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Daysi Calavia-Lopez
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How did you hear about Latinitas?
I heard about Latinitas through Hugo Balta's Latino Media Communicators Facebook group.
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite type of music?
music in Spanish
What is your favorite TV show or movie?
What is your favorite book or magazine?
The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
What is your favorite hobby or what do you do for fun?
I love taking pictures.

Daysi Calavia-Lopez's Blog

You Said Que?: Como se dice "Parking" en Español?

Posted on May 16, 2012 at 9:04pm 1 Comment

I always try my hardest to learn the right way to say words in Spanish.

I try not to fall into the lazy pit of using slang or making up my own invented "translations".

Sometimes it's hard not to do that and sometimes it's funny to do it but I really love the language the Spanish language because it makes me feel closer to my heritage to listen to it and be able to speak it, that's why I take pride in speaking it as correctly as I can.

However, lately I've started…


Hispanics by any other name

Posted on April 4, 2012 at 9:02pm 0 Comments

Tonight I was watching the 11:00 o'clock news in Spanish language channel Univision. I saw a package about the fact that Hispanics continue to identify themselves through their individual nationalities rather than under the umbrella term "Hispanic"or the similar "Latino". I thought it was interesting but I was not surprised. It is true that as a group, we Hispanics, are extremely proud but that pride only stems from joining together to share all of our differences. We are a diverse group and…


Daysi La Latinita from Miami

Posted on March 26, 2012 at 8:30am 3 Comments

Hey everybody! How are my Latinitas? 

My name is Daysi. I'm 25 and I'm half-Nicaraguense and half-Spanish. 

But to tell you the truth, I'm a big time Miami girl. I love this city. It's not 

just because of the amazing sunshine, beautiful downtown area or of course

the famous and infamous Miami beach, it's because of the people! 

I've often heard complaints about people from Miami. "They are loud", 

"sometimes they are rude", or the most common one…


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