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Formula Secreta: A Meditation through Music and Philosophy

Toby Feldman, Sports Editor for Bristolatino, sits down with dear friend José Luis Rangel to talk about his podcast/cultural revolution, Formula Secreta. A few small tips before you listen: -Find a quiet, comfortable place. -Try to ensure you have good headphones that will block out all the hustle and bustle around you- you will want […]

Inspiration of the week #8: Dinho Lascoski

Every week we will be sharing an inspirational figure from Latin America, someone who we think you deserve to know about. Our aim is to spread the creativity and passion for their subject and hopefully inspire you as well ! This week we chose the Brazilian illustrator Dinho Lascoski.    Dinho Lascoski (Cláudio Fernando Lascoski) was born […]

Remembering Luis Ospina: A Colombian filmmaker like no other

The revered Colombian director Luis Ospina, a founding member of the Cali Group cinema movement, passed away earlier this year after a long battle with cancer. With three of his films currently showing on the MUBI streaming service, Bristolatino takes a moment to look back at the career of this trailblazing filmmaker.   In the […]

Recipe of the Month: Peruvian Ceviche

Every month, we will share with you an exciting new Latin American-inspired recipe, so you can make it and enjoy all the rich and colourful flavours of this diverse region in the comfort of your own home! This month, Bristolatino’s Isobel Vasey chose a quintessential Peruvian dish to make our mouths water.    This Peruvian classic […]

Copa Libertadores Final: Return of the Fat Lady.

First things first, apologies for the delay in providing you with this write up of the dramatic Copa Libertadores Final that took place on Saturday. Fortunately, the Flamengo twitter machine has been, hmm, busy ever since, letting the world know that Flamengo, and indeed, Brazil, are the Champions of Latin America. Onto the more formal […]

This Month in Literature…‘El viento de los reinos’ by Efraín Barquero

Every month, we tell you which Latin American writings we are reading. Taking many different forms and featuring writers stretching the whole of the South, Central and North America, we bring to you a wide selection of the works that are stirring literary interests. This October, Bristolatino writer Charlotte Crawford introduces us to El viento de los reinos by […]

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Discussion with Chilean author Carla Guelfenbein at the University of Bristol

Chilean novelist Carla Guelfenbein discussed her newest novel, El resto es silencio, with the University of Bristol. Lavinia Amorosa tells us how it went. On October 17th 2014, the University of Bristol’s Hispanic department had the pleasure of welcoming acclaimed Chilean novelist, Carla Guelfenbein, for drinks and a discussion on her recent and successful novel, “El […]

Open and Closed Dialogues – The Miners of Cerro Rico, Evo Morales and the Plurinational Voices of Bolivia

Galeano coined Potosí “the city which has given most to the world and has the least”. Originally for the UCLU Amnesty International journal, Flora Hastings brings to BristoLatino photographs and stories of the current miners of Cerro Rico.   Clashing conceptions of progression within Bolivia Papa Francisco sweats with altitude sickness. He has little time to […]

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