Emily.Hwang

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Emily Hwang
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Emily Hwang is a senior undergraduate student at the University of Pittsburgh majoring in Anthropology, minoring in Economics, and getting a certificate in Latin American Studies. She is passionate about social justice and change, international development, and the culture of the world around us.

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 08:00 0

South America’s first sleeper train, The Belmond Andean Explorer in Peru, is scheduled to begin running in May of 2017...

Monday, February 6, 2017 - 08:15 0

Seven Miss Universe, six Miss World, seven Miss International, and two Miss Earth titles have made Venezuela one of the...

Friday, February 3, 2017 - 09:00 0

Those familiar with the traditions of mariachi bands in Mexico know that they usually consist exclusively of male...

Friday, January 27, 2017 - 09:00 0

Sweet sounds of a wooden instrument ringing throughout the airport caught my attention as I got off my flight in...

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 08:00 0

Favelas have long been known as the impoverished neighborhoods surrounding the cities of Brazil. Rio de Janeiro, the...

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 08:00 0

Latin America may be the last place you would expect to see someone who is Chinese. Yet surprisingly, scattered around...

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 08:00 0

The story of world renown, Nobel-winning poet, Pablo Neruda, will be highlighted in the 2016 film, Neruda,...

Friday, January 6, 2017 - 08:30 0

To many, the topic of plant varieties holds little interest. However, in countries like Mexico, the many different...

Monday, December 26, 2016 - 08:00 0

In the southern state of Oaxaca, in the town of Juchitán, lives indigenous Zapotec men, women, and muxes. Juchitán is a...

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