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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.

Latinx Forum
Student Groups

Latino Students Share Frustration, Look for Common Ground at Town Hall

At a forum sponsored by Concilio Latino Thursday night, students expressed frustration with a perceived lack of support and discussed distributing a survey to Latinos on campus.

Visual Arts

New Photography Exhibit Documents U.S.-Mexico Border

Photographer David Taylor’s exhibit "Working the Line," which documents the U.S.-Mexico border, opened on Wednesday at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies.

Afro-Cuban Perceptions
Race

Afro-Cuban Perceptions

Lillian Guerra, Professor of Cuban & Caribbean History at the University of Florida, speaks on Afro-Cubans in the Cuban Revolutionary period, and how race was perceived in Cuba at that time. The talk was sponsored by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies.

Afro-Cuban Perceptions
College

Today in Photos (02/20/2014)

Special Teams
Football

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate
College

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard
Crime

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard

College

A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes