Holiday in Virginia

Virginia notable latinos Bolivar, Fernando (c. 1810-1898). Venezuelan-born Fernando Bolivar, the nephew and adoptive son of Simon Bolivar (the great hero of South America’s wars of independence), provided... Read more


chronology Trade between Philadelphia and Cuba intensifies during the American Revolution. Manuel Torres, the first Latin American diplomatic representative in the United States, arrives in Philadelphia. El Habanero,... Read more

West Virginia 4

Lourdes Gutierrez Najera West Virginia chronology 1800s- 1900s As West Virginia’s railroad, coal, and zinc production industries boom at the turn of the century, the state embarks on... Read more