- Check out Rock en Las Américas’ comprehensive list of the top 50 songs of the first 30 months of the 2010′s and tweet us your favorite! [Las 50 canciones]

- Short documentary about Equatorial Guinean musician Negro Bey, who is also featured on our compilation Pequeño corazón de África. [mundonegro]

- Icing on the Cake is a touching, lovingly animated discussion between a mother and a daughter, recounting the struggles and successes shared by countless immigrant families. #InstaCry [StoryCorps]

- Meet the appropriately-named Monkey Orchid, found at high elevations in Ecuador and Peru. [kuriositas]

- Another beautifully-crafted blend of Spanish and English music from Be Still Please. We can’t get enough of these free podcasts! [BeStillPlease]

- How is going to the movies in El Salvador both similar to, and different from, where you live? (Betsy’s Insider Tip: this would be a great companion piece to our Vamos al Cine activity this week.) [latinaish]

- Delightful travel video taken by Zenoyu, from Hong Kong, while backpacking in South America. Highlights include Paraguay, Bolivia and Peru. [Vimeo]

- (left) Let’s Go!, by Mateo M. Usuga from Medellín, inspired by the song No Cars Go by Arcade Fire.