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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

December 14, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Commentary: U.S. presence in Latin America is undemocratic

By | Dec 4, 2019

Understanding the role the U.S. has played in Latin America has laid the groundwork for a deeper analysis of the U.S. politics.

Commentary: Harmful language around immigration inspires violence

By | Sep 12, 2019

Over the past several years in the United States, the rhetoric surrounding immigration has become nothing short of volatile.

Remembering El Che

By | Oct 11, 2017

Oct. 9 marked 50 years since Ernesto “Che” Guevara was shot and killed in a CIA operation in Bolivia.

Annual film festival brings Latin American movies to Ithaca

By | Oct 4, 2017

This is the event’s fourth year but is the first to involve formal collaboration with Cornell University and Ithaca College students.

Personal Essay: Reflecting on Cuba’s revolutionary history

By | Mar 29, 2017

Opinion Editor Celisa Calacal shares her experiences traveling to Cuba and learning more about the country’s rich history.

Latinos finally fight corruption

By | Mar 22, 2017

The Odebrecht bribes are an unfortunate testament to how Latin America’s growth is made easy thanks to political corruption.

Vice President of Venezuela eases drug trade

By | Feb 21, 2017

Concern should be placed, however, on how this will affect the stability of Central and South America.

Indigenous candidate to address Latin American inequality

By | Oct 25, 2016

This year, the CNI and EZLN decided to nominate an indigenous woman to run in the 2018 presidential campaign.

Cine Con Cultura: Hispanic film festival shines on IC campus

By | Sep 28, 2016

The film festival, part of Latinx Heritage Month, began Sept. 20 and runs until Oct. 15, showing 11 films at local venues.

Ithaca College kicks off “Beyond Community” discussion series

By | Sep 23, 2015

Maylei Blackwell presented her work on “Transborder Gender and Indigeneity” Sept. 21 as the first speaker in this year’s discussion series hosted by Ithaca College’s Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity.

Students celebrate Latina/o Heritage Month

By | Sep 16, 2015

Throughout the month, PODER will be hosting several events and activities to promote what they call Latina/o culture.

Guest Commentary: First Latin American pope has mixed history

By | Mar 27, 2013

Pope Francis has a well-deserved reputation as a humble man who rides the subway and ministers to the growing number of slum dwellers in Buenos Aires. Many have also characterized him as either a populist conservative or a moderate conservative.