Portuguese http://wlrn.org en Tech Group 'Chicas Poderosas' Comes To FIU's Journalism School http://wlrn.org/post/tech-group-chicas-poderosas-comes-fius-journalism-school <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">One Portuguese woman is set on the mission to educate women journalists on technology and leadership.</span></p><p>Fittingly, Mariana Santos spoke at FIU's&nbsp;Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver&nbsp;Center for the Advancement of Women in Communications this Tuesday, telling students and staff about her experiences working at the Guardian, in Latin America and in the current state of journalism.</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 00:33:43 +0000 Diego Saldaña-Rojas 28740 at http://wlrn.org Tech Group 'Chicas Poderosas' Comes To FIU's Journalism School Why South Florida Workers Are Learning Portuguese http://wlrn.org/post/why-south-florida-workers-are-learning-portuguese <p>Miami Dade, Broward and Palm Beach. All three counties beat the national average when it comes to the number of homes that have foreign language speakers.</p><p>We already know that local polling places offer ballots in English, Spanish, Creole. And that business is conducted in those three languages.</p><p>But in recent years, it’s Portuguese that has established itself as a new language of commerce.</p><p>Carolina Pinho is Brazilian. She moved to South Florida more than 20 years ago.</p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 15:39:33 +0000 Karen Rundlet 20516 at http://wlrn.org Why South Florida Workers Are Learning Portuguese