In this section, we display articles from our media team as well as other articles from around the world that would be of interest to our community. As with our videos and photos, they cover all the aspects of our culture including Latin people living and working in Vancouver, socio-cultural events, and business being conducted between Latin countries and the rest of the world markets, most notably with BC and Canada.
What is Cinco de Mayo? Cinco de Mayo has become a party for all Latin people living in the United States and Canada, as a recognition and many times as an excuse, to drink, eat and party as a Latino. But let’s spread knowledge about what really happened that day. The Battle of PueRead More
A Glance at the History of Salsa Salsa has its roots with the first settlement of slaves from Africa, who became the new habitants of the islands of the Caribbean Sea. Their big influence in music was played and danced to for their masters from different parts of Europe, suchRead More
CHRISTMAS CAROLS The word Carol or Carole is derived from the French and Anglo-Norman language and means dance or song or a circle dance, accompanied by singing and expressing religious joy. During the 14th century carols became popular religious songs to Christ or The Virgin Mary andRead More
CHRISTMAS TREE Christmas trees are an important part of Christmas celebrations. Families and friends gather around them to exchange gifts. Many cities around the world put trees up in squares, parks and government buildings; we can see them in shopping malls, work offices and in manyRead More
From Buenos Aires to Romance When traveling to Buenos Aires, it is essential to take a day trip to Uruguay to discover Colonia del Sacramento. Ferries depart daily from Puerto Madero, the new and famous district of Buenos Aires. Fares are reasonable and it takes three hours to cross tRead More
Settling in BC
By Alisa & Jorge Aragon, Mortgage & Leasing Experts With low interest rates – now is an ideal time to tap into the available equity in your home to fund your renovation needs. But these rock-bottom rates won’t be available forever – the Bank of Canada estimates fixed morRead More