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.
According to the OVV report, the total number of violent deaths the past year is slightly higher than the already scandalous in 2015, when it reached 27,875 cases.
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.
Las mujeres de Venezuela optan por la esterilización en cifras récord, otro indicador de la profunda crisis financiera y humanitaria del país latinoamericano.
Mexico already has eight awards of immaterial culture by UNESCO. With this, it becomes the Latin American nation with more cultural expressions recognized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Corruption, criminality, economic uncertainty, weariness of political parties and class, and dangerous failures in public institutions outline the future of Latin America.
The remains of a strange creature that lived 3 million years ago was found in Argentina. It is a mammal similar to a camel with a horn that lived in the Pampas region.
With an ancestral ceremony, a hundred people joined in Guatemala to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the signing of peace, in a Mayan ritual in which they called for a firm and lasting peace.
Abortion was decriminalized in February 2014, however, the Supreme Court recently decided to reinstate the absolute criminal prohibition of abortion, dating from the nineteenth century. In addition, homosexual marriage is not allowed and has not created any law that protects the situation of the LGTB collective.
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.
Children of Tututepec created tour guide, a project that seeks to promote culture and biodiversity through artistic activities.
According to the country's constitution, Bolivia's 37 languages are recognized as official. However, although this linguistic diversity can be observed daily, this is not reflected on the Internet, where Spanish is still the dominant language.
In Sonora, only the Yaqui and May indigenous groups, from the eight original ethnic groups, perform rituals for the celebration of Christmas, because they are the ones that had the greatest impact from Catholicism.
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 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.
Latin American indigenous pre-Columbian art pieces might suggest Spanish culture was not the first to step into our lands.
Preparing the Christmas tree, decorating houses with special lights, and expecting a Santa Claus and interchangeable gifts are customs inherited from Western culture that Latin America shares, but each region has made this celebration its own.
Argentina returned 55 archaeological pieces to Bolivia as an action against illicit antiquities trade.
Mexicans have made “Pulque” out of the maguey for centuries, but the viscous drink was not appreciated in the early 1970s when it got a bad reputation as a drink for the local and the poor.
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.
Funerary pieces, ceremonial spaces, rock shelters, viewpoints and cave paintings were found associated with the Inca trail to Machu Picchu, in the Cusco region, during the exploration and investigation of the personnel of the Decentralized Culture Directorate of Cusco.
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.
Although we know that in almost all the Latin American countries Spanish is spoken, what is not so well known is the fact that in these places, from Mexico to Argentina, many other native languages are spoken. Let’s take a look at these languages and cultures that compose our Latin American heritage.
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.
“Fuga de la Patagonia”, the first fiction of Francisco D'Eufemia and Javier Zeballos, tells the story of escape of the expert Francisco Moreno out of the hands of a Mapuche tribe, while sowing the controversy over his contributions to the preservation of national parks, as well as for the Desert Campaign.
In a moment of severe draught in Bolivia, the Aymara’s festival is "to receive rain, to give water throughout the country," with culture and indigenous customs as the main protagonists.
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.