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indigenous culture

Medicinal plants and indigenous culture are at risk

The religious missionaries who arrived in the early part of the twentieth century can be associated, or even blamed, for this cultural shift.  

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Cannes Festival

Cannes Festival: Chile takes the spotlight

The Cannes film festival has become the cultural platform for Chilean talent which also shines the spotlight on Latin America itself.

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Archaeologist involved in discovery of early human life in ancient Peru

A-tisket, A-tasket. You can tell a lot from a basket. Especially if it comes from the ruins of an ancient civilization inhabited by humans nearly 15,000 years ago.

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Lionel Messi & Cristiano Ronaldo

Carles Puyol: Lionel Messi better than Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo one of the greatest but Lionel Messi better, says Carles Puyol at U-17 FIFA World Cup event

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Tiahuanaco Citadel

The mystery surrounding Tiahuanaco Citadel

Tiahuanaco, which came before the Inca civilization, started out as a village about 1580 BC but grew into an Andean empire that began to spread about 724 AD

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Is the youth endangering culture and tradition?

The lack of interest shown by the young LatAm population might be the cause of extinction of the culture, tradition, and history of the region.

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Bolivia: the bible in Aymara?

Pope Francis publicly honored a Bolivian for his work translating religious texts into native languages of South America.

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Where is the Guaraní community?

Late studies identify about 280,000 Guaraní indigenous groups distributed throughout four countries, but where, specifically, can they be found?

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50 years: “Cien Años De Soledad”

It's been 50 years since the first edition of "Cien Años de Soledad" was published.

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April: Gabriela Mistral month!

Undoubtedly, one of the main figures in Chilean and Latin American literature; and the only Latin American female poet to win a Nobel Prize.

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“La mujer del animal” made a big entrance

The Colombian film has been awarded the best film in the XXIII edition of the Latin American Film Show of Catalonia.

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A Brief Look At FARC’s Origins In Colombia

Before FARC’s foundation, Colombian peasants started to organize self-defense movements that tried to break the bipartite system of hegemony

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NOTAMIA on air

The news agency of indigenous and Afro-descendant women, was presented in Mexico with the objective of making visible the work of this group in Latin America and to promote communication between cultures.

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Bogota included in Depeche Mode’s Global Spirit Tour

Depeche Mode on Wednesday announced it will come to Bogotá

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Shakira to Open New School in Colombia

Colombian superstar Shakira is opening a new school in her native hometown of Barranquilla in Colombia.

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Did ancient tribes shaped the Amazon?

New research shows the Amazon was partly shaped by indigenous peoples thousands of years ago.

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Mexico’s angular stone in Literature and politics

The work of Octavio Paz offers a great universal curiosity, because it is interested in many areas, has very authoritative opinions, very informed in all types of subjects.

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Modern democracy conquered Latin America before Europe

A group of researchers found the first outlines of a society with democracy in Latin America, its origin is not a European phenomenon and it existed before the invasion of the Spanish empire.

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Wiz Khalifa sparks outrage for visit to Pablo Escobar's grave

American rap artist Wiz Khalifa has kicked up quite the controversy on his visit to Colombia.

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South American music festivals you shouldn`t miss

During the past years Central and South America have seen some of the biggest growth in the industry when it comes to new festivals and famous ones that are looking to expand.

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“Killa” kills the expectations

The Ecuadorian feature film "Killa (before the moon comes out)", becomes the first in the country to narrate a story with the 50% of the dialogues in Quechua language.

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Monuments from FARC’s weapons to be erected At UN headquarters

The surrendered arms will be handed over to the Colombian government

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