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From a distance he was monumental. The heroic profile and horizon-sweeping gaze were as inescapable as the memory of his triumph against a venal regime that was, with its brothels and casinos, whites-only golf clubs and beachfront hotels, utterly at the service of a Miami-based US mafia and the worst ...
A living room in Havana with a poster of Fidel Castro at right, 2015; photograph by Carl De Keyzer from his book Cuba, La Lucha, which includes an essay by Gabriela Salgado and has just been published by Lannoo. His photographs are on view at the Roberto Polo Gallery, Brussels, through May 15.

At some point during the day of July 31, perhaps between the hours of two and three in the afternoon, in a peaceful middle-class neighborhood in Mexico City, five young people were murdered. They were Nadia Vera, age thirty-two, a cheerful radical activist who had moved from the southeastern state of ...
Rice and beans, rice and eggs, beans and eggs are staples of their diet, books are scarce, and, because their parents are already making a great sacrifice by sparing the youths' labor power at home, outside expenses are generally financed through these collections. As a part of a week-long hazing ritual ...
This is the best World Cup ever! There will no doubt be Scrooges on the sidelines contesting this solid fact, because this is soccer, but even skeptics must be mourning the end of the first stage of the cup, as each of the eight starting groups has now settled who's in first place, who's in second, and who is at ...
I'm back in El Salvador for the first time in thirty years, and I don't recognize a thing. There are smooth highways from the airport up to San Salvador, the capital, and even at this late hour, along the stretch of dunes dividing the road from the Pacific Ocean, there are cheerful stands at which customers have ...

It was quite a Wednesday for America's oldest continuously published journal of white supremacy, The National Review. Or, at least, for its ...
... published seven well-received books about the poisonous world he lived in, ... of collecting his short weekly columns for Riodoce into a book.
Robert B. Silvers in his office at The New York Review of Books, early .... and listen for the sound of a manuscript or a book or a set of galleys ...
The Garima Gospels: Early Illuminated Gospel Books from Ethiopia by ... A new rewritten edition of his book What Is Painting? will be published in October. ... Alma Guillermoprieto is a frequent contributor to The New York ...
Mexican journalist and author Alma Guillermoprieto was the winner in ... such as the New Yorker and The New York Times Review of Books.
From a distance he was monumental. The heroic profile and horizon-sweeping gaze were as inescapable as the memory of his triumph against ...
A living room in Havana with a poster of Fidel Castro at right, 2015; photograph by Carl De Keyzer from his book Cuba, La Lucha, which ...
At some point during the day of July 31, perhaps between the hours of two and three in the afternoon, in a peaceful middle-class neighborhood ...
Rice and beans, rice and eggs, beans and eggs are staples of their diet, books are scarce, and, because their parents are already making a ...
Reporting in 1993, Alma Guillermoprieto drew up this litany: .... Over the course of the book, Modesta, Marcela, and Melanie end up in the same Quechua village.
For decades, justice was denied and survivors were afraid to talk. But recently an international court found the government guilty, and a local judge has reopened a case against the perpetrators.

The Washington Post's Alma Guillermoprieto would get there several days later. Both spent days hiking through the mountains before reaching El Mozote; Bonner and Meiselas arrived on January 6. .... Bonner assembled a dense record of brutality in ...
From a distance he was monumental. The heroic profile and horizon-sweeping gaze were as inescapable as the memory of his triumph against a venal regime that was, with its brothels and casinos, whites-only golf clubs and beachfront hotels, utterly at ...
According to the book "New Gangland of El Salvador" by Alma Guillermoprieto, this abundance of gang activity led to an average of 16 mass killings a day.
The idea that large sectors of the Colombian electorate would actually want to continue the war with the FARC seems baffling. Colombian soldiers patrol the highway that leads to San Vicente del Caguan from their base in Caqueta, Carlos Villalon.
"Are they simply repositories for physical books or is there something more? Having a ... The idea for the program came out of a talk Mexican journalist Alma Guillermoprieto (Nieman Fellow, class of 2005) gave at the annual Dallas Ideas Festival in ...
The mix of change and stasis since then is marvelously captured in a long feature in the New York Review of Books by Alma Guillermoprieto, the author of "Dancing with Cuba: A Memoir of the Revolution." I loved this line, reflecting Cubans' views as ...
A living room in Havana with a poster of Fidel Castro at right, 2015; photograph by Carl De Keyzer from his book Cuba, La Lucha, which includes an essay by Gabriela Salgado and has just been published by Lannoo.
Author Russell Simmons (Success Through Stillness: Meditation Made Simple) is keynote speaker of "The Entrepreneurial City." "The Literary City" will feature keynote speaker Alma Guillermoprieto (The Heart That Bleeds: Latin America Now) with arts ...
And according to journalist Alma Guillermoprieto, who spoke with a former Los Pepes member, the group was most likely led by former members of the Medellin cartel who, seeking vengeance, had offered money to members of Escobar's crew, members of the ...


 

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