Chile, history, Spanish Culture and Language

Chile’s Triumph of Democracy

¡Apruebo! I vote Yes! 7.5 million people turned out to voice their desire for a Chilean constitution based on democracy this past Sunday. 51% voted, despite the hurdle of the corona virus. The present Magna Carta of Chile was written and ratified by Dictator Pinochet in 1980. At the groundbreaking plebiscite on 25 October, 78% […]

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Immigration, Living Abroad

Where are you from? Part II

Immigration IQ, Part II Thanks for your responses! What does a US citizen look like? Funny how the people who read my blog could surmise that the answers were not easy to guess. Although race, age and gender don’t reveal who is an immigrant, in our daily interactions sometimes we believe we can guess where […]

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Immigration, Living Abroad

¿Quién es el o la inmigrante? 1a parte

Cuatro amigos me han contado de su herencia o sus historias de inmigración a los Estados Unidos para el ensayo de esta semana. Mira sus fotos abajo y contesta cinco preguntas al pie de la página por favor. Escoje la(s) letra(s) correspondente(s) de la(s) persona(s) en las fotos para responder. Es posible que haya más […]

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Immigration, Living Abroad

Where are you from? Part I

Four friends have kindly agreed to share their heritage or US immigration stories this week. Look at their photos below, then answer five short questions.  Choose the letter(s) of the person(s) in the photos for your answers. There may be more than one right answer.     Which of these people are immigrants to the […]

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