Dance Between Two Cultures: Latino Caribbean Literature

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While the comparison isn't completely accurate, the differences between the Spanish of Spain and the Spanish of Latin America are something like the differences between British English and American English. Our work includes programmes to combat key issues such as underage drinking and drink driving – two of the five Global Producers’ Commitments – and illicit alcohol. Scenes of the Toa River region reveal island life in remote villages. Some of these dishes would be a part of the menu for lunch as well.

Pages: 376

Publisher: Vanderbilt University Press; 1st edition (November 1, 1997)

ISBN: 0826513026

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