Spanish Identity

What is my identity as a Spanish speaker? LatinX, Latine, Hispanic, or Latino/a/@

Jonathan is a Latino food influencer, furparent to a one-year old JRT, avid traveller, multi-linguist, and stagehand for a few Korean entertainment events. He is also an Ecuadorian-American dual citizen. Follow him on Instagram @ meetmeinmytummy and meetmeinmytravels.

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Negre Jardin Trinidad Carnival Costume

Trini Phrase: Negre Jardin

With the exception of a few fights between rival bands or Negre Jardins…the masqueraders were, on the whole, more amusing than anything else.

Merikan

Trini Phrase: Merikan

A group of black settlers and their descendants who fought with the British against the United States in the war of 1812, were called Merikans.

Maharajin. Sexy Maharajin

Trini Phrase: Maharajin

Don’t cry, maharajin. You is a good woman! As he came up the steps he shouted. ‘How you feeling these days, maharajin? Is me, Chittaranjan, the goldsmith.’

Quito-quito

Trini Phrase: Quito-Quito

Quito-Quito is a phrase used synonymously with BEHIND GOD BACK especially in reference to where someone lives.