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.
Emigrating by land has become the escape route for many middle and lower class Venezuelans trying to escape the chaos in the country.
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.
Construction projects are threatening the sacred places and Munduruku culture.
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.
Jon Secada's forthcoming album will give new life to Beny Moré's classics including "Como fue” and other classical boleros.
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.
On the outside it seems Latin American indigenous communities are being more recognized in the region. But when it comes to real rates, changes are not that visible.
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?
Based on data obtained by radiocarbon studies, ceramic remains and highly controlled archaeological excavations, researchers were able to establish a fairly accurate chronology of population fluctuations, and how building construction increased and decreased in the area.
El Salvador pays tribute to one of the greatest attacks against civilians perpetrated by a Latin American army in aims of preventing violence in the country.
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.
The purepecha rebozo is more than a piece to protect the woman from the cold. It is a symbol of their culture, identity, femininity and marital status which they carry with pride and elegance.
The Latin America we know is a point of admiration, not of repose and analysis but of admiration to an aesthetic phenomenon of great importance. A blend of situations that made our roots. The well-known Cuban composer Leo Brower proves the point.
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?
A new drama series is intended to explore the sentimental side of the Cuban leader Fidel Castro, who died last December. It is "Infidel," a project in the development stage led by the Mexican David Barraza Ibáñez and whose objective is to get deeper into the intimacy of Castro through the women who were part of his life.
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.
Emmanuel Zavala at his next exhibition at the Museum of Anthropology of Xalapa will present 25 pieces in low and high temperature ceramics. A race of hybrid characters of prehispanic pieces with forms of contemporary ones, seeking unity between the ancestral with current art.
Important proposal will try to make the political history of contemporary Spain and Latin America more understandable and intelligible by the establishments of similarities.
It is well known that Asia is one of the continents where there is a greater number of aesthetic surgeries, but to our surprise does not have the higher rates in these procedures. The region of the world in which more invasive and aesthetic surgical procedures are made is Latin America and Venezuela has become the plastic surgery paradise.
Does a Latin American identity really exist? The word Latino has unified a group of people under its meaning, what is that meaning?
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has worked with other United Nations organizations to increase and improve the quality of the information collected in censuses, in order to help improve the attention of these groups, which many times are in oblivion. Despite the effort to have accurate information, United Nations organizations say that it is an arduous task.
Crash Church in Sao Paulo becomes the first church where heavy metal songs are about Christian God and works as a community gather tool.
The 80’s and 90’s were undoubtedly the golden age in which, due to social, political and cultural conjunctures, music, especially rock in Spanish, took power. But was it just a stage for the social context?
The indigenous game that has been kept until today is the proof of the syncretism and religious importance in Latin America!
Strength gathered to learn from the millennial indigenous gastronomy, Latin America is a unique region by its ingredients and its traditions.
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.
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.