime began to assert its independence.

Caribbean Political Thought: The Colonial State to Caribbean

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This illustrates the hybrid style of management. Permanent snow and ice is found here, and little vegetation is available. Haiti takes up about 10,714 square miles and it is made up of two peninsulas. Gran Concierto "Una noche cubana en los 50." Both terms also have unfortunate negative connotations. Smaller areas of igneous, or volcanic, and metamorphic rocks, formed in the early eons of the island's geologic life, are to be found in the higher mountain ranges, especially to the east.

La Florida del Inca and the Struggle for Social Equality in

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This initiative proposes the creation of a sustainable Network of Central American Anti-Organized Crime and Drug Prosecution Units (OCN) in order to strengthen the prosecuting and investigating capacities of Central American countries in handling complex and transnational cases involving drug trafficking as well as other forms of organized crime, and to enhance regional and inter-regional operational and judicial cooperation. She cites her role in the development and implementation of comprehensive and innovative insurance solutions, such as cyber insurance, with the aim of helping clients stay ahead of the curve.

Jorge Luis Borges: Conversations (Literary Conversations

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Conference and Workshop featuring college and university faculty in the state of Florida. Mexico has extensive mountainous areas with two main ranges in the north and highlands in the south. Mervyn Alleyne (1983: 1) in a lecture at the University of the West Indies, Mona. Its members—all less than 30 years of age and mainly people of different African ethnic origins—practically lived under a system of imprisonment. In the South was an area along the coast of the Arabian Sea that received regular rain and was heavily populated by sedentary populations...

Spanish Romantic Literary Theory and Criticism (Cambridge

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Thomas (Morant Bay) Pordand {Port Antonio) vided into fourteen parishes (Table 1.2). Extending out from the city center (where the town plaza, government buildings, and church were located) was a commercial district that was the backbone of this model. Coast Guard, another equally tragic outcome of their voyage is that the fragile boats might sink and then passengers become bait for the sea. Since 1991, he has been a member of the Executive Board of Directors at the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research, Empa, where he was the Head of the Information, Reliability and Simulation Technology Department and in addition was responsible for the Energy Research Program.

The Cambridge Companion to Jorge Luis Borges (Cambridge

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Sharing the island of Hispaniola are the two countries of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. While being appreciative of their culture and origins, they are respectful of other cultures and others origins, and appreciate the differences as well as the similarities. Guatemala's national instrument is the marimba, an idiophone from the family of the xylophones, which is played all over the country, even in the remotest corners. Ubique su nombre y afiliación al final de la reseña.

The Purloined Islands: Caribbean-U.S. Crosscurrents in

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Oh Carolina was years ahead of its time in using such rhythms. Hearne's writing over the next twenty years was confined to popular fiction: three thriller-type parodies of detective novels coauthored with journalist Morris Cargill. In some countries, such as Haiti, the minority mulatto segment of the population makes up the power base and holds political and economic advantage over the rest of the country while the working poor at the bottom of the pyramid make up most of the population.

Tongue Ties: Logo-Eroticism in Anglo-Hispanic Literature

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In other areas of the Caribbean, such as Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago, the West African traditions passed down through generations of descendants of former slaves are more prevalent in the artwork. Their food isn't overly spicy but that doesn't mean it lacks flavor. A presentation from the workshop "Pharmacy from the Rain forest" held in Peru during October 1994. In February 1969 he retired from politics; he died in September.

Latin Literature and its Transmission (Cambridge Classical

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Calypso appeared in the pop charts. 1960s Miriam Makeba took South African folk and pop to the West. The Games are for countries in Central America and the Caribbean (including Bermuda). For just as the sufferings of God are abundant for us, so also our consolation is abundant through Christ." (II Cor. 3:5). The first of these challenges is demographic. Another important artist who began work in the 1960s and emerged in the 1970s was Milton George.