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Lideres Latinos Oral History Project: Interview with Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin was born in Puente de Plátanos, Guatemala. Hasslet-Marroquin attended the Central National Agriculture School and the University of San Carlos studying agriculture. He was the president of ENLACE Guatemala before moving to Minneapolis. In Minnesota he attended the University of Minnesota to hone his English. He then created the Peace Coffee Company, National Fair Trade Federation, Transfair, and the Rural Enterprise Center. Reginaldo is married with three children. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family background; civil war; organic farming; childhood; Mayan languages; education; experience at an all boys boarding school; Faith and Hope program; volunteering; Minnesota weather; organizations; co-ops; difficulties of learning English; 1995 Farm Bill; Peace Coffee Company; creating fair treatment towards farmers; atrocities of war; funding; Community Supported Agriculture; Latino community in Minnesota; and environmentalism.
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48 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
01:42:53 running time
Interviewer: Duarte, Lorena
Interviewee: Haslett-Marroquin, Reginaldo
Made in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Hispanic Americans -- Minnesota.
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH135 (Library Call Number)
AV2011.2.19 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Lideres Latinos Oral History Project'