Topic: Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Lecturer highlights transcontinental indigenous activism

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Lecturer highlights transcontinental indigenous activism

February 13, 2019 0 comments

The construction of the Sardar Sarovar Dam caused extreme flooding near the Narmada River in India, compelling many thousands of people to move out of their homes. But some remained close to the river instead of following the resettlement program, choosing to stay on the land “considered to be sacred […]

Los Habaneros, a Cuban dance-fusion band directed by singer Gerardo Contino (center), dedicated their set to their country, while specifically paying homage to Havana, the home city of some of the members, and New York, their current base.

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Los Habaneros enchant Granoff with Cuban-inspired music

February 6, 2018 0 comments

The Cuban dance fusion band Los Habaneros enraptured audience members in the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts’ Martinos Auditorium with a performance inspired by a mixture of genres, including salsa and jazz, last Thursday.