In May 2019, twenty Paraguayan soccer players traveled from their hometown to Asunción, the nation’s capital, to play the most important game of their lives. Led by their captain, José Elías Argaña, they were the first indigenous team to qualify to Paraguay’s national soccer league.
by Duolingo on Thu 10 October 2019
by Duolingo on Wed 25 September 2019
In 1970, in a country polarized by cold-war politics, Jorge Gómez organized an outdoor music festival. But what he expected to be a peaceful gathering, turned into a life-defining moment that would become an enduring myth in his country.
by Duolingo on Thu 19 September 2019
In a country where few music students choose to study opera, Mexican tenor Javier Camarena was an outlier. After dropping out of an engineering program in order to pursue his true passion, Javier embarked on a musical journey that would take him from the classroom of a dedicated teacher to the most famous opera houses in the world.
by Duolingo on Thu 12 September 2019
All her life, Cirle Tatis Arzuza had been taught to think her curly hair was something to hide. But after years of harsh chemical treatments, Cirle learned to love her hair, and taught other women to do the same.
by Duolingo on Thu 29 August 2019
Ever since she was a little girl, Carmen Félix knew she wanted to work on something related to space. So she defied cultural expectations, became one of the first Mexican scientists to work for NASA, and helped create and participate in some of the first simulations of missions to Mars.
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