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The Latin American History Podcast aims to tell the story of Spanish and Portuguese America from its very beginnings up until the present day. Latin America’s history is home to some of the most exciting and unbelievable stories of adventure and exploration, and this podcast will tell these stories in all their glory. It will examine colonial society, slavery, and what life was like for the region’s inhabitants during this period. We will look at what caused the wars of independence, how the ...
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“Somos las voces de la Selva” es una serie de podcast documental que relata seis historias de la Cuenca Amazónica sobre el rol protagónico de los pueblos indígenas en la lucha contra el cambio climático y defensa de su territorio. “Somos las voces de la Selva” es el resultado de un proceso colaborativo de formación y producción a través de la Academia TOA en el marco del programa #TodoslosOjosenlaAmazonía. Realizada por comunicadorxs indígenas de cinco países amazónicos: Bolivia, Brasil, Per ...
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Un programa realizado con nocturnidad y alevosía. Hablamos del gran tema a estas horas: la gente. Diseccionamos a los que han sido noticia, pero también nos empeñamos en quienes no lo son. Compartimos historias con trasnochadores porque para muchos el día comienza de madrugada. A las cuatro de la mañana empieza ya el día para muchos. En directo de lunes a viernes a las 04:30 y a cualquier hora si te suscribes.
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De Coronado set off to try and find Cibola following de Nizza's dubious directions. Our Sponsors: * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: https://www.rosettastone.com/ Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-latin-american-history-podcast/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & O…
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El Dorado wasn't the only mythical city which was inspiring the Spanish to march out into the unknown. Somewhere beyond the deserts of northern Mexico, it was thought that there was another. Today we follow de Coronado as he begins his search for the golden city of Cibola, and reunite with Estevanico who we met on the Narvaez expedition. Our Sponso…
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Today we have a special episode - an interview with Allen Wells about his new book Latin America's Democratic Crusade. Allen's book examines the 20th century and argues that, despite the preoccupations within the USA about the Cold War, for many inside the region a different battle was playing out. Not Communism versus Capitalism, but democracy ver…
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After finding it such hard going, today the Montejos will finish their conquest. That doesn't mean that it will be easy however, to go forwards they will have to take some more steps backwards. Our Sponsors: * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: https://www.rosettastone.com/ Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.co…
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Montejo came back for another go at conquering the Yucatan, and this time he decided to approach it from a different angle. Would he be any more successful this time? Our Sponsors: * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: https://www.rosettastone.com/ Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-latin-american-histor…
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The Yucatan peninsula formed a big unconquered space between several of the Spanish empire's most important colonies. In 1526 a man named Francisco de Montejo decided it was time to try and bring it under his control. Upon arrival, he faced a difficult natural environment and a Maya population who had no intention of giving up their sovereignty. Ou…
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While the Spanish were expanding across South America, there was a vast gap in the land they controlled. The River Plate looked like a promising place for would-be conquistadors, and was only a matter of time before somebody tried to conquer it. Doing so turned out to be much more difficult that anticipated. Our Sponsors: * Check out Rosetta Stone …
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After a long period of ignoring the Americas, eventually Portugal made it's first efforts to colonise the land they had been allotted in Brazil. It would be a patchy and difficult process, but eventually they managed to establish an administration on which they could start to build. Our Sponsors: * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for …
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With the Spanish expanding into the north west corner of South America, aspiring conquistadors were on the look out for new lands which they could conquer. One of these, Francisco de Orellana, set out on an expedition to find the mythical land of cinnamon, said to be somewhere to the east. Our Sponsors: * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TOD…
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Now that the German bankers had control of Venezuela, it's time to find out what they did with it. This episode covers the succession of governors who were put in charge of the colony, and their largely unsuccessful expeditions into the interior Our Sponsors: * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: https://www.rosettastone…
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What links an oil rich nation in the north of South America, the Italian city of Venice, and a German banking family? Our Sponsors: * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: https://www.rosettastone.com/ Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-latin-american-history-podcast/donations Advertising Inquiries: https:…
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Quesada and Belalcazar make their way from different directions, up into Central Colombia. Our Sponsors: * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: https://www.rosettastone.com/ Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-latin-american-history-podcast/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Priv…
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The land which connected the Spanish heartland in the Caribbean with Pizarro's new conquest in Peru - what we call Colombia today - was still unknown to the Spanish, and for all the riches of they had discovered in the Inca empire, it was here that the gold they craved was to be found in abundance. In this episode we look at the first attempts to m…
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Today we bring the series to a close. We deal with the final twists of Spanish factional politics, and tell the story of the Neo-Inca State. We also find out what happened to all the remaining characters. Our Sponsors: * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: https://www.rosettastone.com/ Support this podcast at — https://r…
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With Manco retreating to Vilcabamba, the scene was set for Pizarro and Almagro to fight it out for control of Peru. Our Sponsors: * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: https://www.rosettastone.com/ Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-latin-american-history-podcast/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://…
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When Almagro returned to Peru, he found a situation which offered both danger and opportunity. Would Manco's rebellion force him to put aside his rivalry with Pizarro, or would he seek to use it to his advantage? Our Sponsors: * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: https://www.rosettastone.com/ Support this podcast at — h…
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De Almagro leaves Peru to attempt a conquest of his own Our Sponsors: * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: https://www.rosettastone.com/ Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-latin-american-history-podcast/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.co…
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The Spanish fight for their very survival in Cusco, and the Inca attacks spread out across the empire. Our Sponsors: * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: https://www.rosettastone.com/ Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-latin-american-history-podcast/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com…
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Things were looking good for the Spanish, but they were about to face the biggest challenge yet of their campaign in Peru. Manco Inca was about to make the jump from puppet emperor to real one, and lead the Inca into rebellion Our Sponsors: * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: https://www.rosettastone.com/ Support this …
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Having ensconced themselves in Cusco, the Spanish set about consolidating their position, and De Almagro went north to search for Quizquiz. Along the way he would have to deal with some unexpected interlopers. Our Sponsors: * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: https://www.rosettastone.com/ Support this podcast at — http…
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With the death of Atahualpa, the Inca empire needed a new leader, and Pizarro needed a way to maintain the power he had managed to win for himself. Everyone marched to Cusco to try and resolve the issue of who would control Peru. Our Sponsors: * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: https://www.rosettastone.com/ Support th…
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Atahualpa and Pizarro adjust to the situation they now find themselves in, and a strange state a stasis emerges as they plot their next moves Our Sponsors: * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: https://www.rosettastone.com/ Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-latin-american-history-podcast/donations Adver…
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In today's episode I speak to Nicole von Germeten about her new book The Enlightened Patrolman. The Enlightened Patrolmen focuses on a proto-police force in Colonial Mexico City, and uses primary sources to examine both the day to day lives of these men, and the larger socio-political ideas behind their work. In the process it brings the streets of…
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Things come to a head at Cajamarca as Pizarro and Atahualpa meet for the first time. Apologies for the sound quality of this episode! I only discovered upon editing that there are a few car horns and dog barks which I was unable to remove. I wanted to get it out rather than re-record and delay putting it up. I will make sure to find a quieter place…
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The Latin American History Podcast is finally back. In today's episode the conquest properly begins, as Pizarro arrives back in Peru. As I mentioned in today's episode, the audio quality might not always be the highest as I am recorded wherever I can find a reasonably quiet place in noisy Latin America. This is particularly true of this and the nex…
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NOMBRE: Amazonía viva, humanidad segura PAÍS: COICA (regional) DURACIÓN: 22 minutos SINOPSIS: El 80-25 es una moción que ha ido cobrando fuerza en la región, esto significa que al encontrarnos en un momento de no retorno, es decir, que los daños en la Amazonía son multidimensionales así como irreversibles, se requieren de acciones urgentes para fre…
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NOMBRE: Na'na au'ran Nero ero tywa'itopo po'ko (Our Fundamental Right to Speak) PAÍS: Suriname DURACIÓN: 17 minutos FECHA DE LANZAMIENTO: 5 oct 2022 SINOPSIS: Este episodio se centra en el proceso de reconocimiento de tierra indígena por el que todavía deben luchar los pueblos indígenas de Suriname. A través de Josien Tokoe una activa defensora de …
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NOMBRE: Desde las llamas a la resistencia PAÍS: Bolivia DURACIÓN: 21 minutos FECHA DE LANZAMIENTO: 2 oct 2022 SINOPSIS: A partir de un devastador incendio ocurrido en la zona de la chiquitania, en la Amazonía de Bolivia, Lisbeth Hurtado, una joven indígena de 23 años, decide integrarse a un proceso político de base y postularse como Cacique para tr…
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NOMBRE: Un defensor en peligro PAÍS: Perú DURACIÓN: 12 minutos SINOPSIS: Herlín Odicio Estrella, un joven líder Kakataibo, lleva varios años exigiendo la protección de su vida sin que el Estado haga caso a sus requerimientos. Odicio, al igual que cientos de indígenas criminalizados, han tenido que salir forzosamente de sus territorios para encontra…
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NOMBRE: O julgamento do século (El juicio del siglo) PAÍS: Brasil DURACIÓN: 20 minutos SINOPSIS: El proceso de demarcación del territorio indígena es una amenaza inminente para varios pueblos en la Amazonía. Este episodio relata cómo se fue constituyendo una red de abogados indígenas como parte de una estrategia de la COIAB, importante organización…
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NOMBRE: Ajose yavinamu (Protectores indígenas) PAÍS: Venezuela DURACIÓN: 22 minutos FECHA DE LANZAMIENTO: 21 sept 2022 SINOPSIS: Las guardias indígenas en los territorios amazónicos tienen una larga tradición, y nacen como iniciativas de resistencia, autonomía y defensa del territorio. A través de Virgilio Trujillo un joven indígena del pueblo Uwot…
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¡Parte del viaje es el final! Os traemos un programa muy especial de despedida: un repaso por la historia de 'De Buenas a Primeras', canciones contadas, notas perdidas, historia, desayunología y unos amaneceres locutados por Carlos de Hita en el estudio, directamente con nosotros. ¡Esperamos que os guste! ¡Y mil gracias por todo!…
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Tal día como hoy hace 107 años murió el músico Albéric Maignard. Se convirtió en héroe cuando en París en plena Guerra Mundial disparó con sus escopetas a dos soldados alemanes que intentaban entrar en su casa. Aunque finalmente, la historia no tuvo tan buen desenlace.
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Tal día como hoy hace 107 años murió el músico Albéric Maignard. Se convirtió en héroe cuando en París en plena Guerra Mundial disparó con sus escopetas a dos soldados alemanes que intentaban entrar en su casa. Aunque finalmente, la historia no tuvo tan buen desenlace.
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Tal día como hoy hace 61 años, fue el primer año que Surinam participaba en Los Juegos Olímpicos y con su primer atleta representante: Siegfried Wim Esajas. Este deportista de élite el día de su debut fue recordado por todos, pero no por un buen triunfo, sino porque no se presentó a la carrera convocada aquella mañana del 2 de septiembre de 1960. L…
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Tal día como hoy hace 61 años, fue el primer año que Surinam participaba en Los Juegos Olímpicos y con su primer atleta representante: Siegfried Wim Esajas. Este deportista de élite el día de su debut fue recordado por todos, pero no por un buen triunfo, sino porque no se presentó a la carrera convocada aquella mañana del 2 de septiembre de 1960. L…
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Tal día como hoy hace 52 años tuvo lugar el último día del monarca Idris I en Libia, cuando un grupo de militares liderados por un joven, Muamar al-Gaddafi, tomaron el poder y proclamaron una república en el país. Algo que buscaba mejorar el día a día de los ciudadanos, pero que acabó teniendo una forma de gobierno muy parecida a la de Idris I.…
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