Carlos Vives will stay in the United States National Museum

The Colombian singer Carlos Vives gave away a guitar to the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, that will be part of its collection of Latin American music documentation and its contributions to the United Stated culture.

Wiwas in charge of nature conservation

The Wiwa’s lands, once a full green landscape, is now a dusty field in the Colombian dessert that hasn’t stopped changing in the last years. Indigenous communities take action!

The feathered Serpent mysteries don’t cease

The recent discovery of a second substructure inside the Kukulkan pyramid, and the previous that showed it was built on a body of water, have both opened the possibility of getting deeper knowledge about the period Mayas lived in and their disappearance causes. 

Latin American animation: Netflix next step

Latin America is a continent full of myths, stories and traditions. Many of the stories that are told are part of the oral tradition that comes from the popular imagination and for the first time Netflix productions will share them with the whole world in an animated version.

Poverty and indigenous heritage: any possible link?

According to the INEI figures, poverty affects those who have any of the indigenous languages in as their mother tongue. The National Household Survey (Enaho) indicates that 60.4% of the population of native communities are living in poverty, while 20.1% live in extreme poverty.

Gastronomy tradition seen from its roots

The gastronomy of each place borns of its products, its tradition and its cultural origins. And Latin American cuisine is nothing more than the logical result of that mixture of ethnic, cultural and social elements mixed in our continent.

Latin American film industry aiming higher

The main challenge Latin American cinema faces today is the awareness to exist and resume its commitment to collective destiny and history.

Latin America doesn’t stay back

The National Mexican Symphonic Orchestra presentations in the German cities of Erlangen, Friedrichshafen and Bielefeld were well received by critics and the local press in a country where the academic music tradition has deeper and older roots.

Art trying to enhance and get recognition

The plastic artist Alejandro Loccoco was proposed by the Council of Hispanic Communities, AC, with site in Chicago, Illinois, to make a mural in the United States where he excels Latin American culture, its traditions and the situation of migrants.

Mexico struggling to keep ancient medicine tradition alive

Indigenous communities’ knowledge is vast. The capital government will work to preserve the ancestral legacy practiced by healers in Mexico City. 

Chico O´Farrill returns to Cuba

Arturo O'Farrill, the son of the "afrocuban jazz architect" Chico O'Farrill, will finally fulfill his father's desire. After the improvement of the relations between the US and Cuba, the remains of the illustrious Cuban trumpeter will rest in peace in his island, just as he wanted. 

Mexican pyramid has two more inside

Kukulkan pyramid built like ‘Russian nesting doll’ – a second structure had already been found under its exterior and now a third has been revealed

Culture trafficking: blurred identity and lost memory

The traffic of cultural heritage is an activity that connects from antiquarians and politicians in Buenos Aires to narcos in Guatemala, from collectors under suspicion in Mexico to diplomats in Costa Rica and Peru. Important lost pieces that might clear our history.

Jorge Drexler committed with culture

The Uruguayan musician Jorge Drexler was named as the new Ibero-American ambassador of Culture and assured, that he will do everything to "build bridges between the different sectors of the Ibero-American world."

Indigenous women role in Latin America

Indigenous women took massive part of the struggles for land and defense of their ethnicity. Cacicas, mamma tallo, commandos, amazonas, warriors, various are the names that these indigenous heroines received, fighters in the liberation of their peoples in the Spanish conquest, and foreign domination.

Political crisis to the theatre

The heroic Republic of the Red Armchair is an original multidisciplinary theatrical work whose objective is to explore the Latin American imagery regarding the exercise of power and citizen participation, with the collaboration of Chilean, Colombian and Mexican artist.

Indigenous recognition keeps growing strong

Indigenous communities have gained significant progress in claiming their rights, promoted by the Bolivarian government, including highlights in their recognition in the Constitution and inclusion in social welfare missions. 

J Balvin: the first Latin American

The Colombian is the first Latin urban artist to reach ten digits with a video on youtube.

Arahuacos, Koguis and the secret of chocolate

A bar of chocolate made with Colombian cocoa won the highest award in the "International Chocolate Awards” held annually in London and Arahuacos and Koguis are responsible. 

Arahuacos, Koguis and the secret of chocolate

A bar of chocolate made with Colombian cocoa won the highest award in the "International Chocolate Awards” held annually in London and Arahuacos and Koguis are responsible.

J Balvin: the first Latin American

The Colombian is the first Latin urban artist to reach ten digits with a video on youtube.

Science fiction reaches Latin American screens


The first television Latin Ameican science fiction series sum talents of various Latin American countries, starring Mexican, Colombian, Chilean and Salvador Peruvian actors

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