Columbus Day: Do you know by what other names is also known ?

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In most Latin American countries this day is known as Día de la Raza (Day of the Race) but is also celebrated under many different names. Latin America Día del respeto a la Diversidad Cultural (Day of Respect of Cultural Diversity)  in Argentina Día de las Américas (Day of the Americas) in Belize and Uruguay Día del encuentro[…] »

What Does Columbus Day Mean for Hispanics?

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If you were to ask any number of people what Columbus Day means to them, then you are bound to get different answers. Rarely do we examine in detail how the discovery (or non-discovery) of America marked a dramatic change across historical and ethnic boundaries, with the effect felt globally. This discovery was of such[…] »