Center Blog

Welcome to the blog for the Center for Latin American Studies. Articles on our blog highlight center news, faculty interviews and publications, student accomplishments, and much more.


Venezuela’s Popular Sectors and the Future of a Country

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How Washington Funded the Counterrevolution in Venezuela

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Brazil's new president has started taking steps towards damaging the 'lungs of the planet'

In a January radio interview, special secretary for strategic projects Maynard Marques de Santa Rosa announced the administration's plans for three major projects that will impact the Amazon. Read More


Understanding the Venezuelan Crisis

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In Paraguay, Rapid Deforestation Is the Price of an Economic Boom

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“We can have conservation and development in the Amazon.”

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Knowledge@Wharton Interview with Rebecca Hanson

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Amazon deforestation, already rising, may spike under Bolsonaro

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Venezuela at Another Crossroads

Juan Guaidó has declared himself the president of Venezuela. What comes next? Read More


“The Amazon is essential.”

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UF, UPR, and dLOC Receive Grant Award to Digitize Threatened Newspaper Microfilm of the Caribbean

The project is titled Film on a Boat: Digitizing Historical Newspapers of the Caribbean. Read More


Master of Arts in Latin American Studies

The University of Florida Center for Latin American Studies invites applications from highly motivated students for the Master of Arts in Latin American Studies degree program (MALAS). Read More