ALCOHOL, BRAZIL, LATIN AMERICA, SOUTH AMERICA, TRANSLATION, Uncategorized

BRAZIL´S BELOVED CACHACA TURNS 500 WITHOUT CRACKING THE WORLD MARKET (TRANSLATION)

Below is a translation from the Portuguese of an article from Brazilian newspaper Folha de  São Paulo.  The article was written by Tatiana Freitas.  This is actually my first ever translation from Portuguese, a language that I don´t actually know as such but can largely understand – at least in its written form – because […]

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ARGENTINA, BOLIVIA, BRAZIL, CENTRAL AMERICA, CHILE, COSTA RICA, CUBA, ECUADOR, EL SALVADOR, FOOD, GUATEMALA, HONDURAS, MEXICO, NICARAGUA, PANAMA, PERU, SOUTH AMERICA, TRAVEL, Uncategorized, VENEZUELA

LATIN AMERICAN FOOD: L-Z

Here’s the second instalment of my brief Latin American food guide – this time L-Z.  It has been a bit more challenging to come up with a food for every letter here and I allowed myself some liberty.  I’ve enjoyed compiling the guide, I hope you enjoy reading.  Lechón: It’s hard to beat roast pork, […]

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BELIZE, BOLIVIA, BRAZIL, CENTRAL AMERICA, CHILE, COSTA RICA, CUBA, ECUADOR, EL SALVADOR, GUATEMALA, HONDURAS, MEXICO, NICARAGUA, PANAMA, PERU, PHOTOGRAPHY, POETRY, SOUTH AMERICA, VENEZUELA

ODE TO THE LATIN AMERICAN STREET DOG

Sans shame, you copulate under shop awnings, in parks, down alleys then trot off for post-coital taco scraps on Mexico City corners Slumbering in sunny plazas you dream while fleas run amok across your fur and screw into your rabid flesh I saw you snarl White of your eyes and unknown intentions in the streets […]

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BRAZIL, TRANSLATION

SAO PAULO IS A JUNGLE (TRANSLATION)

I haven’t been to Sao Paulo, the other Latin America megalopolis.  It’s definitely in my future plans. Wikipedia states that it is the largest city by population in the Americas edging out Mexico City although the order is reversed when the population of the metropolitan areas is counted. The piece I have translated is by […]

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