Latin American Journal Created by: Osvaldo Calle Quiñonez Why another magazine? In order to help to solve problems concerning integration ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ lingual problems cultural differences, social differences and different cultural values discrimination difficulties accessing the labour market In order to ease the problems of Latin Americans abroad To help overcome information deficits ◦ because of the lack of support organisations for Latin Americans ◦ problems of acceptance / appreciation ◦ absence of relief organisations for immigrants in their native language ◦ communication and incommunicado ◦ lack of informative articles ◦ lacking means ◦ isolated efforts of communication Sí: A Latin American journal A magazine for the Latin American public ◦ information and analysis about current Latin American issues ◦ to support the initiatives for the integration and inclusion in society ◦ in order to contribute to spread the Latin American identity Internet: daily updates in the web Print: monthly publication Free distribution Public/Target group: Latin American immigrants Languages: Spanish (85%) and German (15%) Financed by the sale of advertising and donations - Sections 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Current newspaper reports Information on migration Job opportunities Information on social events of the Latin American community Germany – as a subject for Latin Americans German classes The medium, the instrument Current affairs ◦ Analysis and information on the recent Latin American topics Migration information on rights and obligations of migrants ◦ addresses of interest ◦ Integration ◦ daily life in Germany ◦ Manners and customs of Germany Job opportunities ◦ Exchange of information on the labour market: You have what I need. I have what you need Information about social events in the Latin community ◦ we have fun, too! ◦ Information on social activities of the Latin Americans German classes ◦ speaking and understanding people Will you accompany us?