The Regional Office of Culture of the UNESCO for Latin America and the Caribbean develops an on-line version of the magazine Culture and Development.
The electronic format of this magazine, which is already published in different formats, features articles specializing in investigation topics on the economic dimensions of the carnival parties of Latin America and the Caribbean and are of great interest to scholars, researchers and general public.
For this new edition, the magazine will include twelve case studies, undertaken by noted experts from different areas of the Caribbean, Central America, the Andean Area and the South Cone, taking a global approach to the outstanding economic dynamics of the Carnival. Moreover, the common factors and differences of carnivals in different countries are examined.
Its February edition features an article on "The Economic Dimensions of the Carnival of Oruro, Bolivia", by Marcelo Lara. Its next edition will present "The Traditional Parties in Honor of Santiago Apostle in Loíza Village: The Economic Dimensions", by Dr Martha G. Quiñones Domínguez, of Puerto Rico.