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7 March 2014
A new documentary, "Toñita’s," exposes the crossroads at which the Caribbean community, and the Puerto Rican community in particular, finds itself, in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn in New York...
5 March 2014
By all accounts, Trinidad and Tobago Carnival 2014 was a rousing success, but a couple of bloggers have concerns about the sustainability of the festival in its current form.
4 March 2014
From sweet pancakes, to wriggling baby octopus eaten alive, Korean street food has attracted foodies worldwide.
3 March 2014
"In everyday life, we often don't let ourselves walk, contemplate, and much less listen," says the artist Carola Cintrón Moscoso.
1 March 2014
It may come as a surprise, but Japan has eight endangered languages. We interviewed Fija Byron, who is fighting to protect the language of Okinawan.
27 February 2014
During four centuries in India, the Portuguese left their mark on Indian cuisine. We look at just a few of the dishes that have Portuguese flavor.
26 February 2014
The film treats the 1971 war as simply a war between India and Pakistan, leaving out the fact of Bangladesh's struggle for independence from Pakistan.
The Dominican government has refused to allow a controversial Jamaican dancehall artist to enter the country on the grounds that he is a security threat. Netizens sound off on Twitter.
Like wine or seasonal fruit and veg, mushrooms are highly valued both in the mind and on the plate, associated with a better lifestyle and local produce.
24 February 2014
The Spanish-speaking world celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of Puerto Rican poet Julia de Burgos.