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Spanish language dominates U.S airwaves
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Spanish language dominates U.S airwaves

The Univision Spanish language television network, the biggest in the U.S, was the only one to expand last year, according to recently released figures. Laura Cronk The network provides news, entertainment and imported soap operas for North America’s growing Hispanic population. Its expansion continues amid fears of a linguistic ‘ghettoisation’ […]

Egyptian artists explore Arab culture
United Kingdom

Egyptian artists explore Arab culture

Shubbak is London’s first ever celebration of modern culture from the Arab world. The month long series will feature more than 70 events in over 30 cultural venues across the capital. As part of London’s Shubbak festival of contemporary Arab culture, artist Wael Shawky exhibits his Larvae Channel series that […]

Churros: a secret history
Cookery Europe Lifestyle

Churros: a secret history

If you’ve been on the streets of London lately you may have noticed the increasing prevalence of the humble churrería, previously the domain of Spain and Latin America alone. Laura Cronk In vans, trailers, cafes and on dessert menus, the churro has arrived. Churros, tasty deep fried sticks of dough, […]

Bolivia: striving for food security with sovereignty
Globe Latin America

Bolivia: striving for food security with sovereignty

Bolivia Considering the bleak state the world is currently in, especially in financial terms, the Bolivian economy is showing promising figures. Masiel Fernández Bolaños The first fiscal quarter of 2011 was extremely difficult in social matters with workers’ demonstrations in favour in pay increases, arguing that in December prices had […]