The salsas to be judged in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Galveston District (SWG), Hispanic Heritage Month observance. Christopher Columbus was looking to establish a new spice trading route when he landed in the new world. It was on the island of Hispaniola—where Haiti and the Dominican Republic are located—where the Taino natives introduced him to the spicy fruit of the chili plant.

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