Category Archives: Central America

Obscurity: The “Soccer War”

Given that the Gold Cup recently ended, I feel it’s appropriate to discuss a topic related to soccer in Central America. One of the things that many Americans (myself included!) find striking about the world’s passionate obsession with soccer (“football”) … Continue reading

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March Madness at Notes on the Periphery!: Part 3 (Latin America)

We’re now near the end of the most exciting three weeks of the year—NCAA college basketball’s final tournament. For those of you who might not know: each year, 68 college teams (annoyingly bumped up from 65 a few years ago) … Continue reading

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