The former goalkeeper of the ill-fated Chapecoense soccer squad, one of six survivors of a plane crash in Colombia as they were flying to their championship final, these days celebrates the "God-given miracle" that saved his life, while on the horizon he imagines himself playing in the Paralympic Games.
A Jungian and Marxist, da Silveira was a psychiatrist who opened the Museum of Images of the Unconscious in Brazil. Her story reminds us that art is more healing than a straitjacket.
In an essay in The New York Review of Books, Jessica Mathews points out that since 1945, Americans of both political parties have accepted three principles. First, that America’s security is enhanced by its broad and deep alliances around the world. Second, that an open global economy is not a zero-sum game but rather allows America to prosper and others to grow. And finally, while there was debate about whether dictatorships were to be “tolerated, managed, or confronted,” in the end there was a faith in democracy and its advantages.
The past 12 to 14 months have been a disaster for the Latin American left. The Guardian reports on how after dominating the region for the previous decade, the socialist left has receded and with it has gone much of the progressive idealism that led to poverty reduction, improved access to healthcare and education, and greater rights for indigenous groups.
Brazilian officials support Champecoense that they were not under any pressure from CONMEBOL to use the Bolivian based LaMia charter company to take the team to Colombia for the Copa Sudamerica final.
The LaMia BAE146 AvroRJ85, as mentioned by aviation experts was at its maximum range on the flight from Santa Cruz, Bolivia when it crashed while approaching Medellin, Colombia, Monday evening, killing 71 of the passengers on board.
With the last round of the presidential elections approaching, Brazil's participation in international organizations is at stake.
From human-computer interaction to data mining, over 300 projects competed this year in the Google Research Awards for Latin America.
In the midst of the heated Brazilian elections, hundreds gathered to protest the Workers Party.
The consequences of slavery to education both in Brazil and in the USA is the scenery for Baobab Flowers, a film directed by the Brazilian filmmaker Gabriela Watson.
La vida LGBT de México es el centro de atención .
Mexico's LGBT life takes center stage.
Entries to participate in this championship are open from Thursday until May 5.
La final tan anticipada entre el Chapecoense y el Atletico Nacional se llevará a cabo el 4 de Abril y el 10 de Mayo.
Con cuatro juegos pendientes, ¿Podrá Colombia asegurar su puesto en la Copa Mundial del 2018?
The former president of Mexico will participate in a conference organized by the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia on the role of Latin America in today's world.
If you are tired of the circus-like atmosphere of our increasingly contentious primaries and their cast of zany characters, you can take some comfort in the fact that, compared to what is taking place in Brazil, they are an exemplary exercise in democracy.
Los aficionados al fútbol no tienen por qué preocuparse pensando que el VAR va a desacelerar el juego ya que habrá paradas continuas en el desarrollo del partido.