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Kelcey Hadden-Leggett
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Kelcey Hadden-Leggett is an undergraduate student at the University of Pittsburgh pursuing a degree in Spanish, a Certificate in Latin American Studies, and a related area Certificate in Portuguese. She recently completed the Pitt in Ecuador program in the Amazon.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 13:15 0

In the largest city in South America, more than 8,000 families are living in temporary tents consisting of plastic sheets and timber. The families, who are ...

Friday, April 4, 2014 - 13:30 0

In Havana this past weekend, Cuba passed a new law to open the country to foreign investment. The latest in a series of reforms by Raul Castro, who succeeded his...

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 12:45 0

Over the past few weeks, news coverage of protests throughout Latin America have focused primarily on Venezuela.  However, protests against president Michelle...

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 12:45 0

Three years ago, oil giant Chevron was ...

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 13:30 0

On Sunday in Venezuela, thousands ...

Friday, February 21, 2014 - 14:00 0

Turmoil and conflict is nothing new to the countries in Latin America, and the last few months some of the most prosperous countries have been experiencing...

Friday, February 14, 2014 - 14:15 0

In Rio de Janeiro, a growing crime rate still plagues much of the city and the sound of gunshots and back-alley drug deals are not uncommon occurrences. The...

Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 14:30 0

For millions of Brazilians living in poverty, the long bus ride on the way to work or downtime before bed could get a bit more interesting, and cultural....

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 14:45 0

Latin America has long been a region strongly influenced by the Catholic Church and macho attitudes and because of these long standing traditions, ...

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 15:00 0

Earlier this week, the Mexican government announced the ...

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