How the internet and the government conspired to drown out public discourse at just the moment Mexican democracy truly needs it.
A new book sheds light on why evangelical Christianity has generated greater electoral power in some Latin American countries than in others.
An Argentine novel uses the supernatural to explore abuses of power in the country’s past and present.
A selection of new Latin American releases, to warm a cold Northern night or dance a Southern summer night away.
A new film by Lorenzo Vigas probes the cruel process by which victims of violence can become participants.
Renewing distressed areas and recognizing bohemian haunts, these districts in Colombia’s capital have been praised—and also criticized.
Living in a psychiatric institution, the Brazilian artist used found materials to catalog the world.
The king of futebol was not an easy man to know—but he could be generous in unexpected ways.
Politics and soccer mix everywhere, but this year it’s not just the government hoping for a championship to lighten the national mood.
Cutting through cliché and dogmatism, the Cuban writer’s new collection delivers a “masterclass in creative reportage.”
In a new film, a family runs out of money to build a swimming pool—revealing personal tensions and a society plagued by broken promises.
A new translation of the Chilean writer’s debut novel raises the question: Does he live up to the hype?
The curator of a new exhibition highlights artists’ response to an economic regime geared to serve visitors first.
The story behind victory in Mexico City shows that then, as now, politics is never far from the “beautiful game.”