Latest posts by Nicholas Cumberbatch
Chile Is Battling an Environmental Crisis Called ‘The Red Tide’
The phenomenon known as the “red tide,” seen across the country has claimed the lives of more than 24 million salmon and hundreds of other marine species.
Four Months Later, Still No Answers About a Shootout with Salvadoran Police and Army That Left Five Dead
The autopsies of the five men reveal that they were shot at close range. Three days later, a woman who witnessed the shootings disappeared.
Breaking Down Cultural and Racial Stereotypes About Latin Americans, One Joke at a Time
Flama uses humor to foster cultural understanding. Its collection of short videos seeks to address the complexity of Latin American identities and their sometimes-simplistic representation in North American society.
The ‘Escopetarra': A Killer Instrument
If you believe that nothing good can come from a rifle, then you have to get to know the “escopetarra”—a hybrid that transforms two “lethal” weapons (an AK-47 and a guitar) into an instrument of peace. “Escopetarra” is a Spanish blend that combines the words “escopeta” (shotgun) and “guitarra” (guitar). In his Spanish-language podcast,...
Public Prosecutor's Office in Colombia to Monitor Twitter Accounts of Public Servants During Elections
¿Conoce irregularidades que atenten contra la transparencia o la seguridad de las #Elecciones2015? Denuncie en: http://t.co/fiNivGSeDQ — Procuraduría General (@PGN_COL) July 25, 2015 Are you aware of any irregularities which might jeopardize the transparency or security of Elections 2015? Tell us here: On October 25, Colombians head to the polls...
The Internet Pokes Fun at Alleged Threats from ‘El Chapo’ against Donald Trump
Social media users lapped up El Chapo's escape and alleged threats against Donald Trump with a series of humorous memes.
Mass Protests Halt Ecuador's Proposed Tax Hikes
Pope Francis' visit to Ecuador, coupled with anti-government protests, have temporarily delayed the president's mission to impose new taxes on inheritances and capital gains.
The Tweet That United Government and Opposition Supporters in Venezuela
Former Mexican President Felipe Calderón learned that you shouldn't insult Venezuelan football.
Mexican Indigenous Community Accuses Famous Designer of Plagiarism
French designer Isabel Marant has made a name for herself in the world of fashion, owing to her eclectic style, which blends materials and ethnic influences together in her designs. These creations carry a price tag starting in the hundreds of dollars. However, for the authorities and citizens of Santa...