Culture

17 ancient graves discovered in Peru

When archaeologists thought there was nothing else to be found, they discovered children graves that might unveil dark secrets about the Inca Empire.

Academic music in Colombia: a forgotten tradition

What happened with the history and development of music in a country that lives surrounded by it?

Mapuche exposition finally sees the light

For the first time pre-Columbian traditional Mapuche silver handcraft will be shown to the world.

Academic music in Colombia: a forgotten tradition

What happened with the history and development of music in a country that lives surrounded by it?

A sneak into the Aymara’s sacred places

Architecture and geography is the voice of the history for the Aymara beliefs.

Colombian Indigenous tribes talk to the nature

Indigenous communities are scared and hurt about the current state of the nature. They ask for forgiveness and help.

In September the U.S. goes Latin

Latin culture takes the U.S. North Carolina and Arizona will host music and the vast Latin American heritage.

Who was Malinche? : The key that open the Mexican door

The young Malinalli, or better known Malinche, the indigenous woman that accompanied  Hernán Cortés during the long conquer process of the Aztec Empire.

Maya’s civilization even closer to Venus than us

The clever and advanced logic of the Maya’s astronomy underestimated in time.

New York’s books shelves speak in Spanish

New York city streets are opened for the Latin American culture through the books industry.

Literature and culture all joined in Bolivia

The oral tradition and the writing development of Latin America since the Spanish conquest until today discussed in one place. 

The real origin of the bowler hats: A Cholitas legend

After Evo Morales reached the presidency in Peru, bowler hats came back to the view. But where do they come from after all?

Aztecs: An interesting daily routine

How was a normal day in the life of the noble class? The Aztec Empire seen through the eyes of the curious.  

Latin America for the World

London Museum ready for one of the biggest projects in charge of worldwide artists, aiming to show Latin American culture to the world.

Latin American castles: no reason to feel envy

Thousands of people looking for European countries to get a sneak of the history through the mythical castles when they are right in front of their eyes.

Archeology adding pieces to the history puzzle once again!

One of the biggest tombs in the Maya civilization was found in Xunantunich with huge promises of filling up important gaps for the history of the region and the whole world.

Aviation pioneers: Wright brothers VS. Alberto Santos Dumont. Who was first?

The Olympics opening ceremony in Rio (Brazil) was the perfect stage to restart the never ending debate on who deserves to be called the aviation pioneer after placing the 14-Bis flight (Dumont’s design) as the main character of the event.

Saudó: magic and mystic takes Latin America

Latin American film industry has scarcely ever taken the risk of showing suspense stories. This time Colombian filmmaker Jhonny Hendrix Hinestroza made it happen with Saudó: laberinto de almas.

Chihuahua rules again in schools

In aims of preserving Mexican indigenous traditions and culture, children will start taking classes with books written in their own language. 

Tupac Amaru is still alive

Indigenous hero will finally take his place in the memory of his country through the recognition of his house as a national monument in Perú.

Frida Kahlo through the hands of worldwide artists

London opens up the doors to artists from all around the world who found in Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, important inspiration for their own works.

Expo Latino kicks off in Calgary

Despite the dreary weather outside, the mood inside Eau Claire Market Mall was sizzling on Wednesday as Expo Latino kicked off.

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