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April: Gabriela Mistral month!

Undoubtedly, one of the main figures in Chilean and Latin American literature; and the only Latin American female poet to win a Nobel Prize.

“La mujer del animal” made a big entrance

The Colombian film has been awarded the best film in the XXIII edition of the Latin American Film Show of Catalonia.

A Brief Look At FARC’s Origins In Colombia

Before FARC’s foundation, Colombian peasants started to organize self-defense movements that tried to break the bipartite system of hegemony

NOTAMIA on air

The news agency of indigenous and Afro-descendant women, was presented in Mexico with the objective of making visible the work of this group in Latin America and to promote communication between cultures.

Bogota included in Depeche Mode’s Global Spirit Tour

Depeche Mode on Wednesday announced it will come to Bogotá

Shakira to Open New School in Colombia

Colombian superstar Shakira is opening a new school in her native hometown of Barranquilla in Colombia.

Did ancient tribes shaped the Amazon?

New research shows the Amazon was partly shaped by indigenous peoples thousands of years ago.

Mexico’s angular stone in Literature and politics

The work of Octavio Paz offers a great universal curiosity, because it is interested in many areas, has very authoritative opinions, very informed in all types of subjects.

Modern democracy conquered Latin America before Europe

A group of researchers found the first outlines of a society with democracy in Latin America, its origin is not a European phenomenon and it existed before the invasion of the Spanish empire.

Wiz Khalifa sparks outrage for visit to Pablo Escobar's grave

American rap artist Wiz Khalifa has kicked up quite the controversy on his visit to Colombia.

South American music festivals you shouldn`t miss

During the past years Central and South America have seen some of the biggest growth in the industry when it comes to new festivals and famous ones that are looking to expand.

“Killa” kills the expectations

The Ecuadorian feature film "Killa (before the moon comes out)", becomes the first in the country to narrate a story with the 50% of the dialogues in Quechua language.

Monuments from FARC’s weapons to be erected At UN headquarters

The surrendered arms will be handed over to the Colombian government

Venezuela: a metaphor alive

"La Soledad" by the filmmaker Jorge Thielen Armand is his catharsis to show the chaotic situation of Venezuela.

Philip Potdevin took Wayú culture into a book

The Colombian writer Philip Potdevin has just published his novel 'Palabrero', with Intermediate Publishers.

Preservation made possible by indigenous women

Woman plays a fundamental role in the development and preservation of native mother language, an invaluable wealth of the linguistic culture of Latin America.

Belize with Mayan history

A couple of months ago, a team of archaeologists at the University of California, San Diego, United States, had found a unique remnant in an archaeological site of Nim Li Punit (Belize) and the results of the studies are finally here.

BOGOSHORTS hits the road

BOGOSHORTS world tour is an initiative of the BOGOSHORTS Movement and the Bogotá Short Film Festival

Philip Potdevin took Wayú culture into a book

The Colombian writer Philip Potdevin has just published his novel 'Palabrero', with Intermediate Publishers.

BOGOSHORTS hits the road

BOGOSHORTS world tour is an initiative of the BOGOSHORTS Movement and the Bogotá Short Film Festival - BOGOSHORTS for the international promotion of Colombian talent in the short film format. 

Culture through her voice

Proud of being an Oaxacan indigenous woman, the soprano María Reyna González shares the sounds of the Mixe language to the world.

The incredible adventures of Gabriel García Márquez

Gabriel García Márquez was born 90 years ago on this day—on March 6, 1927—and grew up in Aracataca, Colombia

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