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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.

Speaking Guaraní, Don Quixote rides into Paraguay

The first-ever Guaraní translation of Don Quixote was recently completed, part of a growing effort by scholars and officials to embrace Paraguay’s indigenous language.

Mexico finds water tunnels under Pakal tomb in Palenque

Archaeologists at the Mayan ruin site of Palenque said Monday they have discovered an underground water tunnel built under the Temple of Inscriptions, which houses the tomb of an ancient ruler named Pakal.

Colombia's 'Embrace of the Serpent' tops Platino Awards

Colombian Oscar bid Embrace of the Serpent was the big winner on Sunday at the third edition of the Platino Awards, the Latin version of the Oscars.

Mexico’s Top Historian Wants You To Look Past The Grim Headlines

“In comparison to so many other countries in the world ... Mexico is a culturally homogeneous country that does not have the problems of racism, religious wars or migration.”

Quinoa is improving Peruvian farmers' lives

Trade in quinoa, the traditional Andean cereal loved by ethical foodies, has been accused of driving poverty in the region. In 2013, a Guardian article argued that rising prices, driven by western demand for the “super grain”,

A Brazilian Artist’s ‘Self-Portraits’ Explore The Beauty Of Interracial Identity

In 1976, a Brazilian census asked citizens of the country — for the very first time — to describe and ide...

Pokémon Go: where does augmented reality go next?

Pokémon Go hit the UK app store right smack in the middle of Brighton’s game developer conference Develop, and it seemed suddenly the entire indie community was flicking Pokéballs into hotel corners to try and snag some of the city’s omnipresent Voltorbs and Magnemites.

 

Sistine Chapel life-sized replica in Mexico

Renaissance art lovers in Mexico won't need to travel to Vatican City to see the glories of the Sistine Chapel.

IndieBo floods Bogotá with independent films

The Bogotá Independent Film Festival will run from the 14th to the 24th of July. 106 films from over 35 countries. Moviegoers can’t miss it.

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