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From museums to mezcal, #MexicoCity has it all.
Mexico City continues to reinvent itself. Along with world-class museums, architectural gems from its Spanish colonial and Aztec past, and a vibrant urban culture, it is also a favorite destination for foodies and modern art collectors. 1. Bike La ReformaOn Sundays, Paseo de la Reforma, the artery that traverses the city center, is closed to traffic — and becomes a haven for bicyclists and people-watchers. Watch for the quinceañera parties that c...
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Scarcity eclipses crime as a top concern in #Venezuela.
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The 22 moments that shaped the Argentine president's first year in office.
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HIV positive Argentines have endured what advocates call a “national emergency” for almost a year.
For nearly a year, HIV positive Argentines have endured what advocates call a “crisis” and a “national emergency.” Shortages and delays in the delivery of antiretroviral drugs have beleaguered many who depend on them to stay healthy, sparking public outcry and a protest outside the Health Ministry in Buenos Aires in December.
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#LatAm and the #Caribbean are home to an array of African-inspired religions.
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She’s 43, a mother of three – and lives on a military base following threats against her. Our profile of one of #LatAm’s most intriguing politicians.
Leer en españolIn the Buenos Aires everyone knows, the Buenos Aires of opera houses and bifes de chorizo and nightclubs that don’t dream of opening until 1 a.m., you can almost forget there’s a recession going on.
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Networks and local knowledge are essential but venturing abroad can spark inspiration.
This article is adapted from our AQ Top 5 feature on young Latin American entrepreneurs. To see the full list, click here. Tough countries are great teachers.Argentina, Venezuela and Cuba aren’t easy business environments — but they teach entrepreneurs how to adapt quickly to obstacles. The problem is that some startups then have to leave in order to truly thrive.Foreign travel inspires. Venturing abroad can be a source of new ideas — especially ...
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The chance to sample gourmet trends isn't the only reason to visit. 
A trendy hangout for foodies and families in Mexico City is Mercado Roma, an upscale market offering everything from churros to tacos to huaraches(a dish of masa, varied toppings and queso fresco).Launched in May 2014 and located in the hip La Roma neighborhood, the concept was born of a traditional Mexican market, but offers contemporary twists on Mexican food with special attention to artisanal, organic and local cuisine.
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#Brazil's 'rubber soldiers' remained unrecognized and their wartime wage and labor guarantees were ignored—until 1988.
Lourenço Canário da Silva never fought in World War II, but he was one of the unsung footsoldiers who contributed to the Allied victory. A poor laborer from the northeastern state of Ceará, Da Silva and some 34,000 other Brazilians were recruited to tap rubber in the Amazon forest between 1943 and 1945. The bounty from the “Battle for Rubber,” as the government of then-President Getúlio Vargas called the U.S.-subsidized effort, was used to make t...
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This Day in #LatAm History: José María Arguedas, a #Peruvian novelist and ethnologist who wrote in both #Spanish and #Quechua, is born in 1911.
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These up and coming entrepreneurs are likely to make waves in their industries.
This article is adapted from AQ's print issue on entrepreneurship. To see our AQ Top 5 list of young entrepreneurs in Latin America, click here.
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Es la joven gobernadora de la más grande- y desafiada- provincia de #Argentina. Podrá revertir años de declive?
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Read in EnglishEn la Buenos Aires que todos conocen, la Buenos Aires de teatros de ópera, bifes de chorizo y “boliches” que ni sueñan con abrir antes de la 1 am, casi es posible olvidarte de que hay recesión.
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Business, Politics and Culture in Latin America
Introduction
AQ is a policy journal dedicated to news, analysis and research of economics, finance, social development, and politics in Latin America, Canada and the United States.