Latin America

Apthapi, a tradition that became a feast
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Apthapi, a tradition that became a feast

More than simply a banquet, it’s one of the few Andean rituals still current, and which involves a collective form of eating, with contributions from all members of the community. Masiel Fernández Bolaños It’s a ceremony dating back thousands of years and one which is still practiced in countries such […]

The Panama Canal: expansion and expectations
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The Panama Canal: expansion and expectations

The construction of the Panama Canal’s third floodgate, which is moving forward at an accelerated rate, attracts the attention of nations from both sides of the isthmus, because of the undeniable impact it will have on world trade. Luis Manuel Arce The Panamex and Post Manamax era, classifications given to […]

Mexico: caught in the daily crossfire
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Mexico: caught in the daily crossfire

It all stems from the open sale of weapons which provides multi-million dollar profits to the US producers and armouries.  The more lethal they are, the more expensive they are. Jacinto Granda It is common in Mexico for shootings to take place with high firepower weapons that mainly come from […]