Bala Chambers

In Memory of Maradona, Argentine Artist Connects With Global Audience

“I started to draw Diego from childhood,” says 40-year-old Argentine artist Maxi Bagnasco. “He gave us faith and hope that a kid from the potrero, from a slum, could help his family and reach the top. He represented us across the world.”

  • Jul 29, 2022
  • 5:22 PM

How an Indigenous Artist Became Inspired to Reconnect With Mapuche Culture

“My art is a reflection of what it is to be Mapuche. Mapuche people value and respect nature a lot,” Alexis Mariqueo told Latino Rebels.

  • Aug 18, 2021
  • 5:01 PM

The Young People Fighting for Climate Justice in Argentina

“Environmental issues deepen all pre-existing social inequalities and as such also deepen gender inequalities,” Mercedes Pombo told Latino Rebels.

  • Jun 21, 2021
  • 5:04 PM

Argentine Students Create App to Combat Fires in the Americas

Welcome to Satellites on Fire.

  • Apr 22, 2021
  • 5:25 PM

How a Social Movement Is Using Politics and Solidarity to Fight Extreme Inequality in Santa Fe, Argentina

La Garganta Poderosa is the “first seed” aimed at improving the fortunes of many disenfranchised communities.

  • Mar 18, 2021
  • 5:44 PM

How the Mapuche Are Helping to Shape Chile’s Next Constitution

According to Dr. Amaya Alvez Marín, the constitutional process is “an invitation to unlearn our Western ways, our extractive ways, our imperialistic ways,” which have not protected nature.

  • Dec 11, 2020
  • 3:32 PM

In London, Community Fights to Save ‘Latin Village’ Amid Gentrification, Pandemic Lockdown

The “Latin Village,” or “Pueblito Paisa” to Spanish speakers, was previously an unused Edwardian department store until the early 1980s, when a few migrants began to trade there.

  • Aug 21, 2020
  • 2:36 PM

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