Tag Archives: Latin-American women

How did my mum do this!

How did people manage? what i actually mean is: how did mums manage to do all this and not get lost in translation in the past?. Is it actually possible to be a mum that is on top of things … Continue reading

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I’m just a girl

Ok, this is a subject i’ve long been thinking on how to tackle, and i’m not sure i’ll ever know what the best way is, so i’ll just start and see where it leads.. It’s no secret i’m thinking a … Continue reading

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Madre soltera / Single Mother

Durante una conversación con una amiga española me llamó la atención un comentario suyo. Ambas vivimos en el mismo barrio en las afueras de Londres y tenemos en común la guardería a la que asisten nuestros hijos, el idioma que … Continue reading

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Mami, cuando crezca puedo ser una Cholita?

Mami, cuando cresca puedo ser una cholita? (Mum, when I grow up, can I be a cholita?) Recuerdo preguntarle esto a mi mamá en uno de nuestros viajes por el campo en Cochabamba, Departamento de Bolivia en el cual nací … Continue reading

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Juana Azurduy de Padilla

I have wanted to write about Juana from the first day I started this Blog. Her story is as intense and sad as the story of our continent. She has gone into history for having been one of the bravest, … Continue reading

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Rigoberta Menchú

Rigoberta Menchú Tum nació en Uspantán, El Quiché, Guatemala, el 9 de enero de 1959 Esta noche quise escribir sobre Rigoberta Menchú, líder indígena guatemalteca que representa la lucha de los pueblos indígenas de su país. Su historia es relevante pues … Continue reading

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Frida Khalo

Magdalena Frida Carmen Kahlo y Calderón Nació y murió en la casa azul Coyoacán,  Méjico (julio 6, 1907- julio 13, 1954) / Was born and died in the “blue house”, Coyoacán, México (July 6, 1907-July 13, 1954) Kahlo es una de las … Continue reading

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