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Two centuries of independence
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Two centuries of independence

2010 represents a milestone in Latin America’s history as much of the continent celebrated their bicentenary of freedom from the Spanish Empire. The Latin American Bicentary Group is looking back on this momentous occasion with an upcoming talk on “Latin American Independence 200 Years after Bolivar’s Visit to London”, headed […]

Los Saicos: pioneers of punk from Peru
Multiculture Music

Los Saicos: pioneers of punk from Peru

It is written like this:  Saicos, a Spanish rendering of ‘Psychos’, we believe. Here is a term transferred from the Anglo-Saxon to the Latin, which doesn’t stop at the band’s name, as their music is pure North American psychedelic garage, taken to the South American market. Noel Hernández Before going […]