Latin American Politics

REVIEW A Postcolonial Retelling of La Llorona

By 24 July, 2021

Jayro Bustamante’s powerful postcolonial supernatural fable unearths the repressed horrors of the Guatemalan conflict through the story of a young Mayan maid who joins the household of a genocidal general

MIXTAPE CON ALMA 33: Biomigrant (Colombian Solidarity Special)

By 21 June, 2021

In lieu of our regular mellow Monday-morning offering, Biomigrant‘s “Colombian Solidarity Special” will be drawing attention to Colombia’s ongoing political and social crisis instead. Biomigrant is the producer and multi-instrumentalist Michael Alfred Wagner.  U.S.-born but settling in Colombia... Read Article

The New El Dorado or a Commodity Bubble

The New El Dorado or a Commodity Bubble

By 14 May, 2012

Hal Weitzman’s Latin Lessons – How South America Stopped Listening to the United States and Started Prospering is a sane, measured and humorous take on a serial underperformer. Or is it? It isn’t immediately clear whether South America... Read Article