Open Data in Latin America: Promises, Challenges, and Opportunities

While corruption continues to be pervasive at all layers of society in Latin American countries, the region has become a leader in commitments to open data and open government. A combination of factors has created the appropriate climate among governments, civil society, and private sector, to introduce a series of recommendations, good practices, and strategies […]

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Fair Use Matters

Creativity is at the core of everyday life. It crosses many social dimensions. From culture to economy to language. Creative expression, however, usually requires building on the work of others. Remixing, bricolage, sampling, collage. Cultural production thrives better when people can write, re-write, appropriate, re-circulute, and remix. That is the reason why the fair use […]

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Exploring Caribbean food culture in Cartagena de Indias: La Calle de Tripita y Media

The streets of Cartagena de Indias, in Colombia, are full of history, flavors, and colors. Both in their names and architecture, in their walls and cobbles, their balconies and doors, the streets of what is now called the old city, offer a great experience to the pedestrian. Locals and visitors enjoy the walks and are […]

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