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Florida Mayor´s Bilingual
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Fox News Latino & Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/15/2013 12:14:04 PM

DORAL, Fla. – A push to make a South Florida town fully bilingual fell on deaf ears. Doral Mayor Luigi Boria hoped to make English and Spanish the official languages of his city, which recently saw an influx of immigrants from Latin America that have transformed an idle community near the city´s airport into flourishing neighborhood with cafeterias and businesses echoing the tastes and sounds of home. But when he tried to make Spanish the official second language on Wednesday, he was rebuffed by every council member and numerous constituents. And it wasn´t from the small group of

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The thought that it was even considered is outrageous. I still feel it was unnecessary for Rubio to also deliver his speech in Spanish. If you are in this country learn to speak English!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: RayLRiv, 2/15/2013 12:36:21 PM     (No. 9178201)

Good to know that it was mostly the immigrants themselves that pushed back against this measure. From the article they seemed to recognize that English is the valued thread that unites us all as American.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bob913, 2/15/2013 1:18:37 PM     (No. 9178291)

Reality hits Florida.
I bet this would pass in California as reality doesn´t stand a chance.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: frede, 2/15/2013 1:20:11 PM     (No. 9178293)

If you go to Russia, China, Japan, Germany, Turkey, Kazhkstan (I was there), English is spoken widely.

Spanish? not so much.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 2/15/2013 1:40:41 PM     (No. 9178335)

Speaking English is more valuable than a degree. The world is awash in English schools.
Much like liberty itself, English is most valued where it is scarce.

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