About the teacher:

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Nibaldo Calvo Buides (Cuba). Spanish teacher, Journalist, Economist, Chess Expert and Author, with 15 years of experience teaching in Cuba, Mexico and USA. Bachelor's Degree at University of Havana, Cuba. Diploma at International Institute of Journalism, Havana, Cuba.

"Nibaldo Calvo Buides is from Cuba and has lived in the United States for over six years. As a child, Nibaldo dreamed of making a better life for his family. He studied chess and worked as a journalist in Cuba with a salary of $30 per month and worked very hard to make his way here to make a better life. Once Nibaldo arrived in the United States  he studied English day and night, he was determined and dedicated to making a good life here. Now he teaches Spanish at a private school and provides private lessons for Spanish as well as chess all around the Louisville area. He has a favorite saying “Anything is possible in America!!!” He shows this in the way he lives his life. He approaches everything with an open heart, an open mind and a positive attitude. He believes that no dream is unattainable. All you have to do is believe."