Latin American
Journal
Created by: Osvaldo Calle Quiñonez
Why another magazine?
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In order to help to solve problems concerning integration
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lingual problems
cultural differences, social differences and different cultural values
discrimination
difficulties accessing the labour market
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In order to ease the problems of Latin Americans abroad
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Current affairs
◦ Analysis and information on the recent Latin American topics
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Migration
information on rights and obligations of migrants
◦ addresses of interest
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Integration
◦ daily life in Germany
◦ Manners and customs of Germany
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Job opportunities
◦ Exchange of information on the labour market: You have what I need. I have what you
need
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Information about social events in the Latin community
◦ we have fun, too!
◦ Information on social activities of the Latin Americans
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German classes
◦ speaking and understanding people
Will you accompany us?