Latin American Research Review (LARR)

Correcting commercial media prejudices is one of the objectives of legislative media

Think with us: should the...

Medellin cable car

Few cities have won as many awards in recent years as Medellin, Colombia. Once infamous for drug-related violence, today the...

Homicides in Mexico

The scandalous financing of several municipal candidates by the Gulf Cartel in Reynosa and Matamoros in the Mexican state of...

LARR Blog

Monday, January 23, 2017 - 16:30 0

In the rich lexicon of the global social sciences, there are perhaps two distinctly Latin American contributions. Dependency and bureaucratic authoritarianism—produced and...

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 21:00 0

The 2016 U.S. presidential campaign has been unusually focused on Mexico. This is in large part due to Republican nominee Donald Trump’s proposal to build a wall between Mexico and the United...

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 13:15 0

In recent years, reading in Latin America happens in many new forms, places and configurations, particularly in cities.  The research for my recent ...

Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 01:45 0
Durante los últimos treinta años, las municipalidades chilenas han incrementado paulatinamente su participación en el desarrollo local de sus comunidades. Ellas se han transformado en las...
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 22:30 0

A lorry carries the local harvest through a pea field in the Bolivian Altiplano. Photo credit: Rachel Godfrey-Wood. 

Markets often appear to be the epitome of amorality,...