support babalú

Your donations help fund
our continued operation

do you babalú?

what they’re saying






recommended reading

babalú features

recent comments

  • asombra: If this pope ever wants my respect, he’d better have an incredible mea culpa ready, and I mean epic.

  • asombra: I’m telling you, those typical Cuban women are to die for, even if they’d make Aunt Jemima blush with shame. But...

  • asombra: Queen Marie Antoinette never said “If the people have no bread, let them eat cake,” but even if she had, she would...

  • asombra: This noxious asshole isn’t worth a response, being merely a generic academic POS, but he begs a very common question:...

  • TWFKAP: Fucking disgusting. But then, what else can we expect from the sub-human trash that is the left…

search babalu

babalú archives

frequent topics

elsewhere on the net


Hispanic or Latino or Cuban-American?


We’ve spent innumerable hours arguing whether it’s more correct to use “Hispanic” or “Latino.” Well, when it comes to the Federal Government, the correct term is “Hispanic.” To read about it by someone who knows, read the article at

And, you’ve also heard many of us complain that elected representatives did not want to give Hispanics a full month to commemorate National Hispanic Heritage Month. Ergo, we have half a month in September and half month in October (Sept. 15-Oct. 15).
I did an interview on the Silvio Canto radio show on Sept. 21, 2013, where we addressed this topic – Hispanic or Latino or Cuban-American? It depends.

To listen to the interview, click on

5 comments to Hispanic or Latino or Cuban-American?

  • Luis3939

    American of Cuban descent. Please relay the information to Jorge Ramos of Univision. LOL!

  • raddoc

    I'm with Luis. Hispanic and Latino are both stupid and offensive, and a way to try and shove us into a minority plantation. I think we all know that "Hispanic" is a contrived political term from the late 1960's. Both terms here in the US do not have a defining race, language, culture, nor country. They are a joke as they are used to corral a multi-generational LA Chicano who does not speak Spanish, and a recent white immigrant from Buenos Aieres or a Peruvian of Japanese descent. These three people are not of the same race, culture, country, and one if the three sure doesn't speak Spanish-not even Spanglish. Yet all three are "Hispanic"??

  • "Cuban by birth, American by the grace of God."

    "Latino" and "Hispanic" is only used when you want to suck up to the filthy Democrat/liberal/progressive racist overlords. There is NO excuse -- none -- for attaching that label to yourself.

  • asombra

    Well, our Cretina is totally Latina, so there.

  • If the folks in this post's pic are "Hispanic"--Fine, then "Afrika Banbaataa" and "D.J. Cool" are "Anglo."