For the first time the transgender population decided their desired gender to vote on Sunday.
The outrageous incident that opened the controversy in Argentina on individual liberties, women discrimination, morality against nudity, inspired the call for a 'Tetazo' the past Tuesday in the capital and many questions arose.
As insecurity has skyrocketed over the years it has become abundantly clear that there is no magic formula or policy to address it.
More than 40 Latin American and Hispanic art exhibitions and events will invade Southern California in the United States, as part of an initiative called Pacific Standard Time: LA / LA.
Un modelo de lucha contra el hambre y la malnutrición de alcance mundial que nació en Latinoamérica ha tenido éxito dentro y fuera de la región se ha extendido por todo el mundo.
Several entities and intellectuals have recently spoken about the Constitution and its centenary, giving very different opinions. The debate is open, and several experts argue the need to renew the magnum letter.
The lack of promotion, the reluctance to different accents and the lack of distribution make Latin films distant from the public of other countries, despite the common language. Latin Americans don’t like Latin American films.
Colombian Defense Minister Camilo Ospina, presented an initiative of political and economic integration for Latin America in the current conjuncture imposed by the new president of the United States, Donald Trump. Is it likely to happen?
“Los adioses” 55th anniversary reminds us of Juan Carlos Onetti, his vision about the Latin American Literature and its future.
For its 40th anniversary, a Latin American headquarter for the Pompidou cultural center is already a project.
Conditions are not often in favor for the average Latin American woman, but against any outrageous forecast, women struggle get into the Latin American context.
With an abundance of landscapes, portraits, nudes, abstract work and sculpture, made with diverse techniques and a great variety of styles, as well as formats, the 31st International Artists exhibition "Color es nuestro" was inaugurated at the Frida Kahlo Art Gallery.
Undoubtedly entertainment information is easier to receive and when it comes to Latin America, it works as a powerful tool to control the masses response to reality but, is this tool being properly used?
Around 13% of workers in Latin America suffer psychological violence at work related to threats or discrimination. Could this be a reason for low productivity rates in the region?
Children and teenagers in the 21st century are highly consumed by technology and not exactly in positive way. Mexico will turn the table upside down in order to educate and help Mexican youth through mobile apps.
“Mozilla Nativo” an initiative that seeks the incorporation of the indigenous languages to the digital world. In particular, it will make easier for indigenous languages speakers to make of the web.
Corruption blocks the ability of governments to provide basic services to citizens, undermines people's trust in democracy and is often tied to cross-border crime, including drug trafficking, organized crime and money laundering. Is our culture the birth place for this outrageous phenomenon?
One of the most prestigious Athletic competences in the marathon distance will receive the Colombian Kelly Arias. Latin America will run Boston!
Latin American film industry will represent an "important geographical point" in the Berlinale Forum section, dedicated to experimental cinema, with films from Brazil, Peru, Chile, Mexico and Argentina, and which will also screen a Spanish film, the organization.
The only requirement for entering this Latin American prison is to commit to work or study and the motivation goes beyond the salary they charge.
Important proposal will try to make the political history of contemporary Spain and Latin America more understandable and intelligible by the establishments of similarities.
Crash Church in Sao Paulo becomes the first church where heavy metal songs are about Christian God and works as a community gather tool.
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.
The Ministry of work and Social Welfare highlighted the promotion of the respect and inclusion of vulnerable groups in the workplace.
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.
Corruption, criminality, economic uncertainty, weariness of political parties and class, and dangerous failures in public institutions outline the future of Latin America.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Compared with other regions of the world, the Latin American private sector, that employs the majority of workers in the region, does not generate enough quality jobs.
In Latin America and the Caribbean, almost 20% of adolescent women are married or live in pairs, in some cases often forced as the rates show the balance for 2016.
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?
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.
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.
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.
“Los retos de la Venezuela del siglo XXI” The first collective published book that approaches the Venezuelan situation as a possible action plan for the crisis.
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.
When an indigenous Latin American wants to write an email and has no other way than to do it in Spanish or Portuguese because their native language and writing symbols are not on the computer keyboard. The good and the bad about a digital typography project.
The main challenge Latin American cinema faces today is the awareness to exist and resume its commitment to collective destiny and history.