Entries tagged with ‘Latin America’

Extraordinary Day of the Dead celebration at Gustavus!

El Día de los Muertos:  We were reminded on Friday night that the Day of the Dead is a day to remember our loved ones, to laugh, and to revel in life.  And we did just that –in an extraordinary celebration that spanned the entire day, with a chapel service and a nighttime celebration. We […]

Drugs, Guns, and US Policies in Mexico

LALACS is proud to host human rights activist Francisco Cerezo, in a talk presented by Witness for Peace of the Upper Midwest    What: “Drugs, Guns and US Policies in Mexico” When: October 9 at 7 pm Where: Confer 127 When Francisco Cerezo’s three brothers were arrested in Mexico for student activism, they never dreamed they […]

El Mundialito – LALACS Soccer Cup 2012

¡¡¡GOOOOOOOOOOOL!!!! On Saturday, October 6, six profs, over 40 students, and several Friends of LALACS gathered in Lund to play the first annual LALACS Cup.  We played hard, laughed hard, and celebrated the new major AND the winning team. Click on the link below to see the movie!  El Mundialto 2012

Meet the Majors: Andrea Doebler

We are so pleased to announce our second LALACS major, Andi Doebler. My name is Andi Doebler and I’m a Spanish and LALACS double major from Albany, Minnesota. I’m in my third year at Gustavus, and involved in Pound Pals and Intramural athletics as well as other activities on the side such as biking, downhill […]

Hispanic Heritage Month/ Mes de la Hispanidad:

Hispanic Heritage Month/ Mes de la Hispanidad: Below are events related to the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month in October! Come and have fun, get involved, and learn about the Hispanic World! Several of these events are to kick-off our new major! On campus/in Saint Peter Saturday, October 6, 9am-12pm, South Mall: LALACS Soccer Cup (in […]

Summit of the Americas

Cartagena, Colombia, is ready to host the 6th summit of the Americas that will gather 33 heads of state, including President Obama, on the 14 and 15 of April, 2012. The five topics on the agenda cover a wide range of regional interests from security issues to efforts on poverty reduction. However, different participating countries […]

Increasing Economic Ties with Latin America

In a meteoric session on Wednesday, October 12 2011, US Congress approved trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama that had been languishing for years. While the pact with South Korea is expected to have the largest impact on the United States economy, the three agreements are considered a victory for the present administration. […]