Politic culture linked to both sides

Important proposal will try to make the political history of contemporary Spain and Latin America more understandable and intelligible by the establishments of similarities.

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.

Jobs for the future in Latin America

Some changes at a social and technological level affect directly the job market, which means that some careers that were previously considered of great importance lose their value, and others arise in their place that respond to the new needs and promise to be of great relevance in the future, fact that might explain the high rates of unemployment in Latin America.

Common risk for Latin America

Corruption, criminality, economic uncertainty, weariness of political parties and class, and dangerous failures in public institutions outline the future of Latin America.

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.

Argentina fights prostitution

Ten transsexuals slammed prostitution in the Argentine city of La Plata by setting up the first hairdressing salon that fights discrimination against their community in the southern country.

Colombia steps back

The country constant struggle to develop gets shaded by the Senate approval in the second debate the project of Viviane Morales that intends to restrict the adoption to only heterosexual couples.

Latin America keeps trying

Hollywood remains first when it comes to the film industry in Latin America. What’s the reason why Latin American films have not reached the desired impact in its own region yet?

Uruguay: The secret of success

Uruguay became the best Latin American country in the world ranking of technological development indexes prepared by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in its report for 2016.

Patriotism statements: Political manipulation

Manipulation of some social aspects of Latin American countries, like history, geopolitics or anthropology facts through politic, religious or philosophical judgements, is on the edge of patriotism and political convenience.  

Where is the future of Latin American Literature?

There are symptoms of farewells, transformations and search of new narrative directions. The paths and shortcuts of Latin American literature are in full swing and evidenced by the titles and trends of nowadays books.

Threaten Education

Nearly 4 out of 10 of the Latin American students do not finish high school, numbers offered by GRADUATE XXI, a movement promoted by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) that seeks to combat the crisis of school dropout in Latin America.  

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.

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.

Women social empowerment against economy?

Women emancipation has contributed to reduce the fertility rates in Brazil, a country compounded by 191 million people where Catholicism predominates, abortion is illegal (except in exceptional cases) and where the state has never promoted birth control. 

Latin America studies but doesn’t have jobs

A generation with more and better jobs for young people is a major challenge in Latin America and the Caribbean, where their entry into working life is marked by high rates of unemployment, informality and discouragement.

Uruguay’s potential climbing higher

Uruguay is positioned in fourth place at the regional level and 39 worldwide in the ranking of Systemic Conditions for Dynamic Business Ventures. What happens socially to let this keep growing?