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Asaltados, Aguinaldos, Parrandas y Trullas – A Latin American Christmas Tradition

From “villancicos” to “parrandas” our version of Christmas involves lots of singing, dancing, eating and sharing with la familia y vecinos. For those of us that grew up in the Caribbean, or whose family originate from there, can attest to how infectious and fun aguinaldos, parrandas, trullas, o asaltos are. Surely, the rest of our Latin […]

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La Familia & The Holidays

By Victoria Cepeda Noche Buena, Navidades y Año Nuevo days are upon us like a freight train at the crossings. Along with the holiday cheers a dose of drama is bound to appear. There is the dreaded conversation with your partner/spouse about where to spend Christmas’ eve and Christmas day. Do you celebrate Noche Buena with your parents […]

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Palabras Navideñas/ Christmas Words

Convoke: “Words for Christmas” December 15-23, 2010 November 15, 2010: With the reason to celebrate the upcoming holidays, the blog Mink and its author Alexandra Román will have the event “Christmas Words” from December 15-23, 2010, on working days. We invite all poets and story tellers that write both in English and Spanish interested in participating, to […]

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