Latin America

College

Brazilian Billionaire Funds Financial Aid

The Lemann Foundation, a philanthropic organization created by Brazilian billionaire Jorge P. Lemann ’61, will give additional financial aid money to Harvard students from Brazil.

Talking To Elliott
Central Administration

Talking To Elliott

Vice Provost for International Affairs Mark C. Elliott displays a speech he wrote in Portuguese for his recent trip to Brazil and Peru.

Talking To Elliott
Harvard in the World

International Affairs Provost and Scholar of China Visits Latin America

​Mark C. Elliott, Harvard’s new Vice Provost for International Affairs, is well known across the University for his scholarship in Chinese history. However, during his first few months in the role, Elliott has spent much time studying Latin America in order to prepare for his visit to Brazil and Peru this past week.

Latina/o Studies Working Group Meeting
College

Latina/o Studies Working Group Meeting

People mingle after a talk on “Transgender Genealogies” by University of Michigan professor Lawrence M. LaFountain-Stokes ‘90, pictured left.

Che at the Plaza Revoluciónario
Latin America

Che at the Plaza Revoluciónario

Che at the Plaza Revoluciónario
Latin America

Che's Cuba

Though Che’s body may be decaying, his dashing face is still everywhere.

Books

Wright’s Novel Glitters, But It's Not All Gold

"The Gold Eaters" paints a vivid picture of 16th-century Peru, with convincing perspectives from both the Spanish and the native side. But despite its accomplished tone of historical realism, as a novel it is somewhat lacking in plot depth and character maturity.

Spring Break in Cuba
College

Embassy Open, Student Interest in Traveling to Cuba Spikes

Following the historic thawing of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States, Harvard students have voiced renewed interest in traveling to Cuba.

Politics

Peruvian Presidential Frontrunner Talks Human Rights

Keiko S. Fujimori, a 2016 Peruvian presidential candidate, addressed concerns about liberal democracy and human rights on Wednesday.

Jorge Ramos
IOP

Jorge Ramos

Jorge Ramos, journalist, author, and television anchor for Univision and Fusion, discusses the future of journalism in the age of the internet. The talk was held at the JFK Jr. Forum Tuesday evening.

"The Dream of My Return."
Books

"The Dream of My Return."

"The Dream of My Return."
Books

'The Dream of My Return' a Nuanced Dream

Castellanos Moya demonstrates his facility with the stream of consciousness narrative, masterfully depicting the psyche of an exiled journalist trapped in a Kafkaesque nightmare of anxiety and paranoia.

Performing Latinidad
Visual Arts

Performing Latinidad

Josefina Báez, a performance artist, instructs students of Spanish 126: “Performing Latinidad” in a spontaneous expressive performance in front of the John Harvard statue in March.

#BostonWithMexico
Latin America

Students March in Protest of Mexico Kidnappings

Students from MIT, Harvard, and other schools marched to show support for 43 Mexican students who have been missing since September.

Events

Speakers Discuss Sustainable Development and Agriculture in Latin America

Representatives from NGOs working in South America and a Harvard professor spoke about the importance of sustainable agricultural practices within small native communities in South America at the Harvard Graduate School of Education Saturday afternoon.