Category Archives: Latino culture

Latinization of Public Parks

Since I was a child my family celebrated Easter Sunday at Arroyo Verde Park in Ventura, CA. This park is situated between two canyons with hiking trails and playgrounds that keep children busy all day long. Over the years I … Continue reading

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Portland’s Cinco de Mayo

Last year I attended the Cinco de Mayo festival in downtown Portland. This four-day festival featured amusement park rides, food booths, art and crafts, basketball tournament, and musical entertainment. This annual event has been organized for 24 years by the Portland-Guadalajara Sister City … Continue reading

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“South of the Border” Amusement Park

Has anybody visited Pedroland? Well if you happen to be in South Carolina and pass by the town of Dillon, you are in for a rude awakening. Or you can visit Pedroland online.  Every Latino and Latina stereotype you can think of is there for … Continue reading

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