Tag: latin america

  • Letter To My Father

    Letter to My Father  Launch Audio in a New Window BY MARTÍN ESPADA October 2017 You once said: My reward for this life will be a thousand pounds of dirt shoveled in my face. You were wrong. You are seven pounds of ashes in a box, a Puerto Rican flag wrapped around you, next to a red brick…

  • Chavez?s latest K.O.

    By Jorge Silva. Reuters Before the recent election campaign in Venezuela, the last time that I had been close enough to Hugo Chavez to use a wide angle lens was last February when he left for Cuba to be treated for a recurrence of his cancer. ?That farewell began as a solemn procession through the…

  • Tango

    Photographs and text by Pablo Corral Vega Life is not life without poetry. I?m talking about the license we give the world to touch us, change us, wound us, carry us away, lift us up, drag us down, save us, expose us, wrap us in warmth, strip us naked. Uno, Enrique Santos Disc?polo?s beloved tango,…

  • Medellin Talk

    Subscribe to ShahidulNews My talk at Museo D Antioquia in Medellin on 21st Oct 2011: