Tag Archives: Middle East
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The Influence of Arabic Words in the Spanish language

by Efrain Nieves Last week on my way to work, a man stopped me to ask for the time. Upon answering him in Spanish, and as we got on the bus and started on our way to our destination, he respectfully remarked about my broken Spanish. A few minutes into our conversation regarding the Spanish […]

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What Puerto Rico Can Learn from President Obama’s Policy on Palestinian Statehood

By  Julio Ricardo Varela Ever since the Arab Spring, the world’s political status quo has been challenged, and the United States of America —still the globe’s only true superpower (maybe China will be there soon, but no now)— is still trying to figure out its role in this changing political landscape. While the Obama Administration […]

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