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This Week On Being Latino: Machismo And Rum

Being Latino, the largest Latino community on Facebook, is a communication platform designed to educate and connect all peoples across the global Latino spectrum. They also have a fascinating online magazine. Every week, we’ll be featuring stories we feel you should read.

In this country, “machismo” is equated with Latinos (more specifically Mexican men). Not just that, but the word has such a negative connotation that it’s usually seen as an insult. Greg Martinez doesn’t see it that way. The Being Latino staff writer suggests that we retake the word, redefine it, and wear it as a badge of pride. We agre. 

National Rum Day was this past Tuesday, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t celebrate on Friday. In fact, we insist that you do, and will even give you some two great rum recipes courtesy of our friends over at Being Latino. Just don’t overdo it. Nobody ever likes that guy.

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