English plus Spanish = Spanglish February 5th 2011 Dear reader
Guapo tells me that in 1950s Argentina, parents of non Spanish speaking background could only give their children names that were translatable into Spanish. So, it was OK to name a baby George because it translated into Jorge. But it wasn’t OK for a bub to be named Keith, because this didn’t have a Spanish equivalent.
Now, if you were born across the river there were no suc ... read more
South America » Uruguay A violent Marxist urban guerrilla movement, the Tupamaros, launched in the late 1960s, led Uruguay's president to agree to military control of his administration in 1973. By yearend, the rebels had been crushed, but the military continued to expand i... ... read more
Guapo and Guapita have travelled all over the world, and were planning their first international trip together - to Uruguay in October. Sadly those plans have now changed. And yes that's Guapo in the No. 7 jersey in the top left photo.... full info