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New threats challenge Mexico’s Teotihuacán’s chances of retaining splendor for next generation

New threats challenge Mexico’s Teotihuacán’s chances of retaining splendor for next generation

LatinaLista — Mexico’s pyramid Teotihuacán is not just a popular tourist destination and iconic symbol of Mexico’s significance in the annals of ancient history but it’s also an archeological treasure living on borrowed time. Located 25 miles northeast of Mexico City, Teotihuacán is a pre-Columbian Mesoamerican city renown for its long-standing structures and well-preserverd murals.

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Indigenous community radio journalists in Guatemala seek global support to combat government abuse

LatinaLista — Today is World Radio Day. In an era where it’s projected that there will be over two billion users of smartphones by 2016. Users who have been documented as accessing their news and information via their smartphones, the radio seems like an archaic instrument for another time. Yet, in developing countries where smartphones

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In Chile, marijuana goes primetime

By Judith Lawson LatinaLista SANTIAGO, CHILE — Chile has long held the lead in recreational marijuana consumption in Latin America, with 4.2 percent of Chileans using the herb. The country is now forging towards legalization of it for medicinal use, complete with a Santiago TV channel featuring programs debunking the myths and exploring both well-documented

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