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A national language lesson from Puerto Rico

Speaking of dignity, self-respect, the instinct of national preservation through the defense of one’s own national language and national sovereignty, we need to point out as an example the recent rejection of U.S. Statehood with all its publicized “dollar benefits” on the part of the majority of  Puerto Ricans in a recent national plebiscite they […]

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The Making of a National Language

Editor’s Notes: The following article is written by Renato Perdon. ————— A clear proof the cultural diversity of the Filipinos is the number of languages and dialects spoken in the Philippines, from Batanes in the North to Jolo in the South. This language diversity is one of the reasons why it took more than three centuries, […]

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