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Building a Code of Intimacy: Loving in English and Spanish

Vanessa Garcia | Posted 11.09.2015 | Latino Voices
Vanessa Garcia

It turned out that my Spanish-speaking self was more seemingly diffident. In Spanish, I did not have the ability to pluck the perfect word out of the great web of semantics, and, therefore, I seemed less assertive when I spoke. In English, on the other hand, I was a feminist, a woman who knew exactly what she wanted, and knew how to communicate that with precision. It was depressing that men who knew this side of me didn't seem to like it.


Chris Weigant | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Jeb Bush could wind up being America's next president. That's a statement that my fingers would actually refuse to type for several other Republicans, just because attempting to substitute "Donald Trump" or "Carly Fiorina" in that sentence would be so downright laughable.

Democrats Court Key Voting Block In Florida

AP | MICHAEL J. MISHAK | Posted 09.04.2014 | Politics

MIAMI (AP) — When Charlie Crist went to Miami's Little Havana recently, the Democratic candidate for governor stood before a crowd and said what few...

Roque Planas

Poll Reveals That Most Americans Don't Support Cuban Embargo | Roque Planas | Posted 02.11.2014 | Latino Voices

The U.S. public wants to see the Cuban embargo end. More than half of Americans are in favor of normalizing the United States' fractured relations...

Roque Planas

How Do You Define 'Latino'? | Roque Planas | Posted 09.23.2013 | Latino Voices

It’s an exciting time to be a Latino. The community's numbers are growing rapidly. Latinos already outnumber non-Hispanic whites in New Mexico and C...

Carlos Harrison

Irish "Che" Statue | Carlos Harrison | Posted 03.01.2012 | Latino Voices

Two of Florida’s U.S. representatives are at war with Ireland –- at least with the city of Galway -- over its council’s plans to erect a statue...

History on Cuba - Hidden in Plain View - In Florida's Election Returns

Sarah Stephens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarah Stephens

In the election returns, hidden in plain view, is license for President-elect Obama to fundamentally rethink U.S. policy toward Cuba and expand on his incremental approach.