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.


TCD ALUMNA DR. AMY DUCHELLE IS INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF 16 WOMEN RESTORING THE EARTH

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Mennonites helped turn Paraguay into a mega beef producer – indigenous people may pay the price

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Indigenous people may be the Amazon’s last hope

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


Fear and Loathing in Havana and Miami

Cubans in Florida and on the island are united by a common history. But the past also divides them. Read More


Gator Nation Giving Day

Stand Up & Holler for the Center for Latin American Studies! Read More


Being on Earth: Territorios, Soundscapes, Biocultural Diversity, and Relationships

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Catastrophic Amazon tipping point less than 30 years away: study

"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


Entrevista a Carlos de la Torre

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2019 Marianne Schmink Outstanding Dissertation Award in Tropical Conservation and Development

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


La Casita hosts class on Latinx Studies

This is the first class the institute has ever held. 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