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Flashcards in Palabras de Cuba Deck (119):
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red, redes

net(work)

2

remessa

remittance

3

vínculo

link

4

fortalecido

strengthened

5

pese a

despite

6

vertiente

tendency, trend

7

lazo

tie, connection

8

influjo

influx

9

masivo

mass(ive)

10

fondos

funds

11

flujo

flow

12

surgimiento

appearance

13

oleada migratoria

migratory wave

14

abordar

approach

15

flujo poblacional

population flow

16

aislar

isolate

17

menospreciar

undervalue, underrate

18

reanudar

resume, renew

19

parentesco

kinship, relationhip

20

brecha

split, divide

21

ley vigente

current law, law in force

22

mercancía

merchandise, goods

23

estrecho

strait

24

marco

framework

25

por cuenta propia

for yourself = private enterprise

26

divisas

foreign currency

27

reseñar

review

28

le sucedió

was followed by

29

en breve

soon after

30

postura teórica

theoretical stance

31

ciudadanía

citizenship

32

género

gender

33

auge

peak, height

34

mediante el cual

by means of which

35

conllevar

to entail

36

ida y vuelta

return (there and back)

37

intento

attempt

38

alcance

reach, extent

39

debilitamiento

weakening

40

creciente

growing

41

derecho

the right

42

voto ausente

absentee ballot

43

precisar

to need

44

país natal

country of birth

45

país anfitrión

host country

46

factor clave

key factor

47

en la medida en que

inasmuch as

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flujo de bienes

flow of goods

49

en pugna

in conflict

50

mudarse

to move

51

acercamiento

approach

52

inversión

investment

53

relajamiento

relaxation

54

requisitos para viajar

travel prerrequisites

55

sospecha

suspicion

56

levantar (el embargo)

to lift

57

lealtad

loyalty

58

excluyente

exclusive, discriminatory

59

divulgar

to make widely known

60

aislamiento

isolation

61

red de parentesco

family network

62

familiares

family members

63

éxodo de Mariel

exodus through the harbour of Mariel

64

hallazgo

discovery, finding

65

cercanía

closeness

66

consanguinidad

consanguinity, kinship

67

los llegados

[los que han llegado]

68

abaratamiento

price decrease, price reduction

69

canalizarse (a través de)

to be channeled (via)

70

en la actualidad

at present

71

correo fletado

courier company mail

72

fletar viajes aéreos

take chartered flights

73

espejuelos

glasses

74

ganancias

winnings, profit

75

negocio redondo

successful business

76

parientes

relatives

77

renglón

line

78

monto

total (amount)

79

el grueso

the bulk

80

discrepar

disagree

81

actualmente

currently, at the moment

82

respecto de si

as to whether

83

alentar

to encourage

84

desalentar

to discourage

85

los receptores

those who receive (the remittances)

86

manual

(hand)book

87

recién editado

recently published

88

cifra

figure, number

89

fuente periodística

newspaper source

90

fuente de ingreso

source of income

91

país emisor de migrantes

migrant exporting country

92

poco aprovechado

not made the most of, under utilised

93

influjo de efectivo

cash flow

94

empresa

enterprise; company

95

beneficiar

to benefit

96

perjudicar

to harm, to damage

97

desocupado

unemployed

98

sumergido

hidden

99

a raíz de

because of

100

penalización

sanction

101

tenencia

possession

102

impuesto

tax

103

perfil

profile

104

planilla

pay sheet

105

estudio de campo

field study

106

escolaridad

schooling

107

escuela técnica

further or

108

escuela vocacional

vocational school

109

egresado universitario

university graduate

110

pequeño comercio

(usually the corner shop, the local grocer’s)

111

suministros

supplies, provisions

112

remodelar

renovate

113

instalaciones

premises

114

pequeños negocios

small business

115

patrón

pattern

116

duradero

lasting

117

entrañas

entrails

118

“en las entrañas del monstruo”

in the belly of the monster

119

apátrida

stateless