Editorial Hispano de Tulsa Perhaps in the eyes of the world, xenophobic city is the appropriate term for Tulsa. Far, far behind is the title of “oil capital of the world,” and in danger is the absurd banner as the heart of the nation’s Bible belt.
By Juan Miret Hispano de Tulsa It does not matter what the statistics say or what the census advises. The truth is that Oklahoma does not have any ñletters. Maybe it is because that letter does not exist in the English alphabet that we have been excluded from the map. I say this because Oklahoma [...]
By Juan Miret Hispano de Tulsa TULSA — To have extracted “Las Meninas” by Diego Velazquez from the Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain, is undoubtedly the most precious gifts that the Venezuelan artist Wladimir Zabaleta, 67, has given the world and especially Latin America. Velázquez’s eternally famous work, considered one of the symbols of Western [...]
By Juan Miret Hispano de Tulsa Eleven. Yes, since 2007 I have written 11 editorials on this subject. However, there is always a single-neuron being that loses his bearings and is intent on labeling undocumented immigrants as “illegals.” Forget for a moment that the National Association of Hispanic Journalists has been calling for ending the [...]
By Juan Miret & Juan Carlos Nañez Hispano de Tulsa TULSA, Oklahoma – Some eat 12 grapes. Others eat lunch with a serving of tasty lentils, and many clean the house top to bottom. Whatever their ritual, Hispanics hope 2012 brings prosperity, health and success. The rituals Extravagant acts include jumping on one’s right foot [...]
By Juan Miret Hispano de Tulsa TULSA, Oklahoma – Hispanics observe the nine days between Dec. 16 and 24 with parties, singing, praying, piñatas, carols, scooters, punch, sparklers and many more symbols. That is how they celebrate and remember the pilgrimage of Mary and Joseph towards Bethlehem, where they sought shelter for the birth of [...]