Category «Caribbean & Latin American»

Vulnerable States: Bodies of Memory in Contemporary

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 9.01 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

SOURCE: Rodriguez, Maria Cristina. “Women Writers of the Spanish-Speaking Caribbean: An Overview.” In Caribbean Women Writers: Essays from the First International Conference, edited by Selwyn R. Do not use cheap humor or cultural stereotypes. See Garvey, Marcus University of Technology, 63, 109 University of the West Indies (UWI), 6 3, 6 4, 7 1, 109, 125, 153, 155 n.13, 162, 164, 170, 172 URoy, 150 Vaz, Noel, 169, 170 Verity, Robert, 179 Villa Maria, 167 visual arts: contemporary, 184-189; foundations, 178-180; intuitives, 177-178; 1940s-1950s, 180-181; 1960s, 181-183; 1970s, 183-184 Wailer, Bunny, 145-147, 151 Wailers (Bob Marley and), 142, 155 n.9 Walcott, Derek, 119, 125 The Watchman and Jamaica Free Press, 104 White Willard, 152 whites, 10-11, 13 Williams, Francis, 115 Winkler, Anthony, 130 Wint, Arthur, 99 Woodham, Steven, 153 Wynter, Sylvia, 125-126, 127 About the Authors MARTIN MORDECAI, a former Jamaican career diplomat and civil servant, now resides in Toronto and is a freelance writer and photographer, and a businessman.

Sacred Cow (Masks)

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 10.66 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Plantation agriculture in the rimland was successful because of the import of technology, slave labor, and raw materials, as well as the export of the harvest to Europe for profit. At that time, Espaillat appropriated European customs and traditions as the major components of Dominican culture while he deemed African-influenced culture inappropriate fare for the salons in Santo Domingo. Cuba is gearing up for an increase in tourism when travel restrictions are lifted by the United States.

A Translation and Interpretation of Rosa Chacel's Sonnets "A

Format: Paperback

Language: Inglés

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 11.44 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

However, in practice, there is little that can be done to minimise such differences after data collection and processing. In English and various languages with English voiceovers. In “Boodhoo” (1932), by the same author, the “half-caste” Anglo-Indian protagonist is considered irresistible by his white mistress Minnie; she is “struck by his beauty” (145), his “large and almondshaped” eyes which were filled with a “distressing intensity” and “passion and longing” (149). Illegal drug income flowing into Mexico has become a major part of the economy in specific areas.

Searching for Safe Spaces: Afro-Caribbean Women Writers in

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 12.07 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

In Brazil, for example, the poverty rate fell from 28 percent in 2003 to 23 percent in 2005, with the income of the poorest half of the population growing over twice as fast as that of the top 10 percent. · Inflation has generally remained subdued and is expected to decline moderately further, to a regional average of about 5 percent in 2007, testimony to the growing credibility of central banks in the region. · This expansion is supported by solid economic fundamentals. Excessive use of pesticides and the possibility of introducing an integrated pest management technique are discussed.

Domesticating Empire: Enlightenment in Spanish America

Format: Print Length

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 8.30 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

The Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos have also established offshore financial centers, and other Caribbean Islands are working to increase their visibility with similar services. The conference will be attended by some important figures from the Middle East and the region. Slaves and Missionaries: The Disintegration of Jamaican Slave Society, 1787-1834. Video/C MM1251 Examines devotion in Cuba to San Lazaro (Babalu-Aye) at Rincon, where pilgrims perform acts of mortification as a "promise" to the deity for favors desired.

Global Issues in Contemporary Hispanic Women's Writing:

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 11.42 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Most goods were produced by artisans who lived and worked in the same building. Given the close link between poverty eradication and environmental protection, ecological sustainability is a necessary condition for long-term agricultural and rural development in the region. 43. What is evident is that the Mixed group has been steadily increasing with each census – up from 16.3% in 1980 to 18.4% in 1990 (Henry 87); and up from 10.3% in 1970 Guyana to 12.2 in 1991 (Bernard 11) (the lower percentage for Guyana could very well be attributable to the mass exodus of “Mixed” Guyanese during the 1970’s and 1980’s).

Theorizing a Colonial Caribbean-Atlantic Imaginary: Sugar

Format: Print Length

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 13.37 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Caribbean immigrants were more likely to be in poverty than the U. Lucia, Dominica and French Guyana; Papiamento, a Dutch, Portuguese, English and African blend; and Patois in Jamaica. Resuscitation was partly due to an islandwide competition in 1951-1952 sponsored by The Daily Gleaner newspaper, which brought both masquerade and Jonkonnu traditions together. (Set Girls are now rarely seen.) It is now most often revived at organized heritage celebrations.

Dividing the Isthmus: Central American Transnational

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 11.02 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

In December 2004, mercosur and andean community agreed to form a South American Community of Nations including Chile, Guyana and Suriname, which means the whole of South America. Analyze changes and continuities in long-distance migrations in the period from 1700 to 1900... into Latin America Throughout the short history of the United States, it is clear that the U. Prerequisite(s): Any course in Latin American Studies and/or Women's Studies and/or History. People of the Developing Nations) The Ecuadoran government granted Burlington Oil a contract to explore and exploit oil in the Achuar Indian territory without consulting with the Achuar.

Marks of Identity

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 9.11 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

To handle these type data, Baum (2008) advises the use of the fractional response model proposed by Papke and Wooldridge (1996). The prospect of political power galvanized Bustamante, who, almost over- night in 1943, willed the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) into being. Advocate, n579 (June 18, 1991):68 (2 pages). The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is an organization with fifteen Caribbean members established to promote economic integration and cooperation in the region.

Caliban's Voice: The Transformation of English in

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 14.94 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Latin America is known as a culture region due to the common ancestral background and culture that is similar amongst all the Latin American countries, from Mexico down through Brazil. Rastafari communities are to be found wherever in the world people from the Caribbean have settled, and the faith has 'manifested' in people from all racial groups, including whites. They feared that European countries would try to re-conquer the new republics. Increasingly, a few of the islands are now also beginning to be known for what they can offer the cyclist.