Living / People

With Subway in the Sky, Valley Meets Plateau

In these two cities, geography and rank stand in inverse relation. La Paz — the seat of government, old money and a lighter-skinned elite — sits in a valley. Above it on a high plateau is the.....

Opinion

  • Neo-Communitarianism

    The Post´s integral purpose and its Publisher´s  basis for thoughtful  action is the intercultural digital communication to and from the Latam communities in order to emerge as a primary machanism for social coordination.
  • Believers in U.S. decline will be disappointed

    But to believe that capitalism and its most visible face — the United States — are in an inexorable decline as Venezuela’s ruling party states and a surprising number of Venezuelans, Argentines, Bolivians and other Latin Americans still believe, flies in the face of reality. In fact, the opposite is true.

  • Latin America’s Talent for Tolerance

    Before every World Cup match in Brazil, the players lined up in front of a banner that read, “Say No to Racism.” The message was particularly directed toward the soccer stadiums of Europe, where there have been many instances of racial taunting and physical aggression by hostile fans against African and other black players.



Latam Media

Has Brazil's anti-inflation Real Plan worked?

Spotlight

Corruption 'impoverishes and kills millions'

An estimated $1tn (£600bn) a year is being taken out of poor countries and millions of lives are lost because of corruption, according to campaigners.

Colombia head backs medical cannabis

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has said he supports the legalisation of marijuana for medical use.

Stealth Censorship in Venezuela

It’s an odd feeling, being silenced. On the Fourth of July, I heard that El Universal, Venezuela’s century-old newspaper, and among the oldest in Latin America, had been sold to a recently.....

Death threats to Amazon tribe leader

One of Brazil's most prominent indigenous leaders has called for police protection following a series of death threats.

Southbound Travel

Why do people associate the Caribbean with paradise?

The islands of the Caribbean haven't always been described as "paradise". What does this tell us about both the region and the Eden of people's imagination, asks Carrie Gibson.

U.S. Travelers to Cuba Face Stricter Rules on Imports

Lugging duffel bags crammed with soap, socks, toys and other hard-to-obtain consumer goods, travelers arriving in Cuba on Monday complained that new government restrictions on their imports would.....

Sleeping on stilts in the Amazon

As 75-year-old villager Antônio Gomes told us stories of growing up in Boca do Mamirauá, a tiny settlement in the northern Amazon rainforest, I tried to ignore the tiny blue flies biting through my.....

Brazil hopes World Cup will boost tourism

From pink dolphins to ecolodges, Brazil hopes the World Cup will boost tourism, but Amazon can handle visitors in small doses.

Wellness

Attachment To Cell Phones Could Be An Addiction

I’m taking a community college stats course right now through the UCLA extension program, and even though I’m only 29, I've found myself.....

This Pill Can Stop HIV

The drug that could end the HIV pandemic is already here. Branded Truvada, this pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) prevents HIV infection by blocking.....

4 Easy, Proven Ways To Relieve Stress

Stressed out after a long day at work? You're not alone. More than 8 in 10 employed Americans are stressed out about their jobs, according to a.....

Link Between Sleep Deprivation And False Memories

Sleep deprivation is a serious safety issue and has been implicated in everything from oil spills to plane crashes to nuclear power plant explosions...

Identity / Culture

Club to name stadium after Pope

Argentine football club San Lorenzo has announced it will name its new stadium after Pope Francis.

Where Are the Brazilian Introverts?

According to CNN, there are no introverts in Brazil. “It’s a vivacious culture that can bring you out of your shell, help you unwind and have the best time of your life,” reads an article about.....

Second group of Amazonian Indians makes contact with outside world

A second group of Amazonian Indians who have never before had contact with the outside world have emerged near the border with Brazil and Peru, heightening fears that the uncontacted tribes are.....

A legend that lives on

Guatavita is a small green lake set in a crater in the hills north of Bogotá. The fact you need to climb up to this very circular body of water is somewhat strange: it doesn’t seem quite natural,.....

Latam Entertainment

Gustavo Cerati, a South Americam Star

Gustavo Cerati, the Argentine singer-songwriter who led Soda Stereo, one of the most popular and influential.....

Miley Cyrus gig banned in Dominican Republic over morals

It seems that her twerking has offended the government in the Dominican Republic because Miley Cyrus has been banned.....

Shakira hit song Loca 'broke copyright laws'

A hit song performed by Colombian pop star Shakira was indirectly copied from another songwriter's work, a federal.....

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