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Today in Latin American history, Christopher Columbus set sail for Spain from Hispaniola, ending his first voyage to the New World in 1493. continue reading »
Today in Latin American history, Christopher Columbus became the first European to set foot on the island of Hispaniola, now Haiti and the Dominican Republic in 1492. continue reading »
500 years ago Christopher Columbus brought tobacco to Spain and today one of the toughest restrictions for smoking has become effective. Four years ago a ban in Spain prohibited smoking at work and today the ban extends to enclosed public places. continue reading »
Rum manufacturers have been actively defending the collective "Dominican rum" brand, and its requirements of being manufactured from sugar cane. Rum is the national drink of the country continue reading »
Nearly 2.0 million faithful 2 million according to the Archdiocese of Guadalajara, gathered from beginning in the early morning hours in the main streets of Guadalajara to attend the procession of the Virgin of Zapopan, the second largest religious procession in Mexico. continue reading »
Spain’s National Holiday, known as Hispanic Day or Fiesta Nacional de España or Dia de la Hispanidad, is celebrated every October 12. This national holiday commemorates continue reading »