Download PDF by Richard Worth: 1970s to 1980s (Hispanic America)

By Richard Worth

ISBN-10: 0761441786

ISBN-13: 9780761441786

ISBN-10: 0761446249

ISBN-13: 9780761446248

The Hispanic the USA sequence takes readers on a trip to a spot that used to be known as the hot global.

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President Carter intended to establish diplomatic relations with the Castro government if Castro took major steps to bring freedom and democracy to Cuban citizens. Castro permitted exiles to return to the island and visit family members. They included leading members of the Cuban exile community who had formed the Committee of 75, a group of prominent Cubans in Florida. As a result of talks between the Committee of 75 and Castro, the Cuban dictator agreed to release political opponents of his regime who had been jailed and tortured.

During the 1970s, large areas of the Bronx and Brooklyn, where the Puerto Ricans lived, were struck by fires. Arsonists burned huge sections of the neighborhoods and turned them into wastelands. Meanwhile, Puerto Rican children were struggling in school and dropping out before receiving their high school diplomas. Almost 60 percent failed to graduate from high school—double the number of white children. This was partly due to the fact that many Puerto Rican children could speak only Spanish when they entered school.

Eventually a foreman would bring clothing to be sewed by the machine operators. ” Q Q moved into the Puerto Rican neighborhoods, and found jobs in local factories. Many of them were illegal immigrants who had crossed the Mexican border into the United States. They received help from people called coyotes, who charge a fee to smuggle the immigrants across the Rio Grande along the border. S. Border Patrol checkpoints. Once they arrived in the United States, the Guatemalans did not want to draw attention to themselves in case they might be deported.

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