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yanqui

(ˈjæŋkiː)
n
(in Latin America) a North American

yan•qui

(ˈyɑŋ ki)

n., pl. -quis (-kēs). (often cap.) Spanish.
(in Latin America) Yankee; a U.S. citizen.
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Jake Dahlberg (4-2) didn't allow any base runners either than Yoel Yanqui's first inning one-out walk until Jose Caballero's two-out single in the sixth.
firms to regain a foothold on an island where American brands and products are revered but the government remains deeply wary of steamrolling yanqui capitalism.
Both stirred up local support by stoking fears of "yanqui imperialism".
It may have been glorious in the sense there was protracted resistance to the unprovoked Yanqui invasion.
LONG AFTER MIDNIGHT AT THE NINO BIEN: A YANQUI'S MISSTEPS IN ARGENTINA tells of an American who decides on a whim to move to Argentina and learn to tango--his quest to shine in the tango hall with a group of elderly men who move like Enrique Iglesias and his quest to understand the tango leads to a deeper cultural appreciation of Argentina as a whole: an appreciation which comes to life in a book highly recommended for a range of collections: those surveying international dance in general, tango in particular, or Latin American or Argentinean culture as a whole.
If anything, the embargo represents the continued specter of "Yanqui Imperialismo," thus providing a central rallying cry for the Castro revolution in the eyes of the Cuban people: their privations are the result of American imperialism, and only by sacrifice and serving the revolution will the Cuban people advance.
One Yanqui described it as "a disorganized, chaotic, drawn-out string of vicious firefights involving two, three, up to 10 participants, which would then break up and form different firefights--a helluva mess."
In Mexico, Lucio Cabanas and Genaro Vasquez were leading revolutionary guerrilla movements, and hundreds of Mexican students were massacred at Tlateloco in 1968 while protesting against the neo-colonial Mexican government and yanqui imperialism.