Logros, limitaciones y liderazgo: Entrevista con María Francisca Zapata

Conocí a Francisca en junio por medio del Language Exchange Program. Semana a semana, ella ha mejorado su inglés tanto como yo intento mantener mi castellano. Nuestra amistad alimenta mi nostalgia por el semestre que pasé en Chile, en el 2013. Al hablar con ella, me enteré de su presencia en la judicatura chilena y … More Logros, limitaciones y liderazgo: Entrevista con María Francisca Zapata

Snuq’ Jolom Konob’: Mind of the people

Community radios matter, especially for indigenous communities all across Latin America. From Mexico to Guatemala and from Peru to Chile, indigenous people rely on the radio to keep their traditions and languages alive. Broadcasters also bring content that is relevant to local audiences, that which is often overlooked by mass-media. Community radios are owned and … More Snuq’ Jolom Konob’: Mind of the people

Q&A on the Hill Recap: Thoughts and Advice on Doing Latin America on the Hill

As a member of LAGO, I recently had the pleasure of helping to organize a Q&A on the Hill. This gave me the opportunity to return to where I worked before starting my masters and even to reconnect with my former supervisor, a senior staff member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Students got to … More Q&A on the Hill Recap: Thoughts and Advice on Doing Latin America on the Hill

Calaveritas

In Mexico, on the Day of the Dead, we write small poems about Death (La Catrina, La Flaca, La Calaca, etc) interacting with loved ones, often in dramatic or humorous ways. We held an event on Thursday where students came together and wrote Calaveritas about two of our professors in the Center for Latin American … More Calaveritas