Tag Archives: Latin

The UK Bans Travel from Latin America, Portugal Citing Concern About Brazilian Variant

The UK Bans Travel from Latin America, Portugal Citing Concern About Brazilian Variant

The UK Bans Travel from Latin America, Portugal Citing Concern About Brazilian Variant The UK Bans Travel from Latin America, Portugal Citing Concern About Brazilian Variant Britain said on Thursday that it would ban arrivals from Latin American countries and Portugal over fears of a coronavirus variant discovered in Brazil. In recent weeks, British authorities have already struggled to contain …

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What Argentina’s New Law Legalizing Abortion Means for Latin America

What Argentina’s New Law Legalizing Abortion Means for Latin America

What Argentina’s New Law Legalizing Abortion Means for Latin America What Argentina’s New Law Legalizing Abortion Means for Latin America Latin America has long been hostile terrain for abortion rights advocates, even in recent decades as legal abortion became accessible in most of Europe, North America and other parts of the world. But a grassroots feminist movement claimed a victory …

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‘Break It All’ Celebrates the Oppositional Energy of Latin Rock

‘Break It All’ Celebrates the Oppositional Energy of Latin Rock

‘Break It All’ Celebrates the Oppositional Energy of Latin Rock ‘Break It All’ Celebrates the Oppositional Energy of Latin Rock Latin America has taken rock seriously. Seriously enough for governments to suppress it. Seriously enough for bands to sing about political issues, societal troubles and the spirit of rebellion. Seriously enough for fans to risk arrests and beatings to see …

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China Poised to Be First to Distribute Virus Vaccine in Latin America, U.S. Official Says

China Poised to Be First to Distribute Virus Vaccine in Latin America, U.S. Official Says

China Poised to Be First to Distribute Virus Vaccine in Latin America, U.S. Official Says China Poised to Be First to Distribute Virus Vaccine in Latin America, U.S. Official Says This article was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. WASHINGTON — China, already competing for influence in this hemisphere through a multibillion-dollar network of investment and …

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Argentina, and Latin America, Mourn Maradona as a Man of the People

Argentina, and Latin America, Mourn Maradona as a Man of the People

Argentina, and Latin America, Mourn Maradona as a Man of the People Argentina, and Latin America, Mourn Maradona as a Man of the People BUENOS AIRES — The tens of thousands of fans who gathered on Thursday to pay their last respects to Diego Armando Maradona, Argentina’s soccer legend, as he lay in state in the presidential palace were often …

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The Latin Grammys, Still Over the Top in the Shadow of the Pandemic

The Latin Grammys, Still Over the Top in the Shadow of the Pandemic

The Latin Grammys, Still Over the Top in the Shadow of the Pandemic The Latin Grammys, Still Over the Top in the Shadow of the Pandemic Even in a pandemic, the 21st annual Latin Grammys didn’t stint on spectacle. On Thursday night, the most consistently over-the-top American music awards show stayed that way, with luxuriant fashion, bustling dance routines, a …

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A Newcomer to Watch at the Latin Grammys: Nathy Peluso

A Newcomer to Watch at the Latin Grammys: Nathy Peluso

A Newcomer to Watch at the Latin Grammys: Nathy Peluso A Newcomer to Watch at the Latin Grammys: Nathy Peluso The Latin Grammy Awards have established themselves over two decades as a flashy, hip-pumping, over-the-top Las Vegas extravaganza. Under pandemic conditions, the 21st annual show, which will be broadcast Thursday night on Univision, will be far different. Still, many of …

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Biden’s Plans for Latin America: End ‘Bully Dictating Policy’

Biden’s Plans for Latin America: End ‘Bully Dictating Policy’

Biden’s Plans for Latin America: End ‘Bully Dictating Policy’ Biden’s Plans for Latin America: End ‘Bully Dictating Policy’ RIO DE JANEIRO — Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden admits it was a contrarian view in the Obama White House. During its final years, when the administration was beset by North Korea’s nuclear arsenal, Russia’s belligerence in Ukraine and wars in …

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Trump Ally’s Quest to Head Latin American Aid Bank Divides Region

Trump Ally’s Quest to Head Latin American Aid Bank Divides Region

Trump Ally’s Quest to Head Latin American Aid Bank Divides Region Trump Ally’s Quest to Head Latin American Aid Bank Divides Region But Mr. Claver-Carone dismissed the opposition in Latin America as “a handful of countries that for whatever reason — because their own candidates haven’t been able to get off the ground — are looking for ways to hijack …

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A-level results: ‘Rampant’ grade inflation in Latin and classics, while state schools unfairly hit by lowered marks, charity says | The Independent

A-level results: ‘Rampant’ grade inflation in Latin and classics, while state schools unfairly hit by lowered marks, charity says | The Independent

A-level results: ‘Rampant’ grade inflation in Latin and classics, while state schools unfairly hit by lowered marks, charity says | The Independent A-level results: ‘Rampant’ grade inflation in Latin and classics, while state schools unfairly hit by lowered marks, charity says | The Independent Ofqual‘s standardisation marking system resulted in “rampant” inflation of grades for niche subjects such as Latin …

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