Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas

Inside Brazil’s Dangerous Battle Over Fake News

In the 2022 election campaign, Jair Bolsonaro and his followers may test the limits of democracy to protect their “right” to post.

How Latin American Governments Are Fighting Fake News

A close look at how governments are trying to curb the scourge of misinformation – to varying effects.

Life in Oaxaca for the Ones Who Stayed Behind

Photographer Eva Lépiz followed families in southern Mexico, from where many relatives have migrated to the U.S.

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Duolingo’s Luis von Ahn: “I Just Want to Have an Impact”

The Guatemalan CEO of the mega-successful app is speaking out about inequality, corruption and more.

The Apparel Company Giving a Lifeline to Convicts in Mexico

After seeing firsthand the hopeless future awaiting inmates, Jorge Cueto opened a fashion business to offer them a chance at a legal job.


Book Review – Cuba: An American History

Ada Ferrer dives into Cuba's deep connection with its northern neighbor.

Book Review: Torto Arado

Itamar Vieira Júnior's searing novel has captivated Brazil’s literary scene.

Film Review: Rodrigo Reyes’ “499”

Modern-day footage gets a sci-fi twist in this exploration of the vexed legacy of Mexico’s Spanish conquest.

AQ’s Fall Playlist: The Poetry and Power of Rita Indiana

The Dominican musician’s genre-defying performances make a virtue of pandemic-imposed constraints.

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