by John Inclan Introductory paragraphs: Initially established and manned by peninsular Spanish regulars in 1765 as an infantry battalion to occupy Luisiana, acquired from France three years earlier, what would ultimately become the veteran and professional Regimiento de Infantera de Luisiana formed the core of Spain's military establishment in Louisiana and, later, in the Spanish Floridas until it faded into oblivion during the terminal period of Spain's colonial tenure in North America.
"It's a matter of being able to communicate and a matter of being able to be accepted," said Rosemarie Hermann, executive director of Planned Parenthood in Cameron and Willacy counties. VII Encuentro del Colegio de Cronistas e Historiadores de la Frontera Norte de Tamaulipas y Sur de Texas, A. martes 27 de Enero del 2004 Reunin Binacional de la Mesa Directicva de la Fundacin Binacional de Los Caminos del Rio, Inc / A. Lugar: Edificio Alonzo Pacheco, Distrito Historico de Brownsville, Texas Hora: a.m. Presentacin de los trabajos de restauracin del Centro Historico por parte del Fideicomiso FICEMAT. Clemente Rendon de la Garza: (956) 495-7644 Mil Gracias Carlos Rugerio [email protected] an instructor of history dedicated to the interrelated fields of museum studies, military history, and North American colonial military material culture analysis, interpretation and preservation, it is my privilege and duty to both actively conduct research related to my profession as well as to share the knowledge resulting from that research with you.
The women returned as volunteer promotoras, educating neighbor families one by one.
Six years ago, after visiting El Salvador, Houston physician Peggy Goetz decided health promoters might also work in Houston.
At first, Goetz envisioned promotoras forging individual bonds with families. Pro Salud's eight promotoras now address specific Latino health concerns such as cholesterol, diabetes and high blood pressure.
But Gulfton's apartment complexes were far more vast than Salvadoran mountain hamlets. Promotoras along the Texas-Mexico border often resemble those in Latin America.
In 1779, when Spain joined France in an alliance against England during the American War for Colonial Independence, the unit was enlarged to regimental strength through the addition of a second battalion and participated with distinction in the 1779-1781 conquest of then-British West Florida under the leadership of Louisiana Governor Bernardo de Glvez.