Erik Alvarez Professor Bogusky December 02, 2015 INTRODUCTION Hello everyone, one of my earliest memories that I have from school is from my first day of kindergarten. I remember walking into my ESL, english as a second language class, & instantly being questioned as to why I was in there. My fellow classmates assumed I was asian because of how I looked and teased me to the point of tears. In reality, I am of Guatemalan origin. When you think of Guatemala, you might think of all the bad stuff the media only covers, like the violence or drug cartels. It is more than that, and I’m here today to share more information about the old country and inform you guys on Guatemala’s history, culture, and it’s natural beauty. BODY 1. History - Let’s …show more content…
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Although In more developed cities, the citizens forgo these traditional wear for a more western style. Not only are our clothing very expressive, so is our food and taste. ▸ The Food: Guatemalan food has to be one of my favorite foods ever. My mom’s cooking is the best. Many Traditional Guatemalan foods are based on Mayan Cuisine, which features ingredients like corn, chilies, and beans. Almost all the dishes incorporate some form of black beans, tortillas, and a side dish. Whether it is eggs & cream for breakfast or sopa de pollo for lunch. ▸ Yummy Tamales: Tamales are a popular dish in Guatemala. They are made of masa and are steamed or boiled in a leaf wrapper. ▸ How to MakeTamales: Tamales can be made from many ways. You can choose to have a dough from corn or potatoes, include only meat, vegetables, or both, and finally choose what you want it wrapped in, like leaves or husks. What you do decide to wrap it affects the flavor in the end. When the tamales are wrapped in cornhusks, they resemble tamales from Mexico, & are called
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How fast can Salvador Perez,catcher for the Royals, throw down to 2nd base?Salvador Perez should wen the golden glove One reason that Salvador Perez should win the Golden Glove is because of his phenomenal accomplishments. He has awesome throwdowns and his calls for the pitches are good. He also has a decent batting average. Another reason he should win is because he has won so many other awards.
Due to the area’s close ties with Mexico, the border region enjoys an influx of both American and Mexican pop music as well as traditional hits from both countries. An excellent example of this mixing of cultures is the Tejano group Intocable. Garsd points out Intocable is an interesting musical group “inspired by Mexican music, country hits and rock bands like Def Leppard” (Garsd). In terms of cuisine, the same can be said about the border region’s taste on food. Due to the area’s geographic location, the border region enjoys an excellent display of authentic food from both countries as burgers and tacos are truly enjoyed.
Puerto Rican food comes numerous tropical roots and tubers like malanga and particularly Yuca (cassava), from which thin saltine like casabe bread is made. Ajicito or cachucha pepper, a marginally hot habanero pepper, recao/culantro , sarsaparilla, allspice, achiote (annatto), peppers, ají caballero is the most blazing pepper local to Puerto Rico The Taínos additionally developed mixed bags of beans and some maíz (corn/maize), yet maíz was not as overwhelming in their cooking as it was for the people groups living on the terrain of Mesoamerica. This is because of the successive tropical storms that Puerto Rico encounters, which wreck products of maíz, leaving more protected plants like yuca conucos (slopes of yuca become together). Maíz when utilized was much of the time made into cornmeal and made into guanime, cornmeal blended with pounded yautía and yuca and wrapped in corn husk or extensive
On the whole Dominican food, they are not cooked fairly plain. They cook their food with a lot of spices, the spices that are generally used to flavor their dishes are yucca, annatto, oregano, allspice, clavo, aniseed, nutmeg, canela and sal en grano. Dominican
In recent years Guatemala has become one of the strongest economic performers in Latin America thanks to prudent macroeconomic management. Even with this happening it is just one of many countries that had an increase in poverty in this region in recent years. After a 36-year civil war this country made significant progress by achieving macroeconomic and democratic stability. With the signing of the Peace Accords in 1996, the country improved its access to international markets through trade agreements (Guatemala). Guatemala was among some of the first colonial conquest of the mainland.
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Instead of the traditional Mexican tamale it 's wrapped in banana leaf. And just to top that off Guatemala is also famous for its coffee and it is now one of the biggest producers in the world. Okay let me tell you the history of Guatemala, so originally Guatemala was a Mayan civilization. But then the Spanish conquistador Pedro de Alvarado in 1523 and
The food that we eat is chilaquiles,pozole,sopitos,tacos,vivria, Menudo,Chile,relleno,Enchilada,mole and alb?ndigas. That are my favorite one that I like in my culture. But yes they are more different type of food that we Have. But that is
On the other hand you have Mexican food usually spicy and most likely a bit salty. Still they have there amazing food as well but not a huge variety. Mexican uses a lot go vegetables when making food. It a great compliment to the saltiness of the meat they make, you can see this in the most popular food, tacos. Usually tacos are made with a corn tortilla with cut up steak, onions, cilantro, green salsa, avocado and any other toppings you prefer.
Guatemala was part of the Spanish Empire for about three hundred years (1524-1821).19 During this Colonial period, Spanish immigrants, who imposed a new culture, religion, and language on the local inhabitants, changed Guatemala's 12. See generally OAKAH L. JONES, GUATEMALA IN THE SPANISH COLONIAL PERIOD (1994). 13. See generally W. GEORGE LOVELL, A BEAUTY THAT HURTS - LIFE AND DEATH IN GUATEMALA (2000). 14.
II. (MP 2) The Haitian’s Cuisine is a unique form of cooking from the islands, it’s an important role in the tradition. A. (SP 1) Rice and beans are the national dish and Sweet potatoes, manioc, yams, corn, rice, pigeon peas, cowpeas, bread, and coffee are also very common. B. (SP 2)
There were plain tamales, tamales with red, green, yellow, black chile, and tamales with chocolate. There’s a lot of varieties and inventive ways of preparing and making tamales. Everything depends on the persona and how they want to make them, the size, colors and shapes carried almost as much as fillings. The wrappings are made of corn husks, banana
Guatemala is located in Central America and was once heavily populated with the Mayan population. Ever since the Spaniards took over the land that the Mayans called theirs, the Mayans became enslaved in their home country and have been struggling to regain power ever since. For many years the people of Guatemala have been poorly treated and have been constantly fighting to keep their land against the government. Guatemala has been at civil war for a very long time due to economic and political inequalities which in turn lead to the Mayans protesting against the governments that were causing damage to their land. Although the Mayans believed that these protests would solve the issues that they were facing but in reality the government just invested
In 2016, the occupation in Nicaragua is mostly about Services50%, agriculture31% and industry18%. The agriculture product in NIcaragua are coffee, bananas, sugarcane, rice, corn, tobacco, cotton, sesame, soya, beans, beef, veal, pork, poultry, shrimp, lobsters and peanuts. The industries in Nicaragua
Similar to many other Latin countries, Venezuela is mainly a catholic country with 96 percent of their people identifying as such (with 2 percent being protestant & 2 percent being other various religions). Another common trait Venezuela shares with other Hispanic countries is the official language being Spanish and having many other indigenous languages spoken throughout the country. The more exciting parts of their culture are involving their celebratory traditions. The food that is typically found all of this country is Arepa and Hallaca, these dishes are “corn pockets” and tamales stuffed with various other foods to fit each individuals liking. Another popular celebratory custom is their national dance, Joropo.