The Peruvian Town Haunted By a Famous Poet
In a new film, a young man tries to escape Santiago de Chuco—just like the town’s biggest hero once did.
A Guatemalan Classic On the Nightmare of Dictatorship
Miguel Ángel Asturias’s masterpiece achieved lasting fame by trading political specifics for tragic grandeur.
Lessons from the First Pink Tide’s Collapse
A new book criticizes the last generation of Latin American left-wing leaders for relying too much on commodities.
AQ’s Summer Playlist: Shagrada Medra’s Independent Rhythms
In a rural corner of Argentina, this music label has spent decades cultivating a unique sound.