Spanish language

Arts & Culture
10:09 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Not Dutch? New Spanish language magazine launches in Holland

Joe Silva and Nicole Burns hold up the first edition of Nuestra Comunidad.
Terrence Vaughn The Holland Sentinel

Most people know Holland, Michigan for its Dutch roots and maybe it’s big tulip festival.

But in the 2010 U.S. Census, more than 1 in 5 people who live in Holland identified as Latino. So maybe it’s no surprise why The Holland Sentinel newspaper decided to put out a new Spanish language monthly magazine.

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Politics & Government
12:44 pm
Fri August 3, 2012

At 'English-only' hearing, Rep. Conyers delivers his statement in Spanish

Still from a video clip of Conyer's speech
realgravity mediacast

It was a controversial hearing to begin with. Yesterday, a House subcommittee was looking into a bill that would make English the official language of the United States and require that government functions like naturalization ceremonies be conducted in English.

Democratic Rep. John Conyers of Michigan was not a fan, so he decided to deliver his opening statement in Spanish.

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