Democracy Is at Risk in Latin America and the Far Right Is Moving in: Here’s How It Went Wrong for the Left
The risk is that democracy is failing many, increasingly normalizing the demonization of the “other.”
Erica Malunguinho was elected as a state representative in São Paulo, becoming the first transgender candidate elected to that position.
Up to 80 Guajajaras have been killed since 2000 as part of a fierce conflict with illegal loggers.
Gender-based violence also increased.
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.
John Fetterman is the mayor of Braddock, PA. He’s 6’8″ and has tattoos. And his wife is from Brazil and was undocumented. Oh, and he’s running for Senate.
This month on Intelatin, discussions with director Fellipe Barbosa of ‘Casa Grande’ and chef Orlando Spigno of Eqeko Peruvian Cuisine, with music by Nicolá Cruz and others.
The Brazilian singer-songwriter chats with Latino Rebels ahead of his performance in New York City on Friday, October 30.
It’s time to bring our black grandmothers out of the closet.
Many African slaves either paid for their own freedom or were freed by their white lovers in colonial Brazil. But none attained as high a status in society as Chica da Silva.
Strong acting and storytelling in Netflix’s ‘Narcos’ make it a must-watch show — no matter how the characters sound
As the story goes, when Louis XVI of France learned of the storming of the Bastille, he asked if it was simply another revolt, to which the Duke of La Rochefoucauld is said to have replied, “No, sire. It’s a revolution.” Given the recent unrest ignited by corruption scandals across Latin America, regional leaders must […]