Articles By Andrew S. Vargas

February 23, 2017

Meet María Sabina, the Oaxacan Curandera Who Brought Magic Mushrooms to '60s Counterculture

February 22, 2017

Mexico's Beloved Torta Cubana Isn't Cuban, But Fidel Castro May Have Invented It

February 22, 2017

Ecuadorian Chocolatiers Are Taking the High-End Chocolate World by Storm

February 20, 2017

A Head Wrap Becomes a Lightning Rod For Massive Debate on Cultural Appropriation in Brazil

February 17, 2017

As Latin American Immigration Booms, Spaniards Discover Quinceañeras

February 16, 2017

Here’s How a Santería Church’s 1993 Supreme Court Battle Helped Bring Down Trump’s Muslim Ban

February 15, 2017

This 20 Year-Old Student Might Be the First Mexican on Mars

February 15, 2017

Diego Luna Makes a Fiery Call to Action Against Trump at the Berlin Wall

February 14, 2017

Edward James Olmos Will Co-Star In 'Sons of Anarchy' Latino Spinoff 'Mayans MC'

February 14, 2017

Meet Leo Canosa, Founder of Cuba’s First (Sort of) Legal Tattoo Studio La Marca

February 13, 2017

You Should Stream: This Uplifting Doc About the Black Immigrant Experience in Mexico

February 13, 2017

Dominican Newspaper Apologizes After Mistaking Photo of Alec Baldwin for Donald Trump

February 10, 2017

After Backlash from Tone-Deaf Travel Piece About the Bronx, NYT Delves Into the Real Boogie Down

February 10, 2017

TRAILER: This Docuseries Spotlights the Experience of NY's Queer and Trans Men of Color

February 9, 2017

TRAILER: This Moving Doc Is a Celebration of Mexico's Feminist Musical Icon Chavela Vargas

February 9, 2017

Meet the Cuban-American Illustrator Who Blew Up the Internet With His Controversial Magazine Cover

February 9, 2017

This Uruguayan Horror Director Is Trolling Trump With New Production Company Named Bad Hombre

February 8, 2017

This Agency Empowers Latin American Photographers to Tell Local Stories on Their Own Terms

February 8, 2017

TRAILER: This Powerful Chilean Drama Centers the Struggle of a Trans Woman in a Conservative Society

February 8, 2017

Netflix Announces 'OITNB' Season 5 Premiere Date and Teaser Trailer

February 8, 2017

Too Broke to Afford a Lawyer, El Chapo Turns to Public Defenders

February 7, 2017

This Powerful Photo Project Wants Us to Confront Prejudices Around Gang Tattoos

February 6, 2017

ABC Orders Pilot for 'Las Reinas,' a Miami-Set Drama About a Latino Crime Dynasty

February 6, 2017

Congressional Black Caucus Thrown Into Confusion as Afro-Dominican Rep Seeks Membership

February 6, 2017

This Afro-Cuban Masterpiece From Sara Gomez, Cuba's First Female Director, Is Screening in Brooklyn

February 3, 2017

Mexican Protestors Redefine Resistance By Launching 1,000 Dirty Diapers Into PRI Headquarters

February 2, 2017

Chicago Real Estate Developers Fuel Tension Over Pilsen's Gentrification With a Cluelessly Named Building

February 2, 2017

Kate del Castillo's Netflix Series 'Ingobernable' Has a Release Date

February 1, 2017

TRAILER: 'Lowriders' Is a Chicano Family Drama With Graffiti, Punk Rock & Fly Cars

February 1, 2017

"My Father’s a Puerto Rican Pimp": Bruno Mars Gets Personal About Boricua Roots in New Interview

January 31, 2017

Diego Luna Rumored to Star in 'Scarface' Remake Set in Los Angeles

January 31, 2017

Oscar-Winning Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki Is Instagramming LA's Anti-Trump Protests

January 30, 2017

After Netanyahu Praises Trump’s Border Wall, Mexican Jews Clap Back Hard

January 30, 2017

The Real Academia Española’s Newest Member Thinks Gender-Inclusive Language Is Too Messy

January 27, 2017

5 Times 'The Simpsons' Was Way Better En Español

January 27, 2017

Soccer Club Xolas de Tijuana Is Opening the Door for a Women's Futbol Revolution in Mexico

January 26, 2017

With Trump's Proposed Mexican Import Tariff, Instagram May Have Reached Peak Avocado

January 26, 2017

Bowing to Pressure at Home, Mexican President Peña Nieto Cancels Scheduled Meeting With Trump

January 25, 2017

5 Chilling Facts About Trump’s Border Wall from WaPo's Multimedia Feature “A New Age of Walls"

January 24, 2017

This Mexican Scientist Went From Selling Tamales on the Street to Developing Lasers at Harvard

January 24, 2017

Harlem Research Center Founded by Afro-Boricua Scholar Arturo Schomburg Is Now a National Landmark

January 23, 2017

Dominicans Rise Up In Massive Anti-Corruption Protests Across the Island and Diaspora

January 23, 2017

This Mexican Fashion Designer Brought Indigenous Tradition to the Women's March on Washington

January 20, 2017

These 'Superstore' Digital Shorts Are Bite-Sized Comedy Capsules to Get You Through the Work Day

January 20, 2017

Costa Rica's First-Ever Oscar Entry Is Now Available for Streaming on Netflix

January 19, 2017

Thousands of Mexicans Ask Vladimir Putin to Save Them From Peña Nieto's Failing Government

January 19, 2017

Puerto Rican Baseball Icon Pudge Rodríguez Voted Into Baseball Hall of Fame

January 18, 2017

Fugitive Veracruz Governor Authorized Fake Chemo Treatments for Kids With Cancer

January 18, 2017

It’s Official: Brazil, Mexico, and DR Produced the Best Latin American Films of 2016

January 17, 2017

Jose Maria Cabral Takes Us Into One of DR’s Most Notorious Prisons, the Setting of His Sundance Film

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