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In our course we emphasize all aspects of language learning from listening comprehension, rapid vocabulary expansion, exposure to Spanish grammar and common idiomatic expressions used in Latin America, to pronunciation practice and interactive grammar exercises. In our program we discuss the Weekly News, grammar, and expressions, and much more in simplified Spanish at a slow pace so that you can understand almost every word and sentence.
 
Our Latin American edition of Advanced Spanish weekly program will allow you to listen to a normal speed conversation in real everyday Spanish spoken in Latin America. You will not only improve your oral and reading comprehension of the language, you will also be more attuned to the Latin American mind and way of regarding at the news. Each week our engaging hosts will share with you their views on international and Latin American events and help you think and feel as a native Latin American.
 
A fortnightly podcast that goes beyond the headlines in Latin America, hosted by Australian journalist Molly McLaughlin and Mexican student and researcher Kevin Poll Garduño. Each episode explores the politics and history of a certain country or issue in Latin America, providing essential context for travellers, language learners and world news enthusiasts.
 
If you have a passion for the Spanish language, Latin music, and travel, then this podcast is for you. Learn to speak Spanish like a native speaker with weekly conversations and fun, music-based Spanish lessons. If you want to be fluent in Spanish, the best way to learn Spanish is to immerse yourself in the culture. Learn Spanish fast that you can use in real world Spanish conversations and close your Spanish grammar textbooks. Whether you're a Spanish beginner or intermediate Spanish learne ...
 
The Historias podcast is a weekly program featuring scholars, journalists, and activists discussing cutting edge research and offering perceptive observations on current events associated with Latin American and Caribbean societies. If you are looking for smart and inviting conversation on a wide variety of issues and more, this show is for you. Historias is a digital media project from the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies (SECOLAS).
 
The Latin American History Podcast aims to tell the story of Spanish and Portuguese America from its very beginnings up until the present day. Latin America’s history is home to some of the most exciting and unbelievable stories of adventure and exploration, and this podcast will tell these stories in all their glory. It will examine colonial society, slavery, and what life was like for the region’s inhabitants during this period. We will look at what caused the wars of independence, how the ...
 
Two the Point is led by host Benjamin Gedan, Deputy Director of the Latin American Program and former South America Director of the National Security Council at the White House. Each episode features leading analysts, scholars, business leaders, and public servants who provide informed and insightful updates on the critical social, political and economic developments in Latin America.
 
Americas 360 is a podcast about the “innumerable ties” among the nations of the Western Hemisphere. Get the inside scoop and the outside perspective on the latest developments from Canada, Latin America, and everywhere in between. Americas 360 is a production of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and is available on all your favorite podcast platforms. For more information on a world of issues and ideas please visit wilsoncenter.org.
 
CrimeWar looks at crime, drugs, cartels, gangs and related issues round the globe, with a special focus on the U.S., Mexico and Latin America. Host Ioan Grillo is an award winning journalist and author of El Narco and Gangster Warlords.
 
Afropop Worldwide is an internationally syndicated weekly radio series, online guide to African and world music, and an international music archive, that has introduced American listeners to the music cultures of Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean since 1988. Our radio program is hosted by Georges Collinet from Cameroon, the radio series is distributed by Public Radio International to 110 stations in the U.S., via XM satellite radio, in Africa via and Europe via Radio Multikulti.
 
Dr. Stephen R.C. Hicks is a Canadian-American philosopher who teaches at Rockford University, Illinois. He has had visiting positions at Oxford University (England), Kasimir the Great University (Poland), and has lectured at universities across North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. He specializes in modern European philosophy and politics, and has written extensively on Kant, Marx, including his two books, Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from Rousseau to Foucault ...
 
David Kim dives into the interesting stories behind entrepreneurs of rising startups and SMEs around the world. CEO roundtable bridging Asia weaves a narrative journey about innovators, entrepreneurs, and idealists. CEO roundtable was created for you, the Entrepreneur, business owner of SMEs, and solopreneur. Our journey will start in Africa and travel to Latin America, Asia, America, and Europe.
 
In 2020, we launched a bi-lingual/bi-national podcast from Latin America and Los Angeles, built to help entrepreneurs get real insights to their biggest questions. Think of it as mentorship via a podcast. A Millennial Mexicana and a GenX American, come together to educate, inspire and entertain. Co-hosts Ileana Jaime Felix, and Rob Ryan, bring their 40+ years of entrepreneurial experience and global relationships together to discuss the big issues of day in global entrepreneurship. Send us y ...
 
The Poetry Translation Centre is dedicated to translating contemporary poetry from Africa, Asia and Latin America. Each week we bring you a new poem podcast from one of the world's greatest living poets, in both the original language and in English translation. To find out more about our work, please visit www.poetrytranslation.org. The Poetry Translation Centre is funded by Arts Council England.
 
Take as Directed is the podcast series of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center. It highlights important news, events, issues, and perspectives in global health policy, particularly in infectious disease, health security, and maternal, newborn, and child health. The podcast brings you commentary and perspectives from some of the leading voices in global health and CSIS Global Health Policy Center in-house experts
 
Learn Spanish with Doorway to Mexico, a fun language learning podcast for intermediate and advanced Spanish students. In our first 22 episodes, we listened to native Mexican Spanish teacher Paulina and her real-life students as they traveled through Mexico exploring the country's rich language and diverse cultural history. Now they’re back together again, interacting in Spanish with friends, work colleagues and other native Spanish speakers in their own neighborhoods. Not just for tourists, ...
 
Spanish Description: Merienda es otro nombre para una cena o té ligero en la noche, y generalmente es informal y, a menudo, una oportunidad para reunirse con amigos. En este mismo sentido, en "Merienda Menonita," Jonathan Minchala y Peter Wigginton compartirán historias y conversarán con invitados sobre cómo vivir el llamado cristiano en América Latina. Juntos exploran cómo seguir a Cristo en la vida cotidiana, y qué puede ofrecer el anabautismo a la iglesia latinoamericana de hoy. "Merienda ...
 
Venturing through 90+ countries, we’ve discovered one commonality. From Latin America, Africa, Asia, the Middle East to Eastern Europe, there are growing tech startup ecosystems transforming the world. Emerging market startups are generating market-creating innovations, leapfrogging Silicon Valley’s innovations, and solving local problems faster than governments. Join us to hear from startup ecosystem champions, entrepreneurs and investors in emerging markets. We discuss what makes these mar ...
 
SunCast is dedicated to providing the knowledge, research, tools and expert guidance you need to understand, grown and be ahead of the curve in the fastest growing solar markets in the world. Each week, host Nico Johnson takes you deep into conversations with solar energy industry executives from leading companies like SolarCity, SunEdison, Nextracker, Trina Solar, Conergy, Greentech Media and discovers what THEY are using to get ahead in emerging markets like Mexico, Chile, Brazil, Panama, ...
 
We are a "deep dive" news podcast, for Americans who get their news from the Internet. Our mission is to give the listener succinct, fact based analysis both non-ideological and independent from a California, Silicon Valley perspective. Your host Jim Herlihy is a published author: his novel “Deceit and Dirty Money” is available on line. He served as President of the SF Public Library Commission 1992 - 1996. While working in Latin America, he was a stringer for The Economist, The Times and th ...
 
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Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #1035 SUN, FEB 28 (02-28-21) JOHNNY’S JANUARY 2021 LATIN AMERICAN “EXPAT INSIDER” SEMINAR HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO BAD SCIENCE AND US GOVT STUPIDITY:The latest Latin American Seminar was scheduled for January 8th thru 14th, 2021. However, just when things were calming down, the “usual suspect’ Cov-Idiot knuckleheads …
 
Joe Biden pledged a shift from Donald Trump’s policies when it comes to Central America, particularly on issues like migration, democracy promotion, and corruption. In this episode, we speak to Salvadoran journalist Nelson Rauda of El Faro about the differences between the two presidents' approaches to the region and how that will impact domestic p…
 
The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is being felt around the world, and Latin America is no exception. IMF lending to bolster COVID-ravaged economies has gone to 21 countries in the region, where the pandemic’s impact has been magnified by natural disasters. As countries work to bounce back amid increased viral spread, Alejandro Werner, Di…
 
This episode starts off with a couple of big stories out of Argentina, Guatemala and Venezuela, before getting into our chat about Latin American pop culture with Rosalind Skillen. Rozzie hosts a podcast called Catch Yerself On and specialises in Latin American cinema from the 1970s onwards. We discuss a bunch of books, films and Netflix shows incl…
 
Ecuador’s elections on Sunday kick off a packed year of polls in the region. Democracy’s foothold in South America looks assured; in Central America, less so. Engineers are vastly improving the core technologies in televisions. We preview the viewing pleasure to come. And remembering Nikolai Antoshkin, a Soviet general who faced unknowable danger t…
 
Brian Requarth, Viva the Entrepreneur: Founding, Scaling and Raising Venture Capital in Latin America, Ep 133 Over a decade ago, Brian Requarth bought a one-way ticket to Colombia and never looked back. Since then, he’s become a seasoned entrepreneur and investor, having founded, scaled, merged, and exited VivaReal, a leading proptech startup in Br…
 
The devil is a defiant, nefarious figure, the emblem of evil, and harbinger of the damned. However, the festive devil—the devil that dances—turns the most hideous acts into playful transgressions. Edited by Milla Cozart Riggio, Angela Marino, and Paolo Vignolo, Festive Devils of the Americas (Seagull Books, 2015) presents a transnational and perfor…
 
It is becoming more certain that war crimes are being committed in the northern region of Tigray. Yet, despite increasing international pressure, there is little hope the suffering will soon end. In China anti-capitalist sentiment is growing online; overworked youth have a decidedly Maoist view of the country’s biggest businesses and tycoons. And t…
 
It is becoming more certain that war crimes are being committed in the northern region of Tigray. Yet, despite increasing international pressure, there is little hope the suffering will soon end. In China anti-capitalist sentiment is growing online; overworked youth have a decidedly Maoist view of the country’s biggest businesses and tycoons. And t…
 
Esta semana: Con bastante retraso, por fin llego el show numero 450 de Galang Radio. Este es el tercer & ultimo programa pregrabado del año, ya que a mediados de marzo retomaremos los shows semanales. Para este espisodio, le damos con todo al reggae, estrenando un big tune de Royal Blu & Runkus titulado "G", y un nuevo riddim desde Italia titulado …
 
We say we want children to grow to be self-reliant, creative problem-solving adults. But in schooling kids, do we follow through on that? Do schools teach independence of mind and action or do students learn compliance? Do students learn that life is about solving new problems or are they instructed that authorities have the answers? Do students le…
 
It is one thing to design and test covid-19 vaccines. It is another to make them at sufficient scale to generate the billions of doses needed to vaccinate the world’s population. How are the vaccines produced, why is production so variable and will it meet demand this year? We speak to Adar Poonawalla, CEO of the Serum Institute of India, the world…
 
Guest: Bill Katz, the editor of Urgent Agenda......President Trump at CPAC.......Governor Cuomo's problems....House passes a COVID will....Dr Fauci's woes.....President Biden and Iran.....US Soccer team kneeling no more..........and more stories.... Check our blog.........and follow our friend Carlos Guedes..............…
 
Sheryl Gay Stolberg, the NYT’s health policy correspondent, returned to our podcast to reflect on the first month of the Biden administration. Its approach “could not be more different” than that of the Trump administration. The transition has “brought order,” the pieces are “ a lot more buttoned-down.” Caution is a watchword: the President does no…
 
Register for Women in Language (March 4 - 7, 2021) ➡️ https://www.learnspanishconsalsa.com/womeninlanguage ______________________________________________________________________________ We want to hear from you! Let us know how we're doing por favor! Leave us a rating & review in Apple Podcasts and we just might give you a shout out on a future epi…
 
The temperature keeps rising: as demonstrations continue to grow, the army is becoming more brutal. We ask how the country can escape the cycle of violence. In a pandemic, laws against misinformation have their merits—but are also easily put to work for censorious governments. And why British dependencies want to get growing in the medical-marijuan…
 
The temperature keeps rising: as demonstrations continue to grow, the army is becoming more brutal. We ask how the country can escape the cycle of violence. In a pandemic, laws against misinformation have their merits—but are also easily put to work for censorious governments. And why British dependencies want to get growing in the medical-marijuan…
 
Some of Marcus Mescher's work: The Ethics of Encounter, book: https://www.orbisbooks.com/the-ethics-of-encounter.html "5 lessons Pope Francis has taught us with his actions more than his words", article: https://www.americamagazine.org/faith/2020/03/12/5-lessons-pope-francis-has-taught-his-actions-more-his-words Music: "Los molinos" by Adam Drake a…
 
When Michael and Julie pick up a day laborer to help them with a household project, they get a chance to hear a story of what it was like being deported back to Mexico (twice!). We’ll meet Vicente, a hardworking man from Mexico who talks about being held in a detention center for months, losing his business and his income, and why he hangs out on s…
 
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the superpowers' tug of war for South-East Asia, America digital markets shift towards oligopolies (09:48) the future of homeschooling post pandemic (18:54) Please subscribe to The Economist for full access to print, digital and audio editions: www…
 
As Canada looks to restrengthen relations with the United States under the Biden administration and reconsider its role in a Western Hemisphere devastated by COVID-19 and economic disruptions, Pierre Pettigrew, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, joins our experts to discuss the state of U.S.-Canada relations, the upcoming Summit of the A…
 
This series from the Washington Office on Latin America will share the stories of social leaders in Colombia who, every day, under threat to their lives, search for truth and work toward reconciliation, fight for justice for victims of the Colombian conflict, and ensure the government lives up to the guarantees it made to ethnic and rural communiti…
 
While most of corporate America has been telecommuting to work from their homes for the last 11 months, that's about to change if Goldman Sachs' CEO David Solomon has his way. He views working from home as an aberration "that we're going to correct as soon as possible." He is a high profile executive whose opinions are closely followed in the corpo…
 
Guest: George Rodriguez, South Texas conservative......The border and 13 000 kids....CPAC and Trump...The left wants to kill the filibuster to pass minimum wage.........Johnny Cash (1932-2003)....Fats Domino (1928-2017)........and other stories....... Check our blog.........and follow our friend Carlos Guedes.......…
 
“America is back” President Biden has told allies. Hard power, including a fearsome nuclear weapons arsenal, is the foundation of America’s global influence. But many Democrats would like to demilitarise foreign policy. Can Joe Biden live up to his own rhetoric as he tries to re-engage with the world? We hear from Shashank Joshi, The Economist’s de…
 
Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #1034 FRI, FEB 26 (02-26-21) JOHNNY’S JANUARY 2021 LATIN AMERICAN “EXPAT INSIDER” SEMINAR HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO BAD SCIENCE AND US GOVT STUPIDITY:The latest Latin American Seminar was scheduled for January 8th thru 14th, 2021. However, just when things were calming down, the “usual suspect’ Cov-Idiot knuckleheads …
 
The presidents of Turkey and Russia make an odd couple; their former empires have clashed over centuries. We look at the fragile—but nonetheless worrisome—alliance between Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan. India’s economy is recovering but a longstanding drag on growth persists: the overwhelming fraction of women absent from the labour force…
 
The presidents of Turkey and Russia make an odd couple; their former empires have clashed over centuries. We look at the fragile—but nonetheless worrisome—alliance between Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan. India’s economy is recovering but a longstanding drag on growth persists: the overwhelming fraction of women absent from the labour force…
 
Countries around the world are using the coronavirus pandemic to 'crush dissent and silence independent reporting' according to the UN chief Antonio Guterres. He says some nations are using restrictions meant to halt the spread of Covid-19 to weaken political opposition. Governments say a tighter grip over freedom of expression is essential to curb…
 
Today's guest is Suzie Wokabi, the Founder of SuzieBeauty, Kenya' 1st beauty brand, Kenya's beauty mogul, and also podcaster of The Suzie Wokabi Podcast Put a dark-skinned woman and the African sun together, throw in some grossly overpriced, often counterfeit make-up brands into the equation and what do you get a recipe for disaster! Multiply that …
 
Schools need to open immediately.......Cuomo's woman problem and the silence of Democrat women....Trump tax returns and New York.....Minimum wage increase is wrong......George Harrison (1943-2001)....and other stories....... Check our blog.........and follow our friend Carlos Guedes.........By Silvio Canto Jr
 
The Biden Administration is seeking to revive negotiations with Iran on the 2015 Obama Administration deal. The Trump Administration abrogated the agreement in 2018. And since then Iran's foes in the Persian Gulf - Dubai, Bahrain and Qatar - have established diplomatic relations with Israel. Israel has said it would do anything to stop Iran from ge…
 
How should President Joe Biden deal with President Vladimir Putin? At a point of “acute confrontation” between America and Russia, Fiona Hill, former official at the US National Security Council and expert on Russia, tells Anne McElvoy how post-Trump relations might look. Also, why Russian opposition figurehead Alexei Navalny is like Harry Potter— …
 
Today's guest is Soumobroto Ganguly, CEO of Cars 45, Africa's No 1 used car trading platform. Cars45 buys, sells, prices, and rates the condition of pre-owned autos. The Cars45 brand provides consumers with the opportunity to buy cars online and offline. Car dealers and end-users can now have access to a rich variety of cars that have been properly…
 
On March 6, 1971, a group of some of the top musicians from the United States -– Ike and Tina Turner, Wilson Pickett, the Staple Singers, and more -– boarded a plane bound for Ghana to perform in a musical celebration that was dubbed the “Soul to Soul Festival.” Thousands of audience members filled Accra’s Black Star Square for a continuous 15 hour…
 
The notionally dollar-pegged “stablecoin” quietly underpins many crypto-market moves. We ask what the currency issuer’s clash with New York authorities means for the wider crypto craze. In many African countries, parliamentarians are asked to fill public-service gaps—at great personal cost. We examine moves toward a fairer forking out of funds. And…
 
The notionally dollar-pegged “stablecoin” quietly underpins many crypto-market moves. We ask what the currency issuer’s clash with New York authorities means for the wider crypto craze. In many African countries, parliamentarians are asked to fill public-service gaps—at great personal cost. We examine moves toward a fairer forking out of funds. And…
 
This is financial Thursday and we're going to help you put your money where your heart is. There are some secrets out there about how your money is being invested against your better interests. Today's entrepreneur is my good friend Ravi Mikkelsen, and if you tuned in back in October 1st, 2019, you might remember that we did the episode with Samuel…
 
"We're all the Caribbean, if you think about it." - Junot Diaz I'm now an Emergent Ventures Fellow! I've received a generous grant from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. The grant will be used to develop this podcast and create more China-Caribbean relations content (newsletter coming soon)! This is all thanks to this episode's guest …
 
After Facebook reached a deal with Australia, the tech giants are coming under fire once again -- this time from each other. Are their cosy monopolies under threat? Also, The Economist’s defence editor investigates the multi-billion dollar industry which exploits vulnerabilities in vital software. And, how whales could help the study of seismology …
 
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