From Bollywood to Latin America

This is the first Bollywood style film produced in Latin America, with script, direction and choreography from India, but a Costa Rican production, and will premiere in February simultaneously in five Central American countries.

Our treasured places

Latin America, as a whole, has an archaeological heritage comparable to very few parts of the world; Monuments, rock art, tools and landscapes created by the many pre-Columbian cultures, including Maya, Aztec and Inca, to mention but a few.

Colombian art takes Switzerland

Colombian sculptor Gabriel Beltrán will be the first Latin American artist to exhibit at the prestigious Christine Brügger gallery in Bern, Switzerland, where he will show a work characterized by its innovative, dynamic and joyful language.

Carla Morrison song made it to the Netflix series

The animated series Trollhunters  official song turns out to be the song is "Tú eres," which was one of Morrison's first singles from her album “Déjenme llorar”.

Colombian art takes Switzerland

Colombian sculptor Gabriel Beltrán will be the first Latin American artist to exhibit at the prestigious Christine Brügger gallery in Bern, Switzerland, where he will show a work characterized by its innovative, dynamic and joyful language.

“Futuro” by Cafe Tacvba welcomes 2017

Café Tacvba is kicking off the new year with an all-new single titled "Futuro" a very appropriate song to ring in 2017.

Highly recognized

Mexico already has eight awards of immaterial culture by UNESCO. With this, it becomes the Latin American nation with more cultural expressions recognized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Buenos Aires oldest inhabitant

The remains of a strange creature that lived 3 million years ago was found in Argentina. It is a mammal similar to a camel with a horn that lived in the Pampas region.

Guatemala: new Year’s resolution

With an ancestral ceremony, a hundred people joined in Guatemala to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the signing of peace, in a Mayan ritual in which they called for a firm and lasting peace.

Maluma had a great year

With over two billion views, Maluma leads YouTube's most viewed Latin artist channels in 2016. 

The best Latin American films of 2016

Let’s take a look at the list, made up of fiction feature films and documentaries. Collects raw operas and works of cinema enshrined in their countries. Nine films that reflect very political themes that are portrayed in different ways from conflicts over land in the Peruvian Amazon, through the drama of the disappeared in the Argentine dictatorship to stories of homosexual love in Chile, Mexico and Venezuela are part of this 2016 special.

Drawing my community

Children of Tututepec created tour guide, a project that seeks to promote culture and biodiversity through artistic activities.

Ha-Ash doesn’t stop

Hanna and Ashley made their debut on the big screen by lending their voice to two tender characters from the new installment of Illumination Entertainment, Sing: Come and Sing! 

Risk is still around

In the culture section of LatinAmerican Post we saw several actions aiming to preserve indigenous languages in Latin America during 2016, however it seems efforts have not been enough. 

An amazing 2016 for Esteman

The balance of these twelve months is positive for the Colombian, who managed to bring his music to other parts of Latin America. Beyond the music, he did it with a social message to our Latin American identity.

Lin-Manuel Miranda named AP Entertainer of the year

Winning a Pulitzer Prize and a clutch of Tony Awards in a single one year would be enough for anyone. Not Lin-Manuel Miranda. Not in 2016.

Out of the Oscars

The Hollywood Academy announced the nine films that go to the next phase in the race for the Oscar for Best Foreign Film, none of them is Latin American.

Did Vikings arrive first?

Latin American indigenous pre-Columbian art pieces might suggest Spanish culture was not the first to step into our lands.

Illicit antiquities trade being struggled

Argentina returned 55 archaeological pieces to Bolivia as an action against illicit antiquities trade.

Latin America gets into the Forbes list with German Garmendia

Forbes Magazine published the list of the youtubers that earned the most in 2016. It is led by the Swedish Felix Avrid Ulf Kjellberg, known as 'PewDiePie' and a Latin American is also in.

“El negocio” goes for a new season

HBO's commitment to expand and strengthen its original productions in Latin America has conquered viewers across Latin America. 

Aztec culture reborn with a drink

Mexicans have made “Pulque” out of the maguey for centuries, but the viscous drink was not appreciated in the early 1970s when it got a bad reputation as a drink for the local and the poor. 

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