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Old 01-19-2015, 11:09 AM
 
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I guess they would be considered Afro-Latino. The more interesting question is "Would immigrants from that country be able to identify themselves as Hispanics in the United States?"
There is no such thing as Afro-Latino or Hispanic in Africa. There is rather a Spanish speaking African country the way there are French Speaking African countries and English African speaking countries.
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Old 01-19-2015, 01:12 PM
 
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There is no such thing as Afro-Latino or Hispanic in Africa. There is rather a Spanish speaking African country the way there are French Speaking African countries and English African speaking countries.
So the rules apply everywhere else in the world but not in Africa?
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Old 01-19-2015, 02:10 PM
 
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So the rules apply everywhere else in the world but not in Africa?
Yes because Africans are Africans despite them speaking foreign languages. As the wise man said
" A wood that falls in a river can stay there as long as it can, but it will never become a crocodile". You can twist this the way you want but the meaning is Africans will never be uprooted no matter what.
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Old 01-19-2015, 05:14 PM
 
Location: New England
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It's not often that I respond to imbecility. But this post really did it!

Is an Equatorial Guinean Hispanic?

You're kidding, right???

How many years did it take you to get thru first grade???

Oh my f-ing God!!!

No need for the insults, you're pretty out of line in my opinion. The OP was just asking a question. When we ask questions, we learn. Hopefully we learn from considerate and pleasant people.
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Old 01-25-2015, 02:12 PM
 
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Without reading or researching. I could assume this is an type of settlement by the Spaniards or even the Portuguese. Like the Philippines was one of the many landing points of the Spanish Trade federations. Makes me think why my neighbor have an different girl walking the dog and she speaks no English.
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Old 01-25-2015, 10:58 PM
 
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So the rules apply everywhere else in the world but not in Africa?
It could mean almost anything you want it to since the US government created it. The us department of Health Education and Welfare, in all of its wisdom decided to create the term in 1973 to treat anyone from the south of the border as the same and if they all have the same culture.
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Old 01-26-2015, 12:21 AM
 
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"http://wonder.cdc.gov/wonder/help/populations/bridged-race/directive15.html

Hispanic, as defined in the U.S means: "A person of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race." The definition varies a little from census to census, but always has the vague term "of Spanish culture or origin." Does that include a Basque or Catalan (who may despite the "Spanish" label)? A Filipino?
A Mexican Zapotec? A Panamanian Jamaican? A Haitian Domincan?

Some private groups, like the Ford Foundation, have a narrower definition, someone of Latin American - especially Mexican, Puerto Rican, or Central American origin.
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Old 01-26-2015, 01:44 AM
 
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What about those people who identify themselves as Hispanic, and are immersed in numerous aspects of Hispanic culture (from food, history, dance, music, etc.), yet who do not speak Spanish because their parents never passed it down? Are those people not true Hispanics in your book? Are Ted Cruz and Jennifer Lopez (Lopez is not fluent in Spanish, though she has gotten better over the years) not real Hispanics?
there is not such a thing as hispanic food, when Americans specially say hispanic food they think mexican, I can guarantee you in south america people don't eat or know what mexican food is, and in spain mexican food was pretty much unheard of until recent years

history, there is not a common hispanic history, more than 20 countries around the world speak spanish and they all have different histories from one another

dance? there is no hispanic dance, in argentina you have tango, in spain you have flamenco, in cuba you have mambo, in colombia you have bolero, in mexico you have that accordion mariachi stuff, each spanish speaking country has its own different kind of music

hispanic simply means you speak spanish as a first language or you are immerse in one of the many cultures where spanish is spoken....... J lo is not really hispanic, she cannot speak spanish that well, if she was to come to colombia she'd be seen as an american!

Equatorial guineans are hispanic, when you meet them they speak spanish with even a spaniard accent and that is their mother language!!

I also know Wahariis (people of western sahara) arabs whose land was a colony of spain, spanish is their first language and they are hispanic, or millions of ladinos (spanish speaking jews mostly from spain and israel)

hispanic is not a race, is not a culture, is not a people.... hispanic simply means you speak spanish
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Old 01-26-2015, 01:50 AM
 
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There is no such thing as Afro-Latino or Hispanic in Africa. There is rather a Spanish speaking African country the way there are French Speaking African countries and English African speaking countries.
don't be ridiculous

french african speakers are called franco-africans

spanish speaking africans are called hispanic


english speaking africans are called anglophones


don't speak for Africa, you've probably never even been there!
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Old 01-26-2015, 02:07 AM
 
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"http://wonder.cdc.gov/wonder/help/populations/bridged-race/directive15.html

Hispanic, as defined in the U.S means: "A person of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race." The definition varies a little from census to census, but always has the vague term "of Spanish culture or origin." Does that include a Basque or Catalan (who may despite the "Spanish" label)? A Filipino?
A Mexican Zapotec? A Panamanian Jamaican? A Haitian Domincan?

Some private groups, like the Ford Foundation, have a narrower definition, someone of Latin American - especially Mexican, Puerto Rican, or Central American origin.
In the US hispanic is often very mexican-centric, which is funny because no spanish speaking country has a culture like the one americans identify as hispanic (mexican culture) except for mexico.

in my country colombia u wouldn't find burritos, tacos, people wouldn't know what a pińata is, or all those cinco de mayo celebrations mexican do, for us cinco de mayo doesnt exist, people don't know what that is.... we only find out what those things are when we go to mexico or the USA
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