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Latin American is a mysterious part of the world rich in stories of myths, legends and unsolved mysteries, and most have never been heard in English, until now. Hear compelling stories about missing persons, UFO’s, paranormal phenomena, ancient mystical sites, witchcraft and more, with your host Andrew Colón.
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Made in Latin America

SDCELAR - British Museum

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A podcast brought to you by the Santo Domingo Centre of Excellence for Latin American Research (SDCELAR) at the British Museum. Listen to new insights and interpretations about collections and projects that will deepen and challenge what we know about Latin America. || Un podcast desarrollado para ti por el Centro de Excelencia Santo Domingo para la Investigación en Latinoamérica (SDCELAR) en el Museo Británico. Escucha historias e interpretaciones sobre colecciones del Museo Británico y pro ...
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Bring Out Your Dead: Latin America vs. the British Empire, the only podcast telling the complex history of British Imperialism in Latin America. Join Gruff and Chris in an auditory picture painting of a forgotten history. In this podcast we will unpack the deep-rooted history of European colonialists and resistance figures as they fight for control and influence across South and Central America.
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This is really just me sitting in a room talking into a microphone from time to time. The subject is Latin America, the region I've worked on for more than 20 years: its challenges—especially security and human rights challenges—and the United States' complicated relationship with it. This podcast accompanies my personal blog, and doesn't reflect the views of my employer, whose much better podcast is at https://www.wola.org/format/podcast/.
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In South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean are a local story - and the Latin America Report, which was a weekly WLRN feature from 2013 to 2023, looked at how the two often intersected and affected each other politically, economically and culturally. Its award-winning reports included the six-part Migration Maze series, which examined new U.S. policies to address illegal immigration at its source in Central America instead of at the border; the three-part series Escape From Venezuela, ...
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History podcasts of Mexico, Latina, Latino, Hispanic, Chicana, Chicano, Mexicana, Mexicano, genealogy, mexico, mexican, mexicana, mexicano, mejico, mejicana, mejicano, hispano, hispanic, hispana, latino, latina, latin, america, espanol, espanola, spanish, indigenous, indian, indio, india, native, native american, chicano, chicana, mesoamerican, mesoamerica, raza, podcast, podcasting, nuestra, familia, or unida are welcome here. If it has to do with the history of America, California, Oregon, ...
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Welcome to WTF is Going on in Latin America & The Caribbean, a PopularResistance broadcast featuring hot news out of the region with host Teri Mattson. Each weekly episode features a country and/or issue related to the affects of U.S. foreign, economic and/or military influence and intervention in the hemisphere of The Americas. Our guests include academics, policy-makers, journalists as well as activists recognized for their groundwork within local communities and movements. WTF is Going on ...
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Kevin Muñoz is an immigrant from Guatemala and DACA recipient with a strong intellectual curiosity and a passion for exploring a variety of topics that he believes deserve greater attention within the Latin American community. These topics include business, finance, technology, politics, and mental health, among others. In addition to delving into these issues himself, Kevin also interviews undocumented entrepreneurs and experts from diverse backgrounds to gain insight into their experiences ...
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Latin American Perspectives Podcast

Latin American Perspectives

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A podcast for discussion and debate on the political economy of capitalism, imperialism, and socialism in the Americas. For more than forty years Latin American Perspectives has served as the leading academic journal in Latin American Studies, publishing timely, progressive analyses of the social forces shaping contemporary Latin America.
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The Latin American History Podcast aims to tell the story of Spanish and Portuguese America from its very beginnings up until the present day. Latin America’s history is home to some of the most exciting and unbelievable stories of adventure and exploration, and this podcast will tell these stories in all their glory. It will examine colonial society, slavery, and what life was like for the region’s inhabitants during this period. We will look at what caused the wars of independence, how the ...
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Exploring business, geopolitics, and social impact in Latin America and the Caribbean. We bring you insights from global leaders and experts from across sectors and industries with a focus on the LAC region. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/latampodcast/support
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Latin American Music Show!

Leon Norway 🇳🇴

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If you want to know more about an artist or any genre or any else related just call in me and I'll make a review about the artist, album, band, etc... or my opinion if you want to ;). I'll also be publishing some Latin American music!!! (I prefer talking about metal/rock but everything is valid!!!)
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The Latin American Briefing Series

The University of Chicago Center for Latin American Studies

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The CLAS Latin American Briefing Series brings academic and policy experts to the University of Chicago campus to address important events and issues in contemporary Latin America. The series is supported, in part, by a Department of Education National Resource Center grant to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign/University of Chicago Consortium for Latin American Studies and is co-sponsored by the International House Global Voices Program.
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Latin American & Iberian Song

Patricia Caicedo

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Hosted by soprano and musicologist Patricia Caicedo, the 𝗟𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗻 𝗔𝗺𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗜𝗯𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗮𝗻 𝗔𝗿𝘁 𝗦𝗼𝗻𝗴 𝗣𝗼𝗱𝗰𝗮𝘀𝘁 is a program to discover composers, poets, songs, and everything about the world of Latin American and Spanish songs. 𝗠𝘂𝗹𝘁𝗶𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗴𝘂𝗮𝗹 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗺 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗘𝗽𝗶𝘀𝗼𝗱𝗲𝘀 𝗶𝗻 𝗘𝗻𝗴𝗹𝗶𝘀𝗵, 𝗦𝗽𝗮𝗻𝗶𝘀𝗵, 𝗣𝗼𝗿𝘁𝘂𝗴𝘂𝗲𝘀𝗲, 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗖𝗮𝘁𝗮𝗹𝗮𝗻. 🔴Conducido por la soprano y musicóloga Patricia Caicedo, el 𝗟𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗻 𝗔𝗺𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗜𝗯𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗮𝗻 𝗔𝗿𝘁 𝗦𝗼𝗻𝗴 𝗣𝗼𝗱𝗰𝗮𝘀𝘁 es un programa semanal para descubrir compositores, poetas, canciones y todo sobre el mundo ...
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Sixteenth-century Spain was small, poor, disunited and sparsely populated. Yet the Spaniards and their allies built the largest empire the world had ever seen. How did they achieve this? In How the Spanish Empire Was Built: a 400-year History (Reaktion, 2024) Dr. Felipe Fernández-Armesto and Dr. Manuel Lucena Giraldo argue that Spain’s engineers we…
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From the breathtaking cliffs of Barrancas del Cobre in Mexico to the astounding Perito Moreni Glacier in Argentina, Latin America boasts some of the most awe-inspiring natural wonders in the world. But along with this splendor, there’s a darker side—it’s also a place where the earth trembles with fury, the skies unleash torrents of water and the wi…
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Today we start a series on the conquest of Chile. In today's episode we introduce the main protagonists, and the difficulties preparing for a venture which most Spaniards thought was madness. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-latin-american-history-podcast/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt…
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Join us for a riveting episode as we delve into three headline-grabbing stories across Latin America. From the unlikely alliance of Argentina's President Milei and Tesla's Elon Musk, to the harrowing timeshare scams orchestrated by Mexico's Jalisco New Generation cartel, and the environmental crisis unfolding as fires ravage Guatemala under Preside…
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#1- Bad guys and thugs in Latin America:Should we be afraid? #2- Gringos /Expats and dengue fever, zika and malaria;How susceptible are gringos and expats to that stuff? #3- Montezuma’s revenge revisited: #4- Cryptocurrency rules and regs in Latin America: #5- Property taxes in Latin America: #6- Credit reports in Latin America: #7- Deadbeat debtor…
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An old adversary of Latin America is back: Dengue. The current outbreak of the mosquito-transmitted disease is the worst in years. Across the region, from Argentina to Brazil to Puerto Rico, images of hospitals filled with patients are coming into view. Four years after the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, how well-equipped is the region to tackle t…
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On March 14-22, 2024, the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) held its 67th annual session in Vienna, Austria. The session saw a landmark vote that may have important repercussions for drug policy, in Latin America and elsewhere. The commission approved a U.S.-led resolution encouraging countries to implement “harm reduction” measures to respond …
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Puerto Rico is a Spanish-speaking territory of the United States with a history shaped by conquest and resistance. For centuries, Puerto Ricans have crafted and negotiated complex ideas about nationhood. Jorell Meléndez-Badillo provides a new history of Puerto Rico that gives voice to the archipelago's people while offering a lens through which to …
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American guns have entangled the lives of people on both sides of the US-Mexico border in a vicious circle of violence. After treating wounded migrants and refugees seeking safety in the United States, anthropologist Ieva Jusionyte boldly embarked on a journey in the opposite direction—following the guns from dealers in Arizona and Texas to crime s…
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In The Atlantic Slave Trade in World History (Routledge, 2015), Jeremy Black presents a compact yet comprehensive survey of slavery and its impact on the world, primarily centered on the Atlantic trade. Opening with a clear discussion of the problems of defining slavery, the book goes on to investigate the Atlantic slave trade from its origins to a…
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#1- You should avoid owning the following dog breeds in Latin America: #2- Too bad the residential tower sign says “no dogs allowed."Don’t fret, this is Latin America where the rules are rarely enforced. #3- “Manana time” and its unintended consequenses: #4- Latino etiquette you should be aware of - Part 2 #5- Here’s why being 100% bilingual ain’t …
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Bringing into dialogue the fields of social history, Andean ethnography, and postcolonial theory, The Lettered Indian: Race, Nation, and Indigenous Education in Twentieth-Century Bolivia (Duke University Press, 2024) by Dr. Brooke Larson maps the moral dilemmas and political stakes involved in the protracted struggle over Indian literacy and school…
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#1- Latin grocery store etiquette for gringos: #2- Some facts about backpackers you need to know: #3- Why I never ever eat shrimp: #4- The original Dave #1 chimes in on bad dogs and Holistic Doctors in Latin America: #5- Espresso enema anyone?Everything you didn’t want to know about Colonics and coffee enemas in Latin America: #6- Our own Expat Cap…
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Almost at the same time that Miguel de Buria was founding his brief free kingdom, another man was doing the same in Panama. Bayano would prove to be even more of a problem for the Spanish than his counterpart in Venezuela. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-latin-american-history-podcast/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://red…
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Gustavo Guzmán's Attitudes of the Chilean Right toward Jews: From Acceptable Undesirables to Respected Businessmen (Brill, 2022) is the first book in English to discuss the changing attitudes of the Chilean Right toward Jewish immigrants and the State of Israel from the 1930s onwards. Jewish Chileans have ascended rapidly from the status of undesir…
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Peasant Politics of the Twenty-First Century: Transnational Social Movements and Agrarian Change (Cornell University Press, 2024) by Dr. Marc Edelman illuminates the transnational agrarian movements that are remaking rural society and the world's food and agriculture systems. Dr. Edelman explains how peasant movements are staking their claims from …
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#1- Latinos chime in on why we are so lucky to be gringos: #2- Meanwhile, more and more gringo wannnabe Latinos resent the gringo advantage and the increased presence of gringos: #3- A word about Latino showoffs and posers: #4- An educated Latino in America gives us a scathing review of the newly invented woke term “Latinx” and a word about the mis…
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In Only a Few Blocks to Cuba: Cold War Refugee Policy, the Cuban Diaspora, and the Transformations of Miami (U Pennsylvania Press, 2024), Mauricio Castro shows how the U.S. government came to view Cuban migration to Miami as a strategic asset during the Cold War, in the process investing heavily in the city's development and shaping its future as a…
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On Christmas Eve, 1971, Juliane Koepcke fell from the sky. 53 years ago, she plummeted from 3000 meters, 10000 feet, above the Amazon Rainforest. She was the lone survivor of a plane crash in the heart of the jungle, and she not only defied all the odds and survived to tell the tale, but she began a mission to protect the very rainforest that she b…
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#1-Romantic culture clashes gringos need to be aware of: #2- What you didn’t know about water wells, cisterns and pumps: #3- There are newly discovered health reasons why its not a good idea to get yourself tattooed: #4- Can you drive a stick shift car?Today we discuss the many reasons for the high prevalence of stick shift vehicles in Latin Americ…
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First, we explore the collaborative efforts between the United States and Mexico to diversify the semiconductor supply chain, reducing dependence on foreign sources. Next, we delve into New York City's ambitious plan to pilot AI-powered gun detectors in subway stations, balancing security measures with privacy concerns amidst decreasing crime rates…
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Today's episode is an interview with Camilla Townsend about her new book The Aztec Myths. In it we discuss the origins of the Aztec, the workings of their calendar, the codices which provide us with a vital insight into the Aztec world, and how Aztec religious practices were impacted by Christianity after the conquest. The book can be pre-ordered h…
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For decades now, we’ve all heard the refrain – we are in a war against obesity, with perhaps the most important battle being fought over the health of our children. What better place could there be to defeat the enemy of obesity than our schools, where children are fed and educated and educated about being fed on a daily basis? But how did we come …
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#1- A Latin American Easter Party gone bad:Today’s first boots on the ground story… #2- Dog training tips for gringos and expats in Latin America:You will really appreciate and want to hear these… #3- The secrets of the Latino rich and affluent:The stuff they don’t want us gringos and expats to know… #4- Class and status barriers in Latin America a…
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There are over 1,000 known archaeological sites in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. But about 3 hours west of us here in Cancun, there is one place that isn’t just another set of rocks left from the culture of the Maya. It is the well-preserved and continuously researched best-known ancient Maya site of them all…Chichen Itza. Welcome to the Mysteries of…
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Panama is facing a moment of uncertainty amid an electoral race with eight candidates, droughts affecting the Panama Canal, and fallout over massive 2023 mining protests. But Felipe Chapman, chairman and managing partner of economic and financial advisory firm INDESA, remains optimistic about his country’s future. In a conversation with AS/COA Vice…
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#1- Latin American construction techniques explained:Remember, Latino construction techniques are very different than what you are used to… so, if you’re wondering the best and easiest ways to fasten things to concrete block and/or brick walls you need to hear this. #2- Coffee, coffee and more coffee:Latin America has some of the world’s best coffe…
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Narratives of Mistranslation: Fictional Translators in Latin American Literature (Routledge, 2023) offers unique insights into the role of the translator in today’s globalized world, exploring Latin American literature featuring translators and interpreters as protagonists in which prevailing understandings of the act of translation are challenged …
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By 1550 the slave trade had begun to form an important part of Spain's imperial economy, and increasing numbers of people were being imported to work in its plantations and mines. Where there are slaves however, there is resistance and in Venezuela a group managed to break free and form their independent settlement. This is the story of Miguel de B…
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When did Christianity become cool? How did an Australian church conquer the world and expand into Brazil, a country with its own crop of powerful megachurches? In her exciting new book, Cool Christianity: Hillsong and the Fashioning of Cosmopolitan Identities (Oxford UP, 2023), anthropologist Cristina Rocha analyses the creation of a transnational …
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Missionary Diplomacy: Religion and Nineteenth-Century American Foreign Relations (Cornell University Press, 2024) illuminates the crucial place of religion in nineteenth-century American diplomacy. From the 1810s through the 1920s, Protestant missionaries positioned themselves as key experts in the development of American relations in Asia, Africa,…
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Authorities in postrevolutionary Cuba worked to establish a binary society in which citizens were either patriots or traitors. This all-or-nothing approach reflected in the familiar slogan “patria o muerte” (fatherland or death) has recently been challenged in protests that have adopted the theme song “patria y vida” (fatherland and life), a collab…
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#1- On the ground Latin American Seminar report:Boots on the ground stories… #2- The "deported" illegal alien “call center” connection: #3- What happens when gringo “wannabees” and their wives (or husbands) are NOT ON THE SAME PAGE: #4- The Expat - Bitcoin connection: #5- Explosive new Covidiot vax revelations: #6- A Latin American healthcare insur…
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Paramilitaries, crime, and tens of thousands of disappeared persons—the so-called war on drugs has perpetuated violence in Latin America, at times precisely in regions of economic growth. Legal and illegal economy are difficult to distinguish. A failure of state institutions to provide security for its citizens does not sufficiently explain this. S…
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In this episode, we dive deep into the tumultuous waters of undocumented immigration in the United States. Despite remaining stable since its peak in 2007, the story of undocumented immigrants is one of enduring resilience and shattered promises. From the highs of economic prosperity to the lows of political deadlock. Cultural Leadership Fellowship…
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Hemispheric foreign policy has waxed and waned since the Mexican War, and the Cold War presented both extraordinary promises and dangerous threats to U.S.-Latin American cooperation. In Hemispheric Alliances: Liberal Democrats and Cold War Latin America (UNC Press, 2022), Andrew J. Kirkendall examines the strengths and weaknesses of new models for …
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Memories and Representations of Terror: Working Through Genocide (Routledge, 2024) explores how memories and representations shape our understanding of historical events, particularly the ways in which societies create narratives about genocide and its aftermath, using Argentina’s last military dictatorship (1976–1983) and its contested legacy as a…
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In the heart of the Inca Empire, the enigmatic figure of revered shaman was meditating by the sacred Lake, where a vision led him to a mysterious portal hidden in the rocky cliffs. Guided by a disc of cosmic power, he ventured beyond the threshold, vanishing into realms unknown, leaving behind a legacy steeped in mystique and wonder. Today, that Po…
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