Aggregating Latin American News Media for Fun (and Hopefully Enough Profit to Survive): The Ideas Underpinning the Latin American News Digest

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By W. John Green


Flags from around the worldThis article describes a news service focusing on Latin America. The Digest provides access to 140 stories from Spanish and Portuguese sources every week. By subscribing to the Digest, an instructor can offer students links to translations and abstracts of dozens of articles including, editorials and commentary, coverage of politics, society, the economy, the environment, travel and tourism, arts and culture, and international relations among Latin American countries. The Digest can be used as a tool to engage students in contemporary politics and culture of any area of Latin America.