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Spanish speakers held back by dual-language trend

April 13, 2009

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THE PRESENCE of Spanish is everywhere in America, from the labels on food to the announcements in the MBTA stations. While waiting for the Red Line at Harvard Square, I heard an announcement over the loudspeaker, first in Spanish, then in English. Why should we have to wait to hear the announcement in our language in a country whose first ... (Full article: 187 words)

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