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Inspiration of the week #3: David Diaz Arcos

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 Ecuadorian photographer David Diaz Arcos.   David is an Ecuadorian photographer […]

Amazon Voices

Alborada screened ‘Amazon Voices’, a documentary about oil extraction in the Ecuadorian Amazon and its effect upon indigenous communities, at Goldsmiths, University of London. BristoLatino’s Editor-in-Chief Sophie Foggin was there. Sumak Kawsay, the Kichwa expression for ‘good living’, involves living in harmony within one’s community and taking care of the madre tierra. It is this principle that the indigenous peoples […]

The Race For Russia

Joseph James takes a look at the state of play in the South American Qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup: the teams, their stars and their chances of getting to the World Cup in Russia 2018. With the end of the international break, the race for automatic qualification in South America is hotting up. This summer […]

Photo focus: ‘Street Life’ in the Ecuadorian Highlands

Jenny Steele photography: In the main square of Pujili in the Ecuadorian highlands, two bikes make one journey towards “Progreso y Salud”.

The pros and cons of Presidentialism in Latin America

Bristolatino’s Politics editor Kwame Lowe discusses the next steps Latin America should take to maintain, or in some cases achieve democratic stability. Virtually all Spanish-speaking countries in Latin America, as well as Brazil, the only Portuguese-speaking country on the continent, have a presidential (or semi-presidential) system of government as opposed to a parliamentary one. The Latin […]