Monthly Archives: December 2013

Xmas in Puerto Rico


The content and length of the Christmas celebration are much different from that in the United States. Parrandas or Trullas Navideñas, very common during Christmas, are basically large moving parties in which a musical serenade is brought to a friend’s or family member’s … Continue reading

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Beach…


After a long, exhausting work week, and as I obviously didn’t have the same bustle I did on Monday, a well-deserved rest at the beach in San Juan. Descanso en la playa después de una larga larga larga semana de … Continue reading

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In what language do we remember?


In what language do we remember? Is it the language we use when we speak with friends and family in our everyday lives? Or does our choice of a language of memory involve a transposition, a translation in the literal … Continue reading

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U.S. Battleship Maine Explodes in Havana Harbor


The U.S.S. Maine entered Havana Harbor in 1898. The ship mysteriously exploded the next month. (via http://goo.gl/7FSOjz)

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Puerto Rican Nationalists Open Fire on House of Representatives (March 1, 1954 )


March 1, 1954 | Puerto Rican Nationalists Open Fire on House of Representatives By THE LEARNING NETWORK

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