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Stories about Spanish
8 February 2016
Costa Ricans are electing officials for its 81 municipalities. It will be the first time the country elects councilors jointly with other municipal officers, after the 2009 reforms.
1 February 2016
It lasts for 40 days and is considered the longest carnival in the world. The Uruguayan Carnival brings together traditions born Europe and Africa, and offers a whole lot more.
From "irresponsible" to "guardian of traditions": A photo of a popular matador fighting a heifer with his baby in his arms provokes a strong and mixed reaction in Spain.
30 January 2016
The Laf team give a humorous twist to everyday themes, and perhaps that's one of the reasons behind their success.
27 January 2016
Don't let name confuse you: the Panama hat comes from Ecuador and its manual crafting is a tradition and source of pride among its rural manufacturers.
21 January 2016
"Thanks, Brando, because without knowing you weren't just returning a wallet... you were returning hope to the country!!"
Grandmother Kueka is the genesis, the first mother in the Pemon culture, but the huge jasper stone was never returned after it was taken for an art exhibit.
19 January 2016
One of the main traditions associated with the Three King's Day are the 'Promesas', or the tradition of asking the Kings to intervene in a moment of need
The US attorney general's position on Puerto Rico's status has probably turned the issue into fodder for the upcoming election season.
15 January 2016
"Only when the names of those who were killed are known, when the stories of their suffering are heard...people everywhere will call out to end the war."
14 January 2016
The Global Voices in Spanish volunteer translator community published 2,384 translations in 2015. In this article, some members of the community share what translating means to them.
13 January 2016
There are 4,500 varieties of potato in Peru, whose International Potato Center has been tasked with helping NASA find the best one for potential farming on Mars.
10 January 2016
"President Enrique Pena Nieto saying "missing accomplished" is about as credible as when George Bush said it about Iraq. Same silly line."
7 January 2016
Blogger Heydi Ortega argues that today's Nicaraguan youths are in a unique position, beset with a new generation's troubles, and poised for revolutionary actions, if they're willing.
Mexico took Día de Los Reyes seriously, and transformed it into a celebration among family and close friends. At the center of the holiday is a delicious cake.
5 January 2016
Voces Étnicas is a platform that promotes the traditions and practices of Mexico's indigenous nations and communities through video, memes and an online library of legends, poems and stories.
2 January 2016
Wititi is the most characteristic cultural expression of the people that live in the River Colca valley, in Arequipa, Peru.
30 December 2015
Latin American Journalism and Advocacy Groups Recognized by Index on Censorship's Freedom of Expression Awards
Méxicoleaks and Fundamedios from Ecuador are among the Latin American candidates for the Index on Censorship’s 2016 Freedom of Expression Awards which includes 100 individuals and groups from 53 countries.
The owner of a popular Ecuadorian TV station that went off the air after the seizure of equipment by the police says the action was motivated by the station's reporting.