When traditionalists think of a sex party, they imagine an underground network of masked perverts who enjoy getting drunk or high to engage in anonymous, aggressive sex. In the midst of the #MeToo era when so much of the world seems to be struggling with consent, there are signs that the highly organized world of kink appears to have the answer.
It has now been more than 100 years since the “Spanish Influenza,” and more than a decade since the H1N1 outbreak. With nearly 500,000 cases of the new coronavirus, Covid-19, having been confirmed worldwide, the WHO on March 11 declared the outbreak to be a pandemic.
US prosecutors have charged Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and his closest allies with drug trafficking and corruption, cementing the embattled nation’s reputation as a mafia state.
In March of last year, Alba Luz Maldonado Paz left her Honduras town in search of a better life. The 36-year-old woman said she left her country due to a lack of economic opportunities and physical danger. She was terrified, she explains, when members of an international criminal gang, La Mara 18, threatened to kill her.
Bogotá is a portentous and unruly city, a beast of numerous maverick heads slumping in the core of Colombia, serving as the country’s heart, brains—and if the air were less polluted, its lungs, too—thumping arrhythmically to the beat of inequality.
Es realmente difícil lograr un rompimiento en el mercado de la música latina. Todos quieren pertenecer a él. Ojalá pudiese tener a mano el número de cuántos artistas están haciendo reggaetón, dembow, dancehall o trap en español. Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, Drake, Demi Lovato, Katy Perry o Beyoncé han bebido de las aguas del reggaetón y han hecho sus colaboraciones con artistas clave del género cantando en español.