INDEPENDENCE DAY OF HAITI.

On January 1st 1804 the Independence Day of Haiti was proclaimed. Haiti is a country in the Caribbean that was originally claimed as Spanish territory by Christopher Columbus in 1942 and known as Hispaniola. For this years Independence of Haiti I would like to share the image of Cathedral Notre-Dame that was considered as oneContinue reading “INDEPENDENCE DAY OF HAITI.”

12/16/2022.

The above poetry lines were inspired from the original poem by Emily Dickinson entitled: “Wild nights – wild nights!” I reflected upon line 7 and 8 to make inferences to the Christopher Columbus voyages, and to create the poem an response to Dickinson. As I was excited to learn of the “Generations of American schoolContinue reading “12/16/2022.”

Book Reflections | “CUBA: AN AMERICAN HISTORY” Ada Ferrer.

Winter Reading (s) | As I take the time to reflect upon the first reading of Ada Ferrer’s prologue from the book entitled: “Cuba: An American History” (2021), I was inclined to write upon the impressive reviews to delightfully taste the poetic prose of rich history intertwined with Cuba’s American History. I foresee that FerrerContinue reading “Book Reflections | “CUBA: AN AMERICAN HISTORY” Ada Ferrer.”

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH 2022!

I would like to wish everyone that celebrates and commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month a very happy month of celebrations. Hispanic Heritage Month begins on September 15 to October 15 annually. This is a time to reflect upon the immense historical contribution of Hispanic / Latino Americans, as well as to think of the continuous improvementsContinue reading “HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH 2022!”

CURIOUS NATURE.

Entrenched in the World of Islamic Pirates, Catholicism, Spanish explorers and conquistadors, I was reflecting upon the sugar, ginger, jewels, gold, silver mines, that were found in Hispaniola, Cuba and New Spain (Gibson, 2014, p. 70). I wondered has everything been discovered? What if there was still so much to find and discover in theContinue reading “CURIOUS NATURE.”

DEMOCRATIC SPACES?

I took the time to reflect upon democracy and democratic spaces. While it is important to preserve democracy, I wondered do we ever discuss or what should be constituted as a democratic space, where democratic discussions take place? For instance – the students who come together in a classroom, the individuals are from various backgrounds,Continue reading “DEMOCRATIC SPACES?”

PERU INDEPENDENCE DAY!

I would like to take the to wish Peru a very happy Independence ahead of time, as the actual day of Independence occurs on the 28th of July and is a celebration that occurs for 2 days. On the 28th of July it is the commemoration of Peru’s Independence from the Spanish Empire, and aContinue reading “PERU INDEPENDENCE DAY!”

SOMOS IBEROAMÉRICA!

I would like to wish all the countries that are collectively included as Somos iberoamérica! that is translated as We are Ibero-America from the Spanish language, a very happy Somos Iberoamérica day on this July 19th 2022. Somos iberoamérica / Ibero-America are the regions of the Americas that speak, Spanish and Portuguese as the pre-dominantContinue reading “SOMOS IBEROAMÉRICA!”

Ivana Marie Zelníčková.

On July 14th 2022 we learned of the passing of the 45th President of the United States of America’s ex-wife (m.1977- div. 1992) Ivana Marie Trump, with the surname that is changed to Zelníčková. Mrs. Zelníčková passed away at the age of 73 (1949-2022). She is the mother of President Trump’s 3 children, Donald Jr.,Continue reading “Ivana Marie Zelníčková.”

DR. MARY JANE MCLEOD BETHUNE.

In honor of the statue unveiling of Dr. Mary Jane McLeod Bethune at the Washington Capitol, National Statuary Hall, Washington D.C., USA. I am proud to join you to offer my congratulations upon this historic moment. Dr. Bethune’s statue is named as the first “Black” American in the Statutory hall, where I would also likeContinue reading “DR. MARY JANE MCLEOD BETHUNE.”