With the recent changes to Cuban-U.S. policies, more and more people are becoming aware of Cuban culture. Though its people are still oppressed by the government and live in difficult conditions, their culture is vibrant and unique in many ways.
By Evelyn Silva
Siempre que le preguntan a cualquier persona cuáles son los elementos que nos caracterizan como latinoamericanos, se suele hacer alusión a la comida, la música y esa energía contagiosa que llevamos a todas partes. Sin embargo, siempre pienso que los latinoamericanos somos bastante creativos y los juegos con el idioma y las palabras son características fundamentales de nuestra cultura y nuestras raíces hispanoamericanas.
There are 20 countries around the world where Spanish is the official language. They are located in three main areas – Europe (Spain), Mexico and Central America, and South America. Although cultures in these countries share many holidays and customs, each country’s population has its own distinct characteristics to differentiate its culture from the rest.
April is National Poetry Month! During this time, booksellers, librarians, parents, teachers, and students read, write and analyze poems while recognizing the literary accomplishments of many poets, both past and present.