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In our course we emphasize all aspects of language learning from listening comprehension, rapid vocabulary expansion, exposure to Spanish grammar and common idiomatic expressions used in Latin America, to pronunciation practice and interactive grammar exercises. In our program we discuss the Weekly News, grammar, and expressions, and much more in simplified Spanish at a slow pace so that you can understand almost every word and sentence.
 
Our Latin American edition of Advanced Spanish weekly program will allow you to listen to a normal speed conversation in real everyday Spanish spoken in Latin America. You will not only improve your oral and reading comprehension of the language, you will also be more attuned to the Latin American mind and way of regarding at the news. Each week our engaging hosts will share with you their views on international and Latin American events and help you think and feel as a native Latin American.
 
A fortnightly podcast that goes beyond the headlines in Latin America, hosted by Australian journalist Molly McLaughlin and Mexican student and researcher Kevin Poll Garduño. Each episode explores the politics and history of a certain country or issue in Latin America, providing essential context for travellers, language learners and world news enthusiasts.
 
If you have a passion for the Spanish language, Latin music, and travel, then this podcast is for you. Learn to speak Spanish like a native speaker with weekly conversations and fun, music-based Spanish lessons. If you want to be fluent in Spanish, the best way to learn Spanish is to immerse yourself in the culture. Learn Spanish fast that you can use in real world Spanish conversations and close your Spanish grammar textbooks. Whether you're a Spanish beginner or intermediate Spanish learne ...
 
The Historias podcast is a weekly program featuring scholars, journalists, and activists discussing cutting edge research and offering perceptive observations on current events associated with Latin American and Caribbean societies. If you are looking for smart and inviting conversation on a wide variety of issues and more, this show is for you. Historias is a digital media project from the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies (SECOLAS).
 
The Latin American History Podcast aims to tell the story of Spanish and Portuguese America from its very beginnings up until the present day. Latin America’s history is home to some of the most exciting and unbelievable stories of adventure and exploration, and this podcast will tell these stories in all their glory. It will examine colonial society, slavery, and what life was like for the region’s inhabitants during this period. We will look at what caused the wars of independence, how the ...
 
Two the Point is led by host Benjamin Gedan, Deputy Director of the Latin American Program and former South America Director of the National Security Council at the White House. Each episode features leading analysts, scholars, business leaders, and public servants who provide informed and insightful updates on the critical social, political and economic developments in Latin America.
 
Americas 360 is a podcast about the “innumerable ties” among the nations of the Western Hemisphere. Get the inside scoop and the outside perspective on the latest developments from Canada, Latin America, and everywhere in between. Americas 360 is a production of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and is available on all your favorite podcast platforms. For more information on a world of issues and ideas please visit wilsoncenter.org.
 
Afropop Worldwide is an internationally syndicated weekly radio series, online guide to African and world music, and an international music archive, that has introduced American listeners to the music cultures of Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean since 1988. Our radio program is hosted by Georges Collinet from Cameroon, the radio series is distributed by Public Radio International to 110 stations in the U.S., via XM satellite radio, in Africa via and Europe via Radio Multikulti.
 
David Kim dives into the interesting stories behind entrepreneurs of rising startups and SMEs around the world. CEO roundtable bridging Asia weaves a narrative journey about innovators, entrepreneurs, and idealists. CEO roundtable was created for you, the Entrepreneur, business owner of SMEs, and solopreneur. Our journey will start in Africa and travel to Latin America, Asia, America, and Europe.
 
Dr. Stephen R.C. Hicks is a Canadian-American philosopher who teaches at Rockford University, Illinois. He has had visiting positions at Oxford University (England), Kasimir the Great University (Poland), and has lectured at universities across North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. He specializes in modern European philosophy and politics, and has written extensively on Kant, Marx, including his two books, Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from Rousseau to Foucault ...
 
CrimeWar looks at crime, drugs, cartels, gangs and related issues round the globe, with a special focus on the U.S., Mexico and Latin America. Host Ioan Grillo is an award winning journalist and author of El Narco and Gangster Warlords.
 
Take as Directed is the podcast series of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center. It highlights important news, events, issues, and perspectives in global health policy, particularly in infectious disease, health security, and maternal, newborn, and child health. The podcast brings you commentary and perspectives from some of the leading voices in global health and CSIS Global Health Policy Center in-house experts
 
The Poetry Translation Centre is dedicated to translating contemporary poetry from Africa, Asia and Latin America. Each week we bring you a new poem podcast from one of the world's greatest living poets, in both the original language and in English translation. To find out more about our work, please visit www.poetrytranslation.org. The Poetry Translation Centre is funded by Arts Council England.
 
Spanish Description: Merienda es otro nombre para una cena o té ligero en la noche, y generalmente es informal y, a menudo, una oportunidad para reunirse con amigos. En este mismo sentido, en "Merienda Menonita," Jonathan Minchala y Peter Wigginton compartirán historias y conversarán con invitados sobre cómo vivir el llamado cristiano en América Latina. Juntos exploran cómo seguir a Cristo en la vida cotidiana, y qué puede ofrecer el anabautismo a la iglesia latinoamericana de hoy. "Merienda ...
 
Venturing through 90+ countries, we’ve discovered one commonality. From Latin America, Africa, Asia, the Middle East to Eastern Europe, there are growing tech startup ecosystems transforming the world. Emerging market startups are generating market-creating innovations, leapfrogging Silicon Valley’s innovations, and solving local problems faster than governments. Join us to hear from startup ecosystem champions, entrepreneurs and investors in emerging markets. We discuss what makes these mar ...
 
SunCast is dedicated to providing the knowledge, research, tools and expert guidance you need to understand, grown and be ahead of the curve in the fastest growing solar markets in the world. Each week, host Nico Johnson takes you deep into conversations with solar energy industry executives from leading companies like SolarCity, SunEdison, Nextracker, Trina Solar, Conergy, Greentech Media and discovers what THEY are using to get ahead in emerging markets like Mexico, Chile, Brazil, Panama, ...
 
We are a "deep dive" news podcast, for Americans who get their news from the Internet. Our mission is to give the listener succinct, fact based analysis both non-ideological and independent from a California, Silicon Valley perspective. Your host Jim Herlihy is a published author: his novel “Deceit and Dirty Money” is available on line. He served as President of the SF Public Library Commission 1992 - 1996. While working in Latin America, he was a stringer for The Economist, The Times and th ...
 
Pandenomics explores the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and what the coming months may hold for Canadians. Host and Scotiabank Perspectives editor Stephen Meurice speaks with Scotiabank economists about the federal government’s response to the pandemic, the job market, real estate, small business, and much more. This podcast will delve into the real-life impact on Canadians as they struggle to keep their families healthy while dealing with all kinds of financial challenges. We will ...
 
Learn Spanish with Doorway to Mexico, a fun language learning podcast for intermediate and advanced Spanish students. In our first 22 episodes, we listened to native Mexican Spanish teacher Paulina and her real-life students as they traveled through Mexico exploring the country's rich language and diverse cultural history. Now they’re back together again, interacting in Spanish with friends, work colleagues and other native Spanish speakers in their own neighborhoods. Not just for tourists, ...
 
This is really just me sitting in a room talking into a microphone from time to time. The subject is Latin America, the region I've worked on for more than 20 years: its challenges—especially security and human rights challenges—and the United States' complicated relationship with it. This podcast accompanies my personal blog, and doesn't reflect the views of my employer, whose much better podcast is at https://www.wola.org/format/podcast/.
 
In this podcast, Matthew Rothwell, author of Transpacific Revolutionaries: The Chinese Revolution in Latin America, explores the global history of ideas related to rebellion and revolution. The main focus of this podcast for the near future will be on the history of the Chinese Revolution, going all the way back to its roots in the initial Chinese reactions to British imperialism during the Opium War of 1839-1842, and then following the development of the revolution and many of the ideas tha ...
 
Latin Soundzz is a weekly musical journey across Latin America & The Caribbean. Join El Chuy & La Guerita as they play the best music, give you interesting facts and musical history all in one show. Hosted by two college friends and music lovers. Based in SF. You can listen to us live on Mondayzz at 10 A.M. (Pacific). Free online streaming at ksfsmedia.net/radio.
 
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Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #1024, FRI, JAN 22 (01-22-21) JOHNNY’S JANUARY 2021 LATIN AMERICAN “EXPAT INSIDER” SEMINAR HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO BAD SCIENCE AND US GOVT STUPIDITY:The latest Latin American Seminar was scheduled for January 8th thru 14th, 2021. However, just when things were calming down, the “usual suspect’ Cov-Idiot knuckleheads…
 
From tensions over the U.S. investigation against a Mexican general to reversing the Trump administration's immigration policy, there are plenty of pressing topics on the U.S.-Mexico agenda. COMEXI President and Mexico’s ex-Deputy Minister for North America Sergio Alcocer tells AS/COA’s Carin Zissis how bilateral relations could shake out in 2021 a…
 
After a year like 2020, no one can confidently predict what the next 12 months will bring Latin America. What's clear, however, is that 2021 may be as transformative for the region as 2020 - for better or worse. The Council on Foreign Relation's Shannon O'Neil joins AQ's Brian Winter to preview the developments to watch in the new year, including t…
 
The story of Manifest Destiny and the role of expansion in American slavery is dominated by the history of Western migration. In A Different Manifest Destiny: U.S. Southern Identity and Citizenship in Nineteenth-Century South America (University of Nebraska Press, 2020), Claire M. Wolnisty shows that the South had a long history of looking not just…
 
Over a week in November, Peru was led by three different presidents and the country experienced the largest protests of the past two decades. The situation has stabilised this month, so in episode 16 we explore the history and social issues that led up the recent changes in one of Latin America's most unpredictable countries. Music by Chogo El Band…
 
En este último episodio en nuestra serie sobre el libro “La esencia del anabautismo”, Peter y Jonathan hacen un resumen de todos los 11 episodios de la serie y reflexionan sobre el libro de Palmer Becker. In this last episode in our series on the book “Anabaptist Essentials,” Peter and Jonathan summarize all 11 episodes in the series and reflect on…
 
What do Stephanie, small towns, and American Horror Story have in common? In today's episode, Carol and Stephanie Explore the dark history of Colonia Hospital. The mental health facility would bring upon the death of tens of thousands of people in a very short span of time in what would become known as the Brazilian Holocaust. What really happened …
 
Acts of Repair: Justice, Truth, and the Politics of Memory in Argentina (Rutgers UP, 2020) explores how ordinary people grapple with political violence in Argentina, a nation home to survivors of multiple genocides and periods of violence, including the Holocaust, the political repression of the 1976-1983 dictatorship, and the 1994 AMIA bombing. De…
 
Joseph R. Biden Jr. was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States on January 20, 2021. His predecessor Donald Trump did not attend the ceremony, but he left a letter of support for the incoming President in the Oval Office. Biden's 21 minute inaugural address spoke of unity and toning down political rhetoric. While new American Presidents…
 
President Biden spoke and now we start governing......Lots of executive orders but he needs to work with Congress.....Portland violence again.....The media and day 1 of the Biden presidency....Immigration will be tough if a path to citizenship is proposed.....Cuba terror state.......President Carter pardons draft dodgers 1977.....and other stories.…
 
There are 16 candidates in Ecuador’s presidential election scheduled for Feb. 7, but polls suggest voters aren’t too excited about any of them. Whoever they settle on will have to work overtime to manage a country battered by a pandemic and a fiscal crisis. Political analyst Sebastián Hurtado joins the podcast to assess the country’s outlook and th…
 
Andy Klump holds the current and long-standing record of the most downloaded episode on SunCast. That's right, coming in more than 2000 downloads. I wanted to have Andy back because there's a lot about this man's life in how he ended up in China being a trusted resource for so many companies and individuals like myself around the world from Europe,…
 
A vast, new world of DJs, record collectors and producers are going to far reaches of the Earth to find forgotten records and new styles of music. Their discoveries are then brought back home, remixed, repackaged and re-released to be heard by an entirely new audience. We speak to some of these globetrotting DJ and producers Chief Boima and Geko Jo…
 
- La segunda ola del coronavirus golpea con fuerza a México - Estados Unidos envía de nuevo a Cuba a la “lista negra” de patrocinadores de terrorismo - Twitter y Facebook bloquean a Donald Trump - La sombra del impeachment sobre Jair Bolsonaro - Sin electricidad y con temperaturas bajo cero
 
The University of Pennsylvania describes Mongey's work as follows. "When we think of the Age of Revolutions, George Washington, Robespierre, Toussaint Louverture, or Simon Bolivar might come to mind. But Rogue Revolutionaries: The Fight for Legitimacy in the Greater Caribbean (U Pennsylvania Press, 2020) recovers the interconnected stories of now f…
 
The Spiritual Evolution of Margarito Bautista: Mexican Mormon Evangelizer, Polygamist Dissident, and Utopian Founder, 1878-1961 (Oxford University Press, 2020) provides the first full-length biography of a celebrated Latino Mormon leader in the U.S. and Mexico in the early twentieth century. Surprisingly little is known about Bautista's remarkable …
 
Comenzaremos el programa hablando de la reducción del número de vacunas de Pfizer aceptadas por México para evitar acaparamiento; y de Cuba, que ahora vuelve a aparecer en la lista de Estados Unidos sobre países patrocinadores del terrorismo. Hablaremos también de unos nuevos robots hogareños que fueron mostrados en la Feria de Electrónica de Consu…
 
As awful as 2020 has been been, 1968 was even more momentous with political assassinations, the Viet Nam War, the Prague Spring and Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia as well as major civil unrest throughout America. Amidst all these tectonic changes, a major political realignment occurred with segregationist George Wallace winning four dependably D…
 
Playlist: Aterciopelados- Cuerpo - Claroscura Yurgaki- Quiero Cantarte - NeoTropical II Nuevas Msicas Colombianas Nmc 06 IRAKERE- Bacalao Con Pan - Great Moments Bomba Estreo- Huepaj - Bomba Estreo Vol 1 Buscabulla- Vmono - Regresa - voicebreak - Thornato Sotomayor- La Nia Grande - La Nia Grande Single Boogat- Cumbia De Las Naves feat Miss Bolivia …
 
Trump said goodbye and reminded us of his accomplishments.....Immigration reform will fail if they go for path to citizenship.......Presidential approvals......The Paris Climate Accords were never binding because it was not approved as a treaty........Robert E Lee (1807-70)......and other stories....... Please check our blog...... See Carlos Guedes…
 
On January 6, the day the U.S. Congress met to certify President-Elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory, a pro-Trump protest turned violent, overwhelming security, breaching and attacking the U.S. Capitol. Guests José Díaz-Briseño of Mexico’s Reforma, Paola De Orte of Brazil’s O Globo, Rafael Mathus Ruiz of Argentina’s La Nación, and Alejandro…
 
Steven sat down with Dr. Rafael Ocasio to talk about his new book, A Bristol Rhode Island and Matanzas Cuba, Slavery Connection: The Diary of George Howe. The conversation takes us from Rhode Island to Matanzas – from the U.S. Capital to plantation fields. Using George Howe as a window into the era, Ocasio paints a vivid picture of a challenging wo…
 
Esta semana: Con algo de retraso, pero por fin llego el primer programa del año. Arrancamos con todo, con un mix de reggae y dancehall en ingles & español. Hoy estrenamos música de Chronixx, Elephant Man, Jah Nattoh, & Royal Blu. Ademas largamos un gran reggae remix de la bomba de Junior Reid, Bag Alert. Dale share ✊🏼 Reggae & dancehall mixshow con…
 
Learn the lyrics to the salsa song El día de mi suerte by Hector Lavoe. You'll learn how to easily identify Spanish verbs in the future tense and imperfect past tense. Plus, there's some tricky grammar in the song that we'll help you identify and learn how to use in daily conversation. Show Notes: https://www.learnspanishconsalsa.com/107 > LEAVE US…
 
Trump's approvals holding up despite the 24/7 bad news....Biden is quiet about the crazy behavior from his side.....The coming executive orders.....Caravans are trying to come.......Phil Spector 1939-2021......Steelers beat Cowboys Super Bowl 1976........and other stories....... Please check our blog...... See Carlos Guedes' schedule......…
 
Marcelo Saavedra A professor at Carleton University, Marcelo Saavedra is an Indigenous Bolivian leader and founder of the Bolivia Action Solidarity Network. Host Sylvia Richardson speaks about the mature languages and cultures on Turtle Island, how that thinking challenges the fallacy of individualism in western culture.…
 
The Fifth Party Congress of the Communist Party (April 29 to May 9, 1927) decides that the united front is better without Chiang Kai-shek. Further reading: Steve Smith, A Road Is Made: Communism in Shanghai, 1920-1927 Tony Saich, The Rise to Power of the Chinese Communist Party Stuart Schram, ed., Mao’s Road to Power, vol. 2: National Revolution an…
 
Inspired by rumours of a great empire and precious metals, in Spain’s Panamanian colony three men hatch a plan to explore and colonise South America. They were Diego de Almagro, Hernando de Luque and of course Francisco Pizarro. In this introduction to the conquest, we introduce them and explain how they came to be preparing to launch a conquest wh…
 
Guest: Bill Katz, the editor of Urgent Agenda.....President Trump’s last week in office......The new administration will face several issues at home and abroad.....Big Tech and censorship......a 50-50 Senate and small House majority will present governing challenges.....and more stories.... You can check my blog. Check out Carlos Guedes and his mus…
 
In this episode, the Baxters enjoy a day-hike in the wilderness with a Spanish speaking guide who navigates them through the winding trails with information about the nature and wildlife on offer. Learn how to use your Spanish to talk about all of nature’s splendor in the great outdoors.By Doorway to Mexico
 
Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #1023, SUN, JAN 17 (01-17-21) JOHNNY’S JANUARY 2021 LATIN AMERICAN “EXPAT INSIDER” SEMINAR HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO BAD SCIENCE AND US GOVT STUPIDITY:The latest Latin American Seminar was scheduled for January 8th thru 14th, 2021. However, just when things were calming down, the “usual suspect’ Cov-Idiot knuckleheads…
 
Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #1022, FRI, JAN 15 (01-15-21) JOHNNY’S JANUARY 2021 LATIN AMERICAN “EXPAT INSIDER” SEMINAR HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO BAD SCIENCE AND US GOVT STUPIDITY:The latest Latin American Seminar was scheduled for January 8th thru 14th, 2021. However, just when things were calming down, the “usual suspect’ Cov-Idiot knuckleheads…
 
We start 2021 with two poets from Afghanistan whose poems have narrative strands, one is a fairy tale complete with daemons and the other is a sketch of the life of an economic migrant who fears the host of his wife. Shakila Azizzada was born in Kabul in Afghanistan in 1964. During her middle school and university years in Kabul, she started writin…
 
En esta decimoprimera entrevista sobre “La esencia del anabautismo”, Peter y Jonathan conversan con estudiantes del Instituto Bíblico Asunción: Lucas Oliveira y Abigail Millán sobre como el Espiritu Santo obra en nuestras vidas y en nuestras congregaciones.By Anabaptist World and Mennonite Mission Network
 
Today's guest is Chibuzo Opara, founder and CEO of DrugStoc in Nigeria. DrugStoc is a secure and interactive procurement platform (Online/Offline) that empowers healthcare providers by giving access to safe and quality pharmaceutical products through our consolidated supply chain system. Drugstoc is changing the way health providers interact with p…
 
The 17 mile trail that crosses San Francisco from the Bay in the South East corner of the City to Land's End in its' North West Corner, cuts right through the heart of our 49 square miles of natural beauty. It traverses urban gardens, solid neighborhoods, the Presidio, Golden Gate Park and leads you to the dramatic cliffs overlooking the Pacific Oc…
 
Chef Jose Andres sat down with us to reflect on his life, the organizations he has founded, and his unique, powerful vision for using food to transform communities, battle inequities, advance unity and strengthen economies. When he landed in America as a young man, “I became an American way before I became an American by a passport.” Two years late…
 
Today's entrepreneur I have been introduced to multiple times since 2014. Thanks to the homebound lockdowns of the pandemic this year, we finally had a chance to get to know one another. Matt Hankey is the Founder and CEO of New Energy Equity, one of the fastest-growing companies in our industry. They're the fourth largest solar commercial company …
 
Afro-Cuban and Afro-Brazilian musical giants have long enjoyed the spotlight, yet throughout Latin America there are other black enclaves producing some of the New World's most vibrant music. Their stories have gone untold for far too long. In this episode, Afropop explores these lost sounds, starting in an Ecuadorian desert valley where African an…
 
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