Featured stories about Spanish
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Stories about Spanish
25 May 2016
Demonstrators gathered in front of hospitals and health centers in Medellín last week, trying to pressure the authorities into addressing persistent and pervasive shortcomings in the local healthcare system.
24 May 2016
The legal case of Santa Clara Uchunya against the Pucallpa Plantations is emblematic because its outcome will have far-reaching consequences for the future of the region and its indigenous peoples.
18 May 2016
"We are the guys and girls from the 'hoods, dances, and football fields, from the jails all over the country. We are the workers who fight every day for dignity".
7 May 2016
In Zacualpa, some residents take out a loan and head north in search of a better life. But they don't all make it and some go missing.
6 May 2016
Mexico's Supreme Court has ratified the indiscriminate retention of metadata, allowing authorities to use real-time geolocation of mobile devices. But the battle in defense of privacy is far from over.
The marine phenomenon known as a red tide has killed a wide range of sea species in Chiloé, costing many fishermen their livelihood. They blame the salmon industry.
5 May 2016
4 May 2016
On meeting Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez, and highlights from a discussion about the novelist at the 2016 International Congress of the Spanish Language.
27 April 2016
"In a country with a serious democratic deficit and in which public officials are responsible for attacks on journalists and dissidents, these measures could be used to pursue uncomfortable opinions."
25 April 2016
While Puerto Rico is in the midst of a financial crisis, dramaturg Lin-Manuel Miranda's success has brought happiness and hope.
22 April 2016
This week we take you to China, Mexico, Jamaica, Macedonia and Uganda, where we speak to Prudence Nyamishana who tells us why Ugandans are peeved at their government's priorities.
21 April 2016
20 April 2016
Neither corruption nor human rights are core issues for the average voter, who's more interested in the economy and not returning to the era of hyperinflation.
17 April 2016
"The people, especially the young people, are trying to save the mangrove. The government lied to us. The destruction they left behind is a disgrace."
16 April 2016
After the leak of the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, shouldn't we be questioning the economic system which allows tax evasion on such a massive scale to occur?
"It's not fair how they are walking all over us", claim the people from Xochicuautla. "They are destroying my house, my home, my livelihood, without so much as a warning."
13 April 2016
“If children who suffer from violence are not given the assistance and support they need, they will be lost," says the World's Best Teacher Palestinian Hanan Al Hroub.
9 April 2016
This year's presidential election in Peru has been a doozy. Global Voices presents a guide to the candidates and the race's national significance.
6 April 2016
31 March 2016
The Special Electorate Jury of Lima has dismissed a request to exclude from Peru's presidential race the most controversial candidate, Keiko Fujimori, leading to a national legitimacy crisis.