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In a Basement, Trove of Spanish Literature Blooms

In a Basement, Trove of Spanish Literature Blooms

Culture, Featured Posts, Latino March 21, 2012 at 2:16 pm

in a SoHo basement underneath the McNally Jackson bookstore, a haven for Spanish-language literature has emerged. In this profile of the Uruguayan bookseller behind the store’s Spanish literature section, he explains his approach to promoting a range of Spanish literature, and tells of how a job arranging flowers helped him land his current gig.

Teen Journalism: Students Balk at Mandarin-Only Language Classes

Teen Journalism: Students Balk at Mandarin-Only Language Classes

Bronx, Education, In the News February 8, 2012 at 1:35 pm

Teen reporter Kiki Olafimihan tells of student dissatisfaction with the policy of teaching Mandarin only at International Leadership Charter High School in the Bronx. And for other teen journos out there — the Bronx Youth Journalism Initiative is taking applications.

Suffolk police failing residents

Suffolk police failing residents

Education, Immigration, Opinion October 3, 2011 at 4:05 pm

Despite touting new translation tools and cursory Spanish-language trainings, Suffolk County police consistently deny basic services to residents with limited English proficiency, according to a coalition of community members and advocates that spoke at a press conference in Bay Shore on September 21.