José Martí was a brilliant 19th century writer, poet, political and revolutionary leader, and Cuban intellectual; however, above all else, José Martí was a proud Cuban citizen. Though born to two Spanish parents, Martí never waivered in his identity as a son of Cuba, and he would spend—and eventually give—his life fighting for the cause of Cuban independence. Martí loved his native country, and desired freedom and pride for all Cubans. Never was this more apparent, than in his poem, “Versos Sencillos” (Excerpts from Simple Verses). The resistance from oppression infused with Cuban patriotism prevalent in this piece, is central to Marti’s message and to the Cuban Revolution as a whole.
Jose Julian Marti Perez, born January 28, 1853, in Havana. Son to spanish people, he was the eldest brother to 7 sisters. Skip ahead, 1865, Marti enrolls at the “Escuela de Instuccion Primaria Superior Municipal de Varones”, influencing his views and philosophies. Later he tried his hand at art but it was a commercial failure, though eventually a poem tiled “A Micaela. En la muerte de Miguel Angel” appeared in Guanabacoa’s newspaper “El Album” and several other poems
Do you know who "El Libertador" is? Simon Bolivar was a Venezuelan military and political pioneer who helped Latin American nations to accomplish their autonomy from Spain. Amid his lifetime, he helped nations, for example, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia to freedom. He likewise establish the frameworks of majority rule government in Latin America acting as president from 1819 to 1830 of the Hispanic-American republic known as Gran Colombia. Simon Bolivar was conceived July 1783, in Caracas, Venezuela to rich respectable folks in Venezuela.
The novel Chronicle of a Death Foretold was originally written in spanish by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. The text was published in 1981 in Aracataca, Colombia. The novel was very controversial for its time and it is still relevant to the 21st century. Since the novel became very popular in spanish speaking countries, especially Colombia, the text has been translated to many languages. One of the languages it was translated into was english by Gregory Rabassa.
We are about to say goodbye to summer, no more sun, beaches and hot weather, if you want to adieu this season big time you´ll need to buy Beatrice Valenzuela´s sandals. In addition to starring in the pages of Vogue Paris as the summer trend, these sandals are proudly made by the hands of Mexican artisans chosen by the designer, but who is Beatrice Valenzuela? Born in Los Angeles, California the shoes and jewelry designer was raised in Mexico City, Beatrice traveled the world for inspiration only to return to her hometown Los Angeles where she opened a flagship store in Echo Park Avenue. Her inspiration comes mainly from countries like Morocco, Mexico and the culture of Native Americans, if you want to be the center of attention and close
Jaime Escalante was born on December 31, 1930, his legal name is Jaime Alfonso Escalante Gutierrez. Escalante was raised around teachers who are his family members. I’ll be talking more about Jaime’s Escalante’s childhood. Also about his different careers and what he does now.
Hi I am Francisco coronado. I was born in the year 1510. No one knows what day or month I was born in. My full name is Francisco Vasquez De Coronado Y Lujan. I was born in Salamanca Spain.
Dia de los Muertos originated in Mexico centuries ago. This holiday is for honoring their loved ones who have passed away. Dia de los Muertos is not mournful, but is celebrated with happiness and joy. Many festivities take place and towns all through Mexico are covered with parades and fancy decorations. Sugar skulls, grave site decorating, parades, all night long vigils, and many ceremonies are all part of festivities that take place on thus (this) special day.
The book I, Juan de Pareja took place during the 17th century in Spain, where Juan de Pareja was a slave. This was during the Renaissance where art was becoming more popular. Everyone at this time, then started to believe science and how everything works and focusing on themselves even more(humanism). Juan was enslaved for about 45 years but was then freed by his master Diego because he felt remorse he did not free him sooner. Another reason was that he developed sympathy and mutual affection for Juan and his master had an opportunity and a chance to free him from slavery .
In this part of the final paper I will examine the religions in Cuba from an etic perspective. As Marvin Harris (1968, p. 575) said “Etic statements are verified when independent observers using similar operations agree that a given event has occurred”. From an etic perspective afro-Cuban religion probably looks strange to outsiders as other cultures looks to me. Looking afro Cuban religion in Cuba from an etic perspective is instructive because even though is normal to us may look strange and people don’t feel comfortable around it.
Jimmy Santiago Baca’s Self Revelation Through Poetry A man with nothing to lose could be considered more dangerous than a man with everything to gain. The back and forth, up and down, side to side story of Jimmy Santiago Baca’s life shows that a man fighting for survival yearns more than a man fighting for simple possessions. Prison takes a toll on people differently, but those people have to accept the fact that jail is now their home for the time being. Some may continue along the beaten path, consuming themselves with regret, anger, or denial; but, some may seek a smoother path, digging deep and figuring out how to modify their lives for the better.
Narciso Rodriguez was born January 27th, 1961 in New Jersey. He is the son of Narciso Sr. and Rawedia Maria who are Cuban immigrants. Rodriquez is the oldest of three children, and the only boy. When he was in elementary school, he developed his liking to sketch. By the time he was in high school, he was taking art classes and was an apprentice with a tailor.
One famous explorer during 1500-1600 was Francisco Vasquez De Coronado. He was one of many explorers from Spain. He resumed his post in Nueva, Galicia. Francisco Vasquez De Coronado was a famous explorer from Spain. He was serving a governor of an important province.