Conserva Aves

A new partnership among Audubon, BirdLife International, American Bird Conservancy, and the Network of Latin American and Caribbean Environmental Funds (RedLAC) called Conserva Aves is looking to fill in conservation gaps in Latin America and the Caribbean. The article on Audubon’s site … Continue Reading »

LGBT History Month

LGBT History Month is October in the US, and to celebrate we are honoring LGBTQ+ communities of Latin America and the Caribbean. Cuba has a new family code that legalizes same-sex marriage Meet La La Liu, a queer Dominican-Chinese Marvel superhero Last … Continue Reading »

Latinx Heritage Month

Teaching for Change’s Teach Central America Week is coming up on October 3-9 for Latinx Heritage Month (Sept 15-Oct 15). They have “lessons, booklists, biographies of noted historical figures, and readings for free use by classroom teachers.” For more information, visit their site here. Hispanic … Continue Reading »

Pablo Neruda y la política

The Memoria Chilena project through the Biblioteca Nacional de Chile has a piece in Spanish about the politics of author Pablo Neruda, and how impossible it is to separate his work and his political beliefs. This piece includes a presentation, related documents, images, and … Continue Reading »

Archeology and Anthropology in a LAC Context

The Arch and Anth Podcast, hosted by Dr Michael B. C. Rivera, “aims to provides entertaining and educational content about archaeology and anthropology.” The 150 episodes include a variety of topics and covers many areas, including artifact restitution to Colombia, Mexico, and Peru, archaeology … Continue Reading »

imagineRio

Rice University has made available a digital redesign of the imagineRio project, a “digital atlas of Rio over space and time” that include artists’ renderings of the city over time, maps, narratives in both English and Portuguese, and other items. Find the … Continue Reading »

Revisiting the “Insular Cases”

US Supreme Court Justice Neil M. Gorsuch issued a concurring opinion in April on the territorial clause of the US Constitution. Shortly after, a petition was filed asking the justices to review the Insular Cases, which were “issued between 1901 and 1922, [and] said so-called unincorporated territories had … Continue Reading »