Riesgos y necesidades de las comunidades indígenas ante COVID-19

Mikhael G. Iglesias L. – Candidato de Maestría, NYU CLACS   A medida que los casos y muertes diarias aumentan en el mundo, donde Latinoamérica y el Caribe representa un 45% de las muertes, sectores históricamente abandonados por políticas públicas en la  región como las comunidades indígenas y afro-descendientes quienes se ven más vulnerables frente a la pandemia.Continue reading “Riesgos y necesidades de las comunidades indígenas ante COVID-19”

CLACS Launches Indigenous and Diasporic Language COVID-19 PSA Series

The NYU Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies has launched “Conversemos COVID-19” (“Let’s Talk COVID-19”), an initiative aimed at offering information about the pandemic in various indigenous and diasporic languages widely spoken in New York.

Recap of an Evening with Honduran Indigenous Leaders Conversation

On July 12, 2017, CLACS hosted a timely event with two of Honduras best known indigenous leaders. The night’s conversation featured Bertha Zúniga Cáceres, daughter of the late Lenca community leader Berta Cáceres and General Coordinator of  the Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH), and Miriam Miranda who is General Coordinator ofContinue reading “Recap of an Evening with Honduran Indigenous Leaders Conversation”

CLACS Students’ Articles Appear on Digital News Networks

Three Latin American and Caribbean Studies and Journalism dual-degree students had articles published on major digital news outlets this week. Nicki Fleischner’s article, titled “Alternatives to Detention Leave Some Honduran Immigrants in ‘Schackles“ appears on the Latin America News Dispatch. In her piece, Fleischner follows a Garífuna woman living in the Bronx who is forced toContinue reading “CLACS Students’ Articles Appear on Digital News Networks”