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From garage parties in Panamå to the awards ceremonies of Miami, how did an obscure Caribbean genre that was shunned by radio stations and banned by the authorities become one of the most influential genres in global dance music. Here's how it happened...
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After two months voting by the public and the verdicts of over 20 judges, here are the winners of the Latin UK Awards 2017 Sports Personalities
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After two months voting by the public and the verdicts of over 20 judges, here are the results of the Latin UK Awards 2017 in the Arts categories.
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After two months voting by the public and the verdicts of expert judges, The Latin UK Awards 2016/17 announces the winners of the Dance categories.
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After two months voting by the public and the verdicts of over 20 judges, here are the results of the Latin UK Awards 2016/17 in the Music categories.
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‘Rio 2016’ marked Latin America’s first hosting of the Summer Olympic Games since Mexico City was awarded the honour in 1968. Despite some concerns in the build-up to the games, Brazil succeeded in putting on a glorious show full of colour and joy – reflecting the vibrancy and culture found on...
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Yes, it’s amazing, Latin American cuisine has even taken over Chelsea, as I recently discovered when I stumbled upon Duke of York Square one Saturday morning flush with Latin food stalls. My favourite was the Rainforest stall, which sold fresh Amazon products. My friend and I bought Colombian...
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Great ancient civilizations were built on them, so no wonder Latin America supplies most of the world’s many super-foods – products extremely high in nutritious value – now flooding into UK health stores. Most hail from the Amazon region, the eponymous forest that spreads across Brazil, (60%), Peru...
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Christmas - a time for glittering trees, flashing lights and endless feasts. In Spain, whilst its biggest celebration of ‘Los Reyes’ falls on the 6th of January - with crowds lining the streets and children perched on their parents’ shoulders, hoping to catch handfuls of sweets thrown from the...
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To mark the UK’s dedicated ‘Year of Mexico’, Latino Life celebrates the work of the 10 hottest Mexican artists right now, who have- or will be- delivering exhibitions across the country in 2015. From Tate Modern commissions to self-taught ceramicists, our round-up highlights the best of Mexico’s...
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If your looking for tips on eating Latin in London from those who know the food best, then you could do worse than ask a LUKAS restaurant judge. Being the only Awards to send native experts to judge their own cuisine, you can guarantee its not advice from critics who can’t tell a taco from a...
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Forget the Mexican moment, London is having an officially sanctioned Mexican love-in with British and Mexican governments having de- clared 2015 the year of Mexico in the UK and the UK in Mexico. Whether it’s the ‘New Mexican Wave’ movie or the latest ‘Mex Mex’ restaurant opening, people are...
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Having worked their way to the higher-ends of International Rugby, Argentina have overcome yet another hurdle in their quest to challenge the elites in South America’s fastest growing team sport.
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