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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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Celebrating 20 years of her legendary Latino LGBT Club night Exilio this Friday, Gloria Lizcano has been the pioneer and main activist for the Latin LGBT community in London.
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Want to do Christmas the Latin way? Try some of London's best Latin bars, from a glamour to sexy, no one does drinks and festive fun better than Latinos. Her is Latinolife's definitive list...
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Migration has changed everything. Before, we grew up with one cultural identity, now many people have two or three. Even our political leaders and cultural icons are part of the new bi-cultural trend. Sofia Sims asks members of two such families, the Corbyns - where grandad Jeremy is the new Labour...
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In their frilly petticoats, layered skirts, dainty pumps and bowler hats, Las Cholitas (chola - the name used to describe indigenous women in Latin America), are relatively new to the Lucha Libre ring. Yet the crowds have come pouring in, lured by the, some might say, questionable fascination of...
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El Sistema is a Venezuelan musical organisation that has inspired many from the poorest neighborhoods of the Andean Region. The system watches over Venezuela's 125 youth orchestras and is a voluntary group. Some 370,000 children are part of this remarkable set up, with an estimated 70% coming...
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The Ten Hottest Latin releases of the summer
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"I'm learning about really scary myths and legends..." my son recently told me, recounting all the famous Greek tales, Cyclops, The Trojan Horse etc etc. "Ha," I replied. "Those are nothing compared to the myths and legends from Latin America." His eyes widened as...
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Flirting with strangers in the street is a way of life in Buenos Aires. One gringa tries very hard to disapprove.
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Confused when someone tells you to "Stand my balls up", "arm a patch and throw out the wagon" or "take out my stone by making a show"? You'll need Candela’s guide to authentic Colombian Spanish...
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Just when you think you’ve mastered the textbook basics, reality rudely interrupts with slang to turn those so useful words on their head. Throw away those textbooks! Here is your alternative guide to what you thought were the basics - Family, Food, Clothing, Colours, Money, Animals, Body Parts,...
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Spain - the land of guilt free siestas and fiestas. From burying a sardine to pretending to be dead in a coffin, Spanish fiestas consist of a lot more than the excessive consumption, dancing and extravagance they are famous for. A guide to some of the remarkable things celebrated (and tortured) in...
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