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From the archive: Latin America’s Schindler: a forgotten hero of the 20th century – podcast

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We are raiding the Audio Long Read archives to bring you some classic pieces from years past, with new introductions from the authors.This week, van 2016:Under General Pinochet’s rule of terror in Chile, one man save...

The world on screen: the best movies from Africa, Asia and Latin America

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The Great Indian Kitchen A leaking kitchen pipe is at the heart of this Malayalam language film, set in a relatively prosperous family home in scenic Kerala. Each day, the new bride asks her husband, a teacher, to ge...

Latin America urges US to reduce plastic waste exports to region

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Environmental organisations across Latin America have called on the United States to reduce plastic waste exports to the region, after a report found the US had doubled exports to some countries in the region during t...

Latin American countries join reserves to create vast marine protected area

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Four Pacific-facing Latin American nations have committed to joining their marine reserves to form one interconnected area, creating one of the world’s richest pockets of ocean biodiversity. Panama, Ecuador, Colombia ...

Gothic becomes Latin America’s go-to genre as writers turn to the dark side

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A young man follows the bloody trail of his CIA father, through Paraguayan torture chambers and the sites of Andean massacres. An Ecuadorian artist fantasizes about running a scalpel through the tongue of her mute twi...

Far Cry 6 review – neatly packaged chaos in fictional Latin America

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Far Cry games are often, and not unfairly, characterised as predictable – but after a global pandemic, supermarket shelves running bare and fights breaking out in garage forecourts, who isn’t aching for a little predi...

Everybody salsa! Fania, the ramshackle New York label that sent Latin rhythms global

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dit is 1967. Latin boogaloo – a fusion of African American R&B and Cuban rhythms reflecting the rich melting pot of East Harlem, New York – is sweeping the barrio. Johnny Pacheco, a devotee of traditional Latin mus...

Plans for 190 flats on London Latin Village site scrapped after protests

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Campaigners trying to save London’s only surviving Latin market have claimed a victory after the developer behind a multimillion-pound residential plan for the site pulled out. Grainger on Thursday announced it was ab...

Latin to be introduced at 40 state secondaries in England

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Latin is to be taught at state schools across England in an effort to counter the subject’s reputation as one that is “elitist” and largely at private schools. A £4m Department for Education (DfE) scheme will initiall...

‘Latin America will never be the same’: Venezuela exodus reaches record levels

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The continuing exodus of millions of Venezuelans is reaching “a tipping point” as the response to the crisis remains critically underfunded. Meer as 5.6 million have left the country since 2015, when it had a popula...

‘Extraordinary experimentation’: Madrid’s Reina Sofía celebrates Latin America’s artistic boom

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The black and white photograph of a dead dog, taken in Lima in 1989, that now hangs on the immaculate walls of the Reina Sofía in Madrid seems to have little in common with the Caetano Veloso album covers also on disp...

Madrid’s Reina Sofía examines Latin America’s artistic boom

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The black and white photograph of a dead dog, taken in Lima in 1989, that now hangs on the immaculate walls of the Reina Sofía in Madrid seems to have little in common with the Caetano Veloso album covers also on disp...

Peru’s knife-edge election could be good news for Latin America’s left

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Peru’s presidential election has been settled by the slimmest of margins, but it signals a momentous change. When all the votes from the second-round run-off on Sunday 6 June were finally counted, the socialist Pedro ...

Natalie Haynes: ‘All I could understand in Finnegans Wake were the smutty Latin bits’

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The book I am currently readingFor fun, Piranesi by Susanna Clarke. I loved Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell; I’ve been looking forward to this. I’m lost in a strange labyrinth and I’m not sure how to get out, or eve...

Latin America’s lack of a united front on Covid has had disastrous consequences

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A terse report filed from São Paulo, Brasilië, appeared in the 17 Maart 1919 edition of the New York Times. It read: “Influenza again has appeared here in epidemic form. The Government is taking steps to prevent the spr...

Brazil’s ‘rapid and violent’ Covid variant devastates Latin America

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As a coronavirus variant traced to the Brazilian Amazon marauded through Peru’s coastal capital last month, Rommel Heredia raced to his local hospital to seek help for his brother, mother and father. “I said goodbye a...