A series of conferences organized by the embassies of Cuba, Nicaragua, Bolivia, Venezuela and Ecuador in London analyses the lives and works of great Latin American heroes. It was on the 14th of December,2004 that Hugo Chavez and Fidel Castro officially created the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of […]
The Russian revolution does not belong in the dustbin of history, although many would like to see it there. Sean Sheehan October 1917 was a transformative moment in human history, a time when the dispossessed rose in revolt against their government and everything their rulers stood for. The […]
Every new generation is apathetic. How can they be otherwise, when the intellectual motivation that comes from books or the older generation’s half-forgotten memories is no match for the experience of being personally committed to a cause? Armando Orozco Tovar The older generation of today can often […]
The kind of fiction that carries the label of magical realism, associated with South American writers like Márquez and Borges, possesses a lightness of touch and a whimsical sense of fantasy that works its way into the stories of everyday life. Sean Sheehan Such aspects of style and […]
The works of one of the most influential Spanish writers in history, will be analysed in London on 18 May in a new documentary at the Instituto Cervantes. The exhibition will be accompanied by a talk by its director and an expert in Mexican literature.