An Introduction to Spanish-American Literature

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Sophisticated farming systems of forest farming communities, such as the Afro-Baudoseno, grow rice, corn, plantains, and fruit trees on one of the riverbanks while managing pigs on the other. Video/C 4288 Examines one of the largest popular celebrations in the world, the week-long Carnaval that brings more than two million people to the streets of Salvador, the capital of Bahia, in northeastern Brazil.
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Juanita : A Romance of Real Life in Cuba Fifty Years Ago

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In that same bedroom, she plays with her doll as if it were a daughter and even tries to breast-feed her. This video portrays the daily routine of the 800,000 people in Brazil who cut sugar cane for a living. Its residents include a wide spectrum of characters, from staid English aristocrats to animated Rastafarians. From sources working in Haiti with the government, rebel insurgents, and convicted drug smugglers, the film follows the violent events leading to the departure of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
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People Get Ready: African American and Caribbean Cultural

Kevin Meehan

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Capitalism thrives on cheap labor and accessible raw materials. Directed by Christopher Walker. 2005. 23 min. His transition into local subject matter was, therefore, natural, not engineered. Touches of red and black, for both bride and groom, also add a Latin touch. La Santa Montaña de Puerto Rico: El misterio de Elenita de Jesús (1899-1909). For some Latin American countries, the economic growth will differ.
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The Black Renaissance in Francophone African and Caribbean

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Then in September 1954, Arbenz was betrayed by foreign powers and overthrown (by the CIA), was declared a traitor, and chased out of the country. Caribbean Quarterly 37, no. 1 (March 1991). Even though Haiti is no longer a political colony of France, its literature continues to be partially indebted to it. In another language, even in Spanish, this sentence could not be answered given the power imbalance between the official and the castaways. Ecuador and Peru have been delaying lowering tariffs on intra-regional trade and Ecuador claims its industries are not competitive, while Peru's problems are economic and political in nature.
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The Other America: Caribbean Literature in a New World

J. Michael Dash

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For their part, Indian industries discovered that Latin America provided a natural outlet for many of their products, including such traditional goods as textiles and garments as well as newer products like cars, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and cosmetics. He began painting relatively late—towards the end of the 1940s—and his passionate support for nationalism (see Chapter 2) influenced his painting as well as his writing. In general, markets have well-known inefficiencies.
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Thresholds of Illiteracy: Theory, Latin America, and the

Abraham Acosta

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Revival endures as more than a theological oddity or colorful footnote. The themes and styles of the frescoes followed European models. In the last fifteen or so years there has sprung up a network of growers, packers, and shippers at one end and wholesalers, distributors, and retailers at the other who service the Caribbean diasporic communities across North America and Europe with foodstuffs, grocery items, toiletries, music, and clothing from 'Yard.' There are, of course, delights that only the homeland can offer: a lazy family day at the beach; a roadside meal of roasted yam and saltfish; a jelly coconut on a hot day; authentic jerk pork at a seaside village called Boston in the parish of Portland; peppered river 'shrimps' (actually crayfish) at Middle Quarters in St.
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Literary Research and Postcolonial Literatures in English:

Liorah Golomb

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La memoria agitada: cine y represion en Chile y Argentina [Madrid]: Ocho y Medio, Libros de Cine; [Huelva]: Fundacion Cultural de Cine Iberoamericano de Huelva, 2001. "El cine chileno durante los anos de la dictadura." The Maya peoples are known for their brightly colored yarn-based textiles, which are woven into capes, shirts, blouses, huipiles and dresses. Our program countries are Guatemala, Honduras and Haiti.
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Voices, Visions, and a New Reality: Mexican Fiction Since

J. Ann Duncan

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The elderly tend to be the most fearful of crime but are not its most common victims. The significance of this meeting was in the partnerships that were established among participating countries; the collaborative plans for future research, the mutual areas of concern that were identified, and the need for scientific evidence that could be used to develop public policies to support nurses, improve the nursing shortage, and strengthen healthcare for the region. The use of the automobile and the growth of highways made possible a nationwide suburban sprawl of which shopping malls and motels are ubiquitous reminders.
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The Politics Of Philology: Alfonso Reyes and the Invention

Robert T. Conn

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His friend consoles him by explaining: “De dougla at it again…Dat’s de way wit’ dem” (141), inferring that heritage establishes behaviour and expectations not accredited to other women, in this case, a “feline and vicious” woman of African and Indian descent (138). With CARICOM rejuvenated, other countries are expressing interest in joining the group. The Caribbean countries also met in July 2013 in Saint Kitts and Nevis to review legal issues related to the protection of the submerged heritage.
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Dreams of the Abandoned Seducer: Vaudeville Novel (Latin

Alicia Borinsky

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How is the political power distributed in Brazil, Mexico, and Cuba? At first the music was named 'ska.' Commentators since have ascribed ska's hard-driving rhythms, brash horn-dominated sound, and exuberant dance steps to the optimism Jamaicans felt about their future after independence. This is, in part, due to efforts by civil society to remember and condemn rights violations and crimes. Research suggests that shame and fear of reprisal are primary reasons why many women remain silent.
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