Canutito was not just ‘cualquier pelão’
Canutito threw up sus manos en exasperación. “Just when I think que I am starting to understand Spanish you and grampo say things que yo no entiendo! What does it mean cuando you say que una persona ‘no es cualquier’ títere’, grama?”
‘Una papa caliente’: what Ecuador is playing at
There’s no doubt Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa, as Spanish speakers put it, is a man with “cojones”. In 2009, he gave an almighty middle-finger salute to America by closing down the US air base in the port city of Manta. In 2010, during a ...
What do careers look like in Teton Valley?
Making a living in Teton Valley isn’t easy, but creative, hard working people are finding ways to do it. A study of Teton Valley’s ... of the American farmer is currently 57 to 58 years old meaning agriculture will need a new generation in the near ...
Villalba Talks About Announcing NBA Games In Spanish
BLOCK: And I guess there's a little bit of disagreement among Spanish-language broadcasters over the right term to use, say, for, well, dunk, for one - slam dunk. Mr. VILLALBA: Yes. BLOCK: What do you say? Mr. VILLALBA: I say clavar, I use una clavar ...
Nick Bringardner: What is Latino?
During academic breaks I would search for Spanish novels to read and maintain fluency. I remember two summers ago when I really felt like I was Latino. My entire reading list was comprised of “Latino” novels: "Crónica de una Muerte Anunciada ...