Jamaica Kincaid: Writing Memory, Writing Back to the Mother

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The peoples and their cuisine have melded into the general Jamaican melange, to the extent that no one today thinks of one of the most popular of local dishes, curry goat—and its derivative soup, mannish water, made from boiling the head and entrails of the slaughtered animal, and popularly held to be an aphrodisiac—as anything but a quintessentially Jamaican dish. Over the course of the past century, the people of Mexico have been working through a demographic transition. The United States and other countries have made attempts to pressure these islands to share the financial account information of people evading taxes.

Lárico, lúdico, lacónico

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Navarro’s reasons for joining AIG were many. Management techniques and tools for optimal office performance. An actress and folklorist as well as poet (see Chapter 9), she published several collections in the early years, as well as Jamaica Labrish (1972 and 1975), Anansi and Miss Lou (1979), and Selected Poems (1982) and Aunty Roachy Seh (1993) more recently. PANCAP’s principal remit is to foster cooperation and facilitate access to regional public goods and services that support the region’s response to the epidemic, guided by the Caribbean Regional Strategic Framework. 4 The HIV and AIDS epidemic is disproportionate in the Caribbean, with certain groups bearing a higher burden than others.

Sugar's Secrets: Race and the Erotics of Cuban Nationalism

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In this particular context, how do you assess the role and the importance of the Caribbean nations as part of regional integrating efforts? Bogota: Libreria y Editorial America Latina, 1978. When England seized the island from Spain in 1655, it established a plantation economy based on sugar, cocoa, and coffee. Hollywood na Cultura Brasileira: O Cinema Americano na Mudanca de Cultura Brasileria na Decade de 40 / Claudio de Cicco. Offers previously unpublished work from Latin America scholars that has been translated into English explicitly for this volume.

Understanding Contemporary Cuba in Visual and Verbal Forms:

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Still, as Jamaicans would say, 'good come from bad': Herma Dias, a pupil of Mrs. José Clemente is left to wander all day long and into the night. This delicious custard made from milk, eggs, vanilla, and caramelized sugar is the perfect way to end the night. On Dec. 2, while the Caracas summit was in full swing, State Department spokesperson Mark Toner confidently stated that the OAS remains “the pre-eminent multilateral organization speaking for the hemisphere.” Many Latin Americans would take exception at the notion that the OAS “speaks for the hemisphere” and with CELAC now steaming ahead again, following a brief hiatus, it appears increasingly likely that the aging organization will fade into irrelevance.

The Memoirs of Toussaint and Isaac Louverture: Representing

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Major changes in immigration policy affecting Latin Americans during the second half of the twentieth century: (Immigration policy for Latin Americans differs from the one applied to European immigrants at the beginning of last century) 1965: Immigration and Nationality Act disregards the national origins quota system in favor of 170,000 persons from the Old World and 120,000 persons from the Western Hemisphere. 1968: Congress restricted visas for residents of the Western Hemisphere to 120,000 per year.

Writing Rumba: The Afrocubanista Movement in Poetry (New

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Merengue has always been a vehicle for social commentary of all sorts, so this brutal censorship represented a radical departure from its original form and purpose. Although black Cubans were excluded from baking and pastry-making trades in the 1940s, they nevertheless continued their African tradition of bean cakes, meal dumplings, yam fritters, and tea buns, all of which were side dishes, as well as breads and desserts, baked or fried in hot oil. A Note on Historical Methodology: The conventional method of studying history consists of a chronological process.

Of Forgotten Times

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Its work is guided by the Quadrennial Comprehensive Policy Review (QCPR) of the General Assembly of UN operational activities for development, the Management and Accountability System agreed up on by the agencies in 2008, and the UNDG’s Strategic Priorities for 2013-2016. Harlequin romances idealize traditional male and female gender roles and always have a happy ending. Thanks to the ways in which modern archives have been configured since the 19th century, and the nationalistic framework within which much research has been produced in the 20th and early 21st centuries, the vast literature examining Latin America’s black colonial past focuses upon geographic areas that correspond roughly to current national and regional borders.

Queer Transitions in Contemporary Spanish Culture: From

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Consequently, many medical examiners classify injuries they perceive as less serious as a misdemeanor rather than a felony. To isolate the influences of the three aforementioned categories of factors, two controlling variables are commonly considered: population size and employment growth. The company hosted, trained and promoted musicians and visual artists at its base, The Centre for the Arts, in Port of Spain, from 2006 to 2007. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1992..

Aurora

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Even today in the Dominican Republic, there are no well-known contemporary writers that treat Afro-Caribbean themes such as the Cuban poet Nancy Morejón. The epitaph declares the more immediate desire: that the newly freed blacks would "stretch out [their] hands onto God."2 This was a tacit acknowledgment by the white missionaries3 that the Christian message and ministry had hardly touched the vast majority of Jamaicans up to that point in time.

Fictions of the Bad Life: The Naturalist Prostitute and Her

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In contrast, it made up more than 10% of national population in advanced economies, such as Australia (15%), New Zeeland (14%), Japan (12%) and the US (25%) (Barro and Lee 2001). [Table 1] Despite the efforts to harmonise the data and enable cross-national comparisons, national differences in the stock of human capital for the eight countries under analysis should be interpreted with care. Directed by Kevin Knoblock. c2006. 95 min.