Archive for October 12th, 2009

One Day, Two Celebrations

Five hundred and seventeen years ago today, Christopher Columbus set foot in American land for the first time, in the name of Fernando and Isabella of Spain.

Carabela Descubrimiento

Today, throughout the continent, we commemorate the occasion. Whether we believe that the arrival of Europeans to the Americas brought only good things, only bad things, or a mix of both, that day changed the course of history. We are who we are today because of that day.

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