Spanish Culture and Language

The South of America

The South of America In elementary school geography we memorize and sketch trade good maps of nations Guatemala is bananas Chile is copper Venezuela, petroleum We see the drawings and the landscapes not the population. Preparing our children to be robber barons with the math of imperialism cheap fruit + disposable growers = satisfied supermarket […]

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Spanish Culture and Language

Let’s Talk Cinema

Cine, Spanish for cinema, is one of my favorite pastimes. Movies are a great introduction to culture, language and history of another region. Director Carlos Saura’s, Carmen, was a key inspiration for my website’s title, Fake Flamenco. The passion I saw in the dancing of the classic opera’s retelling scorched my eyelashes. Latin culture, art […]

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