His social and historically-charged murals made Diego Rivera one of the main representatives of Mexican culture around the world. Click play to learn more about his work and influences.
The cocuy is an ancestral alcoholic beverage from Venezuela that has become increasingly popular in the last few years. Click play to find out where it comes from, how it’s made, and other uses of the cocuy!
The popular musician Tito Puente -best known for his Latin jazz and mambo pieces- may have passed away in 2000, but his legacy remains alive and well to this day. Click play to learn why!
The Panama hat is very popular all across the world, but do you know its true origins? Click play to learn all about it!
The Real Academia Española (Royal Spanish Academy, commonly known as RAE) is the institution in charge of safeguarding, promoting and prescribing the use of the Spanish language. An important tool to carry out this job is its Twitter account that gets dozens of daily inquiries, some quite curious. Click play to learn more about them!
From a Mexican Robin Hood to the narcos’ favorite saint, click play to hear all about Jesus Malverde.
Did you know that “los Tres Reyes Magos” are just as important as Santa Claus -if not more- during the holidays in Spanish-speaking countries? Click play to hear all about them now!
Eating grapes, throwing out old calendars, or sweeping the house are some examples of the rituals celebrated all across Latin America to welcome in the New Year. Click play to hear all about these popular traditions!
Among the many different Christmas traditions in the Spanish-speaking world, there’s one ritual that everyone shares. Click play to learn all about it!
Palenquero or palenque is a Spanish-based creole language spoken in Colombia, and it’s the only language of its kind in Latin America. In 2005, the ethnic group which spoke this creole consisted of 7,470 people.
The “Danzón” is a very popular dance in Mexico, but its origins can be found in another country. Click to play to hear all about it!