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Stories about The Bridge from January, 2021

Hypocrisy vs history debate follows death of former Yugoslav actress Mira Furlan

The legendary Babylon 5 actress was hounded from her home in Zagreb in 1991 because she opposed chauvinistic nationalism; she rebuilt her life and career from scratch in the USA.

Inside Argentina’s ‘green tide’ of feminist activism for the right to legal abortion

It's impossible to explain with words what it was like to live with the anxiety of waiting ... the fear that the bill could be rejected.

The awakening of the ‘bicentennial generation’ in Peru

'Do not be alarmed if there is talk of a new Constitution. There is a much-needed debate to be had.'

Why I might not go back to El Salvador

'Nearly 20,000 Salvadorans were killed from 2014 to 2017. That’s more violent deaths than in several countries that were at war during those years, such as Libya, Somalia and Ukraine.'

Anti-rights Wiki: An investigation into the conservative lobby in Latin America

Investigative project by four digital media platforms from Ecuador and Guatemala collects data on “pro-life” groups.

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