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2 November 2015
Prices for internet access have jumped after Mozambique´s National Communication Institute (INCM) cut subsidies to local internet providers by 75%, undermining government's supposed pro-internet position.
27 October 2015
Hundreds of citizens are being criminally charged by the State Prosecutor's offices in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo for making micro-donations to crowdfunded campaigns of two grassroots political parties.
19 October 2015
Activists fight for their lives in Angolan jails. Thanks to a new online portal that collects and publishes photos showing solidarity with political prisoners, the movement is stronger than ever.
15 October 2015
“The forum represents a recognition of the struggle over many years of social movements in the city, above all, that of immigrants, who are increasingly taking on more leadership roles"
14 October 2015
"Instead of improving the quality of education of the whole state system...it seems that the Alckmin government is interested in getting rid of its best schools."
12 October 2015
The annual event that turns the city of Porto into a “medialab for citizenship” is coming back to Portugal from October 20 to 24th.
19 September 2015
From the politics behind São Paulo's water management to the illusion of water as a limitless resource, this Web series presents the dire predicament of Brazil's largest city.
15 September 2015
A solidarity convoy will take donations from Portugal to the refugees in Hungary. The initiative created by a group of citizens its named Aylan Kurdi Caravan to honour him.
5 September 2015
Syrian refugee Talal Al-Tinawi is making his new Brazilian dream come true by crowdfunding to open a Syrian-Lebanese restaurant to share his love for cooking with the locals.
29 August 2015
Google's OCR software supports more than 248 world languages, including all the major South Asian languages, bringing together hope for the large-scale digitization of old texts.
28 August 2015
9 August 2015
"Many of those selling dogs do not care about their condition […] The majority arrive with falsified documents and have not been certified by a vet."
8 August 2015
A network of US neoconservative think tanks is financing young Latin Americans to fight the leftist governments in Venezuela and Brazil, defending old flags with new rhetoric.
26 June 2015
In 2012, more than 181,000 Europeans left their countries for Latin America in comparison with the 119,000 Latin Americans who migrated in the opposite direction.
11 June 2015
There are 7,700 people from 81 countries with refugee status in the country, according to the Brazilian National Committee for Refugees.
10 June 2015
The Movement of People Affected by Dams in Brazil has adopted a needlework technique used during Chile's dictatorship to deal with the abuses women experience around dam construction.
8 June 2015
Water privatization in Portugal has been shrouded in controversy. Economic interests put pressure on the government, which has no money, to privatize. But water is an essential resource for life.
3 June 2015
"Greed prevailed over football’s mission of uniting people, taking down social barriers, waking passions. It is time for us to retake this social mission."
18 May 2015
Eduardo Cunha, leader of the lower house, spends around $2,600 per year maintaining net domains. Of his 288 addresses, 154 carry the name of Jesus Christ.
12 May 2015
After weeks of suffering bullying and racism at school, Lorena decided to tell the school director what was happening. The school decided she was the one that needed to apologize.