This is the way I explained this to a dear Puerto Rican friend.
Journalist Maria Cortina will launch a new book about the life of her friend, the well-known and fondly-remembered Chavela Vargas.
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El ex-Fiscal General de los Estados Unidos al presidente George W. Bush visitó al Centro Nacional de la Constitución el 8 de septiembre para arrojar más de algunas curiosidades acerca de su nuevo libro, Verdadera fe y lealtad. Recibido por Chris Stigall de CBS Filadelfia, Gonzales ilumina lo dudoso y lo arcano de una de las administraciones presidenciales más disputadas en la cara del decimoquinto aniversario de 9/11.
The "billenials" are, by definition, hybrid creatures that share more than one culture and speak more than one language. This is becoming more commonplace in Philadelphia among the newest, youngest residents of the city.
Me encontré con este libro de nuevo esta semana, inicialmente lo recogí hace varios años en una tienda de Barnes & Noble en Filadelfia.
Es un libro que el ex director general de la Corporación Chrysler, el Sr. Lee Iacocca, escribió, después de su cambio mágico y también polémico de la empresa fabricante de automóviles, quien es una de las "Tres Grandes" en Estados Unidos.
I came across this book again this week, after I first picked it up several years ago in a Barnes & Noble Store in Philadelphia.
It is a book the former CEO of Chrysler Corporation, Lee Iacocca, wrote, after his magical and also controversial turnaround of the car manufacturer company, one of the "Big Three" in America.
Well, there were already 2 in my family.
My brother Agustín, Electrical Engineer, and my brother Raúl, who just retired from his noble profession, after a long and meritorious career as a Mechanical Engineer.
At age 16, I wanted to be, if not "somebody", at least somebody else.
Make my life count for something —not like in an act of heroism— but, in a more earthly purpose, to avoid being a blatant redundancy.
Or perhaps, God forbids, a plain-vanilla, mediocre, self-conceited brat.
I dreamt for a long time about the idea of meeting this young lady in person, perhaps some time into the far future.
This ‘‘Colombiana,” in the good, not bad sense of the word, is influencing more the U.S. mainstream culture than Julián Castro ever would do, even if he gets the shot of being the running mate of Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton.
As presidential nominee Donald Trump continues to berate a California judge for his Mexican parentage and alleged conflict of interest in presiding over a case against Trump University, a more nuanced conversation is taking place in small cities throughout the United States.
I recently walked by the house Gabriel García Márquez owned and used to stay at in Cartagena, Colombia, and I couldn’t wait to get to the keyboard to tell a personal story about this maestro of good literature and even better journalism.
Only the best is good enough,” Johan Cruyff wrote in his weekly column in “De Telegraaf” at the end of last year, when he had no idea death was going to ambush him this week in Barcelona, Spain.
Although his sainthood is yet to be declared by the Catholic Church, miracles abound in the life of Father Felix Varela, the champion of thousands of Irish immigrants who in the 19th century suffered, fought and, eventually, prevailed in carving out their own space in the American society, just as Latinos are doing today.
The event was a part of AL DÍA's "Diverse Reads" series.
Estas son las tendencias en materia de lectura de los habitantes de Estados Unidos.
Just in time for Hispanic Heritage Month, a new book series for kids captures historical Latina women like you never seen them before.
El próximo verano, Matt Goodwin tiene planes de lanzar la primerísima antología de ficción especulativa escrita por Latinos titulada “Latino/a Rising”. Desde este momento su lista de autores es geográficamente diversa: los escritores proceden de California y Carolina del Norte, Filadelfia y Arizona.
Next summer, Matt Goodwin plans to launch the first ever anthology of speculative fiction by Latino/a writers called “Latino/a Rising.” As of now his authors list is geographically diverse: writers come from California and North Carolina, Philadelphia and Arizona.
Known as the biggest Peruvian heroine during World War II, a Hollywood studio plans to take the story of Madeleine Truel to the big screen.
Hollywood planea llevar a la pantalla grande la historia de Madeleine Truel, catalogada como la mayor heroína peruana en la Segunda Guerra Mundial.
El Diccionario en Inglés de Oxford (OED) agregó a su contenido jerga del internet, que “sin duda da justo en el clavo para interesar e impresionar”.
Oxford English Dictionary (OED) added internet slang and "is ‘bare’ good and ‘nailed on’ to interest and impress you.”
Gabriel García Márquez's certainty of the genius of William Faulkner compelled him to write columns full of praise for the American writer in the columns published in El Heraldo in Barranquilla in the 1950s.
Perhaps because he wrote all his work in Spanish, he is easily overlooked. In the age of the Internet, not anymore. His words were alive this week in a AL DIA Studio during the recording of the first episode of a podcast series entitled "Literature to Listen to" (Literatura Oral), soon to be launched.