The episode we’ve all been waiting for: Caribbean FocusTv Presents Hispanic Heritage Month featuring yours truely and host Cherrie Garden, find out more about the Hispanophone Caribbean and learn how to Dance Salsa with us. ¡Olé!
This episode aired on Comcast Channel 25 on September 12th, 2015. National Hispanic Heritage Month began as a 1 week observation in 1968 under President Lyndon Johnson. President Ronald Reagan expanded the holiday to be observed between September 15 and October 15th every year. Now we are celebrating the full 30 days of Independence Day for the countries of Mexico, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua.
To jump start the episode we featured crossover hit N.O.R.E – Oye Mi Canto featuring Daddy Yankee & Nina Sky. #CaribbeanFocus
Some important points to look out for this episode are:
- Did you know: Spanish is the official language of 22 countries #CaribbeanFocus
- Pay attention: Spanish is the second largest native language #CaribbeanFocus
- Focus: Spanish is the second most used for international communication #CaribbeanFocus
- Small talk: Spanish is the third most used language on the internet #CaribbeanFocus
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History of National Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 – October 15