Tag Archives: Hispanism in the Philippines

La Manila que nunca podemos encontrar

por: Joaquín Carlos Urbiztondo de Jesús 23 febrero 2013 This was the talk I gave last Saturday, 23 February 2013, at the Bahay Nakpil Bautista in Quiapo on the occasion of the Heritage Conservation Society’s activity Remembering the Liberation of … Continue reading

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José Rizal: Gem of the Spanish Language, Model of Hispanic Philippines

I can never forget the day my name was misunderstood by a barista in a famous coffee shop chain. As he asked for my name, I responded with my first name, “Joaquin”. He struggled and then asked, “What again sir?” … Continue reading

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