Latin America


What's behind Brazil's economic and political crises?

Five UCLA experts from across the campus recently assembled a big-picture view of the political turmoil, economic crisis and investigation into widespread corruption that are shaking Brazil to its core.  

UCLA anthropologist knows her capuchin monkeys

Braving floods, fires and vampire mosquitoes, UCLA professor Susan Perry has spent 25 years chasing capuchin monkeys through the forests of Costa Rica. Her data have transformed what we know about these fascinating primates.

A delectable look at history and heritage of chocolate

The UCLA Latin American Institute is presenting a lecture on chocolate and other community outreach activities to share the latest research findings on the Latin American region with L.A. residents.

What will the new Cuba look like?

A panel of experts that included UCLA Latin America and Caribbean literature scholar Jorge Marturano shared their perspectives on the future of Cuba during a discussion at a “Thinking L.A.” event co-presented by UCLA and Zócalo.
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