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Once Upon a Time, in Latin America

I realized at the end of last year when I was taking a stock of all that I had read through 2014, that my reading scope especially in terms of non-Anglo-American authors were limited to the point of nil. 1,200 more words

Books

Gringa Goes Global

About a year ago I applied to teach English through the Chilean English Opens Doors Program. Unfortunately the program was already full – but it didn’t stop me from applying to the waitlist and researching Chile and the regions of South America with a fervor – devouring articles, photos, travel blogs, and yerba mate all in one fatal gulp. 596 more words

MoMa's Latin American Architecture Exhibit

Architecture could be the defining medium of a country’s identity. Through architecture, one can travel to the past and see the future, it is a time capsule. 180 more words

Art

That time I gave an overview at a high level

I really struggled with how to share my experience in Cartagena. I am seeing the city as a tourist, but I am also experiencing the city through my volunteer experience.   592 more words

Colombia

Vivid Colors of Coyoacán & Xochimilco (by Carmen)

There is much to see in the center of DF, but even more possibilities exist in the outer neighborhoods. Thankfully, the excellent public transport system made it possible to make it out to these areas without too much trouble. 920 more words

Latin America

Roundup 5-22-2015

Due to the Memorial Day weekend (Please take a moment to remember what Memorial Day is all about), the Roundup is a little early this week. 4,699 more words

Economic Development

Forgotten pioneers

The Argentine artist Flavia da Rin was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1978, and still lives in the city. Her practice includes photography and painting. 130 more words

Latin America