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.
The connection between indigenous communities and conservation is global. Indigenous people make up 5% of the world’s population, but their homelands hold 85% of its biodiversity. Read More
Cubans in Florida and on the island are united by a common history. But the past also divides them. Read More
"The Amazon rainforest generates half its own rainfall, but deforestation threatens to disrupt this cycle, shifting large parts of this ancient forest to dry, savanna habitat." Read More
Dr. Myrian Sá Leitão Barboza is the 10th recipient of this prestigious dissertation award that honors Dr. Schmink for her significant and transformative contributions to graduate education, the Center for Latin American Studies and the TCD Program. Read More
This is the first class the institute has ever held. Read More
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