Friday January 24, 2020

How North America’s Latinos are unwelcome in their own country

1st September, 2019
Puerto Ricans have been American citizens since 1917 but, according to a 2017 opinion poll, almost half of Americans were unaware of this Pic: Getty

History: El Norte: The Epic and Forgotten Story of Hispanic North America, By Carrie Gibson, Grove Press, €28.75

Donald Trump jr has clearly inherited his father’s talent for personal insults. “What’s authentic about an Irish guy pretending to be Hispanic?” he tweeted last October, calling out the Democratic congressman and presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke.

In fairness, Trump is by no means the first person to...

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