Did you know that Ecuador was the first country in the world to grant constitutional rights to Nature? Así es, en septiembre del 2008 el pueblo de Ecuador aprobó mediante un referendúm la introducción de los Derechos de la Naturaleza. El artículo 71 de la
Did you know that Panama is the only place where you can see the sun rise on the Pacific and set on the Atlantic? Así es, debido a la angosta (narrow) superficie de este país y su ubicación geográfica, Panamá tiene esta peculiar distinción. Por
Did you know that the Ancient Mayas used chocolate as currency? Read all about it here! Como muchas civilizaciones antiguas, los Mayas no usaban monedas en sus transacciones comerciales; participaban de trueques (barter). Entre los bienes más preciados y populares para el trueque estaban el
Did you know that Argentina has the world’s most beautiful library? That’s right! Located in a 100-year old theater, the Ateneo Grand Splendid was named the “world’s most beautiful bookstore” by the National Geographic in 2019. El atractivo principal de esta librería es su magnífico
The Día de los Reyes Magos (Three Wise Men Day) marks the end of the holiday season in Spanish-speaking countries. There are many different traditions to celebrate this highly-awaited day, for example, did you know that there’s a special cake to celebrate el Día de
The New Year celebrations throughout Latin America are full of traditions to attract good fortune and other blessings. Today we’ll yell you about some of the most popular ones! How many of these Latin American New Year’s rituals do you know? Comer uvas: That’s right,
Over the past 50 years since its release, Jose Feliciano’s song “Feliz Navidad” has become a staple of the holiday season all over the world. But did you know that this is one of the most played holiday songs in the United States? José Feliciano,
For the past eight years the list “Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants” have recognized the best of the best in Latin America’s culinary world. Do you know which restaurant came in first place on this year’s “Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants” list? Let’s find out!
The latest edition of the Diccionario de la lengua española has 2500 additions between newly-accepted meanings and brand new terms. Take a look at some of the latest Spanish words approved by the Real Academia Española. Coronavirus: sustantivo masculino. COVID: puede ser femenino o masculino.
Churros are delicious fried-pastries that go perfectly with a nice cup of hot chocolate or coffee. Served plain or with fillings, these pastries are a real crowd-pleaser, but do you know where they come from? Nadie sabe exactmente de dónde vienen los churros, pero hay