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26 August 2016
Closed off to tourists since 2003, the trail to Brazil's highest mountain is set to reopen in 2018, managed by the indigenous peoples themselves.
25 August 2016
"Madagascar would be the kid no one invites to a party coz they live out of town."
Web blocking continues to plague Bangladesh and Ethiopia, Peru drops US $22 million on spyware, and sharing just might become a crime in Colombia.
24 August 2016
On August 31, the world celebrates Blog Day. A group in Paraguay is making something special of the holiday.
Lawmakers want to "suspend US aid to Honduran police and military until human rights violations by security forces cease and those responsible for of such crimes are brought to justice.”
"Zambia is slowly becoming a court room. We all must be careful when we speak out on issues of national interest."
The vigil highlighted that the insecurity felt by some Sinhala Buddhists continues to persist, despite the fact that they remain the country's majority community.
23 August 2016
The three “primary goals” of the comic book are creating alternatives to foreign superheroes, incentivizing teenagers to become active in sports, and raising basic levels of knowledge about military service.
"I know how important are a few hundred rupees in an impoverished person’s life. It means food, medicine and security."
A strong earthquake shook the Peruvian province of Arequipa in mid-August, killing at least four people and leaving hundreds without a home.
"The rarest Pokémons are found in avenues outside downtown though, so we drive without distractions while the user catches them."
22 August 2016
A derogatory tweet about Omar McLeod after his gold-medal win in hurdles could have cost one Jamaican company "way more brand equity and real loss of dollars".
21 August 2016
One forward-thinking Bahia-born journalist hatches an online gift economy project with an important difference — it's exclusively for women.
20 August 2016
Ha'e Kuera Ñande Kuera: Reggae and Hip-Hop Expanding the Guarani Culture by Dialoguing With the World
Meet the musical group created by Mbyan youths from Misiones, in Argentina, who compose their realities in the Guarani language and use citizen media to talk about identities.
19 August 2016
The fact the country's only medalist lost his bronze for doping has helped to boost her popularity even further.
"Here there are those who take the harm from the depths of his being, here there are those who suck away the evil spirits."
Global Voices looks at several heroic stories during the latest mass attacks on French soil.