By Harley Shaiken | Highlighting the Spring 2015 issue of the Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies’ in-depth coverage of Mexico, the art of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, and the first Latin American Pope.
By Carola Binder | UC Berkeley Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics Alain de Janvry digs deep into the connection between property rights, effective land reform and poverty in Mexico.
By Nancy Scheper-Hughes and Jennifer Scheper Hughes | Shedding light on Pope Francis’ background and the multiple challenges he faces as the first leader of the Catholic Church from Latin America.
By Mario Alberto Castillo | Exploring archaeologist Linda Manzanilla’s decades of research at Teotihuácan, which have unearthed the history of an immense and sophisticated city with a complex sociopolitical organization based on group identity.
By Harley Shaiken | Providing a personal perspective on Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo's time in the American Midwest and the profound impact it had on the artists and on generations of Detroiters.
By Brittany Arsiniega | Looking at the Mexican State of Querétaro as an example of success amidst the dark stories of corruption, economic struggle and violence that plague the country.
By Ignacio Camacho and Femke Oldham | Calling to action, the documentary “H20mx” highlights the crisis as Mexico City’s more than 8 million inhabitants face a dire water crisis.