Latino culture  / La cultura latina

Spanish that Works Review 

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In this section, we share information about Latino culture and links to Spanish or Spanish-related websites.  In addition to the featured links for this issue, you may also want to check out our previously featured links & information

Links to Spanish Language and Latino Information
Courtesy of the Pikes Peak Library District in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Many excellent sites for English speakers to learn about Spanish language and Latino culture or for Spanish speakers to learn about education, health, and U.S. laws and procedures.  Includes links to information in Spanish about citizenship and immigration, migrant labor laws, and the IRS. 

Spanish language and Culture Web Picks


Previously featured links:

Spanish Valentine's Day site
Online Encyclopedia
Health Information in Spanish

Statistics and info for grant seekers

Horoscope in Spanish
People magazine in Spanish
Latino News Links
Weather information in Spanish
Latino Culture Links

Doing business in Spain
History of the Spanish Language


Health information en español

Hispanics are considered to be at high risk for developing diabetes. The Spanish version of the American Diabetes Association website gives information en español for patients, families, and healthcare providers. 

Visit the Health & Medical section of the free page for this and other links to health information in Spanish.  


Read your horoscope en español!

Latino culture has a strong fascination for astrology and psychic phenomena.  You can familiarize yourself with this aspect of Latino culture - and practice your Spanish - by reading your horoscope today!

Walter Mercado is known throughout the Spanish speaking world for his astrological advice and psychic predictions.  

Biography of Walter Mercado (en español):

http://www.terra.com/horoscopowalter/biografia/portada.htm 

You can read your horoscope in Spanish today at:

http://www.terra.com/horoscopowalter/

Note:  Walter Mercado is known for his poetic language, so his writing might be hard to understand for the beginner. 



Popular Latino Culture En Español

Stay current with People En Español!

With a magazine subscription, you can look forward to getting something new to read each month!

People En Español (available through amazon.com) is a great way to learn more Spanish as well as stay current with Latino popular culture.


Latino Population Statistics

The U.S. Census Bureau is the most prominent collector and distributor of information about the people and economy of the United States. The Census Bureau's website is user-friendly and includes statistics on the U.S. Hispanic population, which can be of help to those writing grants and proposals.

U.S. Census Bureau
http://www.census.gov 

Also for grant seekers:

Just Grants! Arizona is an excellent online resource for grant seekers. You don't have to be a resident of Arizona to take advantage of the tips and worksheets for grant writing, grant FAQ's, links to federal grant programs, and articles and news stories about successful grant projects. An affiliated website, GrantsUSA, is a portal site for information about grant opportunities in other states. 


Weather information in Spanish

Weather Channel en español
http://espanol.weather.com/   

World weather information
http://www.TuTiempo.net   

Yahoo en español - Clima; weather predictions for major cities
http://es-us.clima.yahoo.com/   


More Links to Information about Latino Culture 

The following links have interesting information about Latino culture:

Teaching from a Hispanic perspective
http://literacynet.org/lp/hperspectives/contents.html

Fact Sheet on Hispanic Culture, Ohio State University
http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/5000/5237.html

 


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