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[17 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]
The reality of Hispanics in the USA

In an article published recently at STLtoday.com, Jorge A. Riopedre, president of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan St. Louis, shared his views on the growing role of Hispanics in American communities and more precisely in the State of Missouri.
These two paragraphs from his post are very interesting, as they describe first the erroneous image that, unfortunately, prevails in the minds of many on both sides of the border and then goes on to emphasize the contribution of Hispanics to American society:
To most, “Hispanic” has become nearly synonymous with …