Race is still a taboo subject. Nonetheless, as Marielle Franco exposed in her work, skin color dramatically impacts safety in Brazil.
The former president of Brazil turned himself in to the police in São Paulo on Saturday evening and was flown by helicopter to the southern city of Curitiba to begin a 12-year sentence for corruption charges.
After nearly 11 hours of televised debate, the court voted 6-5 to deny da Silva’s habeas corpus request, meaning he could be jailed as early as next week.
Globalfest returns for its 13th edition on Sunday, January 17, at Webster Hall in New York City. Latino Rebels spoke with two of its organizers.
A chat with the Scottish Latin jazz group on how they came to adopt the sounds and rhythms of Latin America.
Continuing along Spain’s Camino de Santiago, author Silvio Sirias stops to reflect on how the journey changed the life of a modern-day literary giant.