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Forget logic, it's that time of the decade when the only currency is euphoria and rage. Yes, the World Cup is here again and all human reason disappears. Nobody does passion quite like us Latinos, which is why we’ve dedicated a whole section to it. Which of our professional ranters convinces...
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You'd have to be deaf not to notice the huge influx of Spaniards to London in recent years. Nowhere was it more evident that at this year's Latin US Awards, which witnessed a huge Spanish participation and success. Here we celebrate Spaniards in London, and their unrelenting...
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From Peruvian and Mexican haute cuisine to Colombian and Venezuelan street food, via the meaty Argentine parillas and Brazilian rodizios, London is the latest city to be hit by the global craze in Latin cuisine. Spanish TV Star and El Pais Columnist Boris Izaguirre embarks on a gastronomic tour of...
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Mayor Gustavo Petro's sacking late last year caused public protest and political a political storm. Nevertheless, on the 13th January, the Inspector General confirmed the decision and Petro's cause seemed to be lost, until... the very next day, when the Administrative Tribunal of Bogotá...
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Few countries in the world take their Easter celebrations quite so seriously as Spain, one of the most popular celebrations is Semana Santa. Strange as it may seem, this staunchly Catholic country reflecting on crucifixion and resurrection, turns into a fabulous spectacle that you won't find...
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In 1978, Ruben Blades, a young Panamanian “Sonero” and Willie Colon, a New York-born trombone player, producer and poster boy for the already booming salsa industry of New York, got together and released what would become the genre’s best-selling album for the next 20 years. In this article, Jose...
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A group of Haitian nuns are launching a revolutionary post-disaster reconstruction project
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In the space of 10 years, a once bustling Latino immigrant community in Chicago has been replaced with boutiques and bars and a clearly whiter demographic. Those that gave Pilsen the flavour that attracted the property speculators, can no longer afford to live there. Shona Luton returns to the...
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Despite harassment and assassinations after declaring themselves neutral to Colombia’s armed conflict, The San José Peace Community, a group of brave rural farmers, have proved to be an inspiration for farming communities around the world. As they prepare to visit London in November to seek...
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Now the PRI have been given a second chance by the Mexican public, after its 71-year authoritarian rule, are they proving to be the same old dinosaurs?
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