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50 Years Since Chile’s Military Coup: Reflection, Remembrance and Reckoning With the Past

Fifty years ago, on September 11, 1973, Chile underwent a radical transformation that forever altered its history. For those unfamiliar with this pivotal event, let’s journey back in time. Chile…

Diego Maradona: Triumph, Tragedy and a Story Only Sport Could Write

Diego Armando Maradona, the greatest footballer of his generation, died yesterday in his hometown of Buenos Aires aged 60. 15 years to the day that George Best, a similarly gifted…

Morales’ protégé wins in Bolivia, but it might be too early for celebration

Latin America has been riddled with turbulence. Last year alone, the Amazon was set viciously ablaze, major protests festered in Chile and Ecuador, and Peru entered a constitutional crisis. In…

(Blackwell’s Presents) The Other Tiger: Recent Poetry from Latin America

Modern Latin American poetry is a relatively unknown genre of literature that Blackwell’s sought to celebrate and raise awareness for last Wednesday, with the poetry launch of The Other Tiger:…