Ivan Guaderrama is an artist in Los Cabos, Mexico, who says his work is inspired by God. He paints angels, interpretations of Bible verses, crosses, Bible characters and saints.
The Roman Catholic Church, established in the first century, is one of the oldest Christian traditions. One of the primary tenets of Catholicism is the belief in apostolic succession, which holds that the chosen successors of the Twelve Apostles have been granted spiritual authority passed down through the ages from Jesus Christ. This chain of […]
Read a July 7, 2014, New York Times story about a 2008 law that may be behind the rise in children crossing the U.S.-Mexican border.
Bodhi Path is an online organization founded by Shamar Rinpoche that provides resources on Buddhism in Latin America. The website offers links to centers around Latin America, teachers of Buddhism, curriculums, philosophies and links to other Buddhist organizations. For more information contact one of the centers in your area.
A Dec. 6, 2012 Guardian article on whether video games qualify as art, a debate that’s begun as a result of independent video games such as thatgamecompany’s Flower (2009, Sony Playstation 3) and Journey (2012, Sony Playstation 3) as well as Quantic Dream’s Heavy Rain (2010, Sony Playstation 3). Quantic Dream’s David Cage has always argued […]
Read the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals in regards to Nintendo’s lawsuit of Atari over the technology they used to avoid Nintendo’s licensing process. The Court ruled in favor of Nintendo granting them a say in what games could play on their technology. This set a precedent for years to come, the video […]
Peter Rosset is a food rights activist, agroecologist and rural development specialist. He is based in Oaxaca, Mexico, as a researcher at the Centro de Estudios Para el Cambio en el Campo Mexicano (Center of Studies for Rural Change in Mexico) and co-coordinator of the Land Research Action Network. He is also global alternatives associate of the Center […]
Norman E. Borlaug is Distinguished Professor of International Agriculture at Texas A&M University in College Station. He received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970 for his work increasing wheat production in Mexico – which resulted in increasing food supply for millions of starving people. The Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture was created to carry forward his work; […]
La Communidad of Hispanic Scholars “serves scholars working on all facets Latino religion, spirituality, culture, and politics in the U.S., Mexico, and Puerto Rico.” It has over 250 Latino member scholars. Founded in 1989, it is the oldest Latino scholarly organization in the U.S. Contact the president of La Comunidad, Gaston Espinosa.