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You Had Me at “Hola”

We have already talked about both the importance and relevance of the minority’s vote in the upcoming election. We focused on the role of the Latino/Hispanic vote and how the Republican Party intended to attract them. Now, as promised, it’s time to have a go at the Democrats. While Republicans resorted to the use of […]

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Hispanic Voters Encouraged to Vote through Spanish Language Ads

Ads posted by Obama and Romney teams aimed at Hispanic voters have popped up through many media outlets in the last couple of months, but more so in the last couple of weeks; right before the November elections. As many Latinos fall in the range of “undecided voters”, new advertisements aimed at this special group […]

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“Yes, we can” Translation

I was reading an article about Obama and the Spanish speakers in the States and I found that the journalist translated, the “YES WE CAN” campaign slogan as “si se puede” (if we can), instead of “Sí, se puede!”  (Yes we can!). What a difference an accent mark can make! The funniest thing about this […]

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