5 steps to misunderstand feminism and succeed

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. 

Joined against violence

As insecurity has skyrocketed over the years it has become abundantly clear that there is no magic formula or policy to address it.

Latin American art lands in LA

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.

De Latinoamérica para el mundo

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.

Mexican constitution celebrated between agitation

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 undesired reflect in the mirror

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.

Integration proposals came back

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?

Literature the art of lying

“Los adioses” 55th anniversary reminds us of Juan Carlos Onetti, his vision about the Latin American Literature and its future.

The daily Latin American heroine

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.

Frida Kahlo Gallery: center of interchange

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.

More measures less actions

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.

Entertainment in control of our realities

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? 

Violence at work threatens Latin America

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?

The real end of the Mayas

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.

A place to remember

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.

Mexico takes advantage of technology

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.

The web goes native

“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 “Rebozo purepecha” has deeper meaning

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.

Leo Brower: Culture and history through music

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 culture made in Latin America

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?

Fidel Castro: inspiration for “Infidel”

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.

Berlin Film Festival opened doors

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.

A prison committed with the future

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.

Mexico mixes the past and the present of art

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.

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.

The plastic surgery fever doesn’t cease

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.

Remaining unknown

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.

Where was the Latin American Rock left?

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?

From the past to the table

Strength gathered to learn from the millennial indigenous gastronomy, Latin America is a unique region by its ingredients and its traditions.

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.