Articles by: Daniel Rey
Marianela Maldonado’s remarkable documentary follows the lives of three young musicians from Venezuela’s youth orchestra El Sistema over the course of a tumultuous decade.
Historian Peter J. Watson's first book examines how former Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos used sports to garner support for his peace process with the FARC.
Through the stories of everyday citizens, writer and activist Carlos Manuel Álvarez highlights the island's diversity of people and experiences and the failures of the state.
Ada Ferrer’s latest book is a nuanced study tracing the importance of slavery to U.S.–Cuba relations from American independence through the Civil War.
A new PBS documentary explores the life and career of literary figure José Lezama Lima in revolutionary Cuba.
Juan Villoro’s interpretation of the Americas’ most extraordinary city offers readers the perspective of a well-traveled insider.
Michael Bustamante's new book explores contested narratives of the Cuban Revolution, focusing on its first two decades in power.
Joey Whitfield uses the writings of incarcerated people from across Latin America to show how penal systems reinforce the socio-racial hierarchy of the colonial age.
A new history of Bolívar by Robert T. Conn explores his contested legacy in Latin America.