Latin America


When Heritage Tourism Doesn’t Tell the Whole Story

Victor Landa December 6, 2017

“Join us for this truly unforgettable experience where two worlds once collided forging a New World that would change the course of history.” —Promotional language from announcement of upcoming group […]

Puerto Rico Should be a Priority For Immediate Assistance and Debt Forgiveness

Victor Landa October 2, 2017

The Trump whisperer: Marco Rubio has the president’s ear on Latin America

Victor Landa July 6, 2017

As Trump Strikes Syria, We Should Revisit the History Lessons of US Intervention in Central America

NewsTaco April 14, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because while we focus on Trump’s disdain for Latin American’s we shouldn’t forget that the U.S. has a long history of meddling in Latin America. […]

Why Chicanos Love Fidel Castro But Hate Cuban Exile Politics

NewsTaco December 2, 2016

*A very interesting point of view. Especially in light of this past election when Cuban-Americans and Mexican-Americans voted very differently. VL By Gabriel San Roman, OC Weekly (9 minute read) […]

Colombia President Will Donate Nobel Peace Prize Money to Victims

NewsTaco October 12, 2016

*Juan Manuel Santos managed to broker peace with the FARC guerillas. Now he’s working on a peace deal with the National Liberation Army (ELN). VL By Associated Press (2.5 minute read) […]

Colombia And FARC Rebels Reach Historic Peace Deal After Bloody War

NewsTaco August 25, 2016

*I was at a gathering last night when the news of the peace deal buzzed on mobile devices.It’s what most people talked about the rest of the evening. VL By […]