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March 4, 2021
How Pelé Sold Out
A new Netflix documentary revisits the soccer star’s illustrious World Cup career during a pivotal period in Brazilian history.
October 30, 2020
Could Colombian Politicians Help Trump Win Florida?
The Trump campaign is using disinformation and red-baiting tactics exported from Colombia to sway Florida’s Latinx vote.
December 12, 2019
Colombia’s Peace Deal Paved the Way for Its Historic Protests
The country’s ongoing strikes are the largest in recent memory, and may not have been possible without a 2016 agreement that ended its 50-year-long war with the FARC.
Race and Ethnicity
September 16, 2019
The Problem With Latinidad
A growing community of young, black, and indigenous people are questioning the very identity underpinning Hispanic Heritage Month.
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September 26, 2018
Soccer and Domestic Violence: When the Beautiful Game Turns Ugly
In Colombia, cases of intimate-partner violence against women rose by 33 percent during the past two World Cups.
June 20, 2018
Once Again, the Right Wing Wins in Colombia, Amid Divisions on the Left
But Gustavo Petro’s presidential candidacy was the most successful leftist campaign in modern Colombian history, after decades of isolation and political assassinations.
April 19, 2018
Gustavo Petro quiere establecer un nuevo progresismo en Latinoamérica
En entrevista con
, el ex-alcalde de Bogotá habla sobre lo que significaría su elección para Colombia y la región.
April 18, 2018
Colombia’s Presidential Hopeful Gustavo Petro Wants a New Left for Latin America
In an interview with
, the former mayor of Bogotá discusses what his election would mean for Colombia and the region.
January 29, 2018
Residente dice que Estados Unidos le debe a Puerto Rico, no al revés
El rapero puertorriqueño habla con
sobre el colonialismo, Bernie Sanders, y el camino a la recuperación despues que el huracán Maria.
January 29, 2018
Residente Says the United States Owes Puerto Rico, Not the Other Way Around
The Puerto Rican rapper talks to
about colonialism, Bernie Sanders, and the path to recovery after Hurricane Maria.