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Argentine feminist movement continues to diversify its ranks
In 2023, feminist struggles in Argentina continue to diversify as the realities of all women are being taken into account both in their activities and in their identities.
Women's Day in Latin America: Reggaeton, rage, and sisterhood
Despite varying demands around labor or abortion rights, the main thread throughout Latin America was against gender-based violence.
Welcome the new year with these joyful traditions from Latin America
We share some cheerful, curious, superstitious, and adventurous customs from Latin America to say goodbye to the old year and open a new chapter in our lives.
Woman dubbed ‘Messi's grandma’ goes viral in Argentina following World Cup win
The tune "Abuelalalalalalala" became Argentina's World Cup anthem
Latin Americans still invest in cryptocurrency despite crisis
These assets are considered to provide a safe haven of value in the face of unstable economies.
Does Messi speak Spanish or ‘Argentine’?
Focusing on a "stammering" Lionel Messi returns Americans to the colonial status of children.
Advocacy groups in the Americas focus on tackling rising surveillance technology
As digital surveillance continues to spread in the Americas, human rights groups raise awareness, research, and earn small judicial victories to limit its negative impacts on communities.
Digital connectivity projects reduce climate change impacts in Gran Chaco, South America
Connectivity and access to technology allow the Gran Chaco communities to organize, communicate and react in a more timely manner to climatic emergencies.
The forgotten story of the women who changed the history of computing in Latin America
Only a few years after women were allowed to vote in Argentina, a group of recently graduated women students built the country's first programming language.
Argentina's census to include questions on gender identity and ethnicity
With its new census, Argentina takes a step forward to recognize different ethnic and gender identities.
Artist collective rekindles Argentine folklore from a queer perspective
The first subversive "chamamé" is a collaborative work between Argentina, Russia and Canada from the multicultural art collective Bagner, seeking to revive Argentine and Latin American folklore from a non-binary and young perspective.
The year of the ‘orange handkerchief’ for State-Church separation in Argentina
With the slogan "Church and State: Different Matters," this campaign fights for the establishment of a secular Argentine State that does not allocate public funds for the Catholic Church.
L'Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science winner Argentine mathematician Dr. Dickenstein: “Follow your passion”
Alicia Dickenstein explains her path to studying math and encourages other girls and women to do the same.
Abortion in Argentina: The struggle continues
Argentina's new law on abortion has sparked what seems to be the next historic struggle: to ensure its implementation.
WATCH: Will Argentina's ‘green tide’ on abortion rights spread throughout Latin America?
Missed the livestream of the Global Voices Insights Spanish-language webinar on abortion rights in Latin America? Here's a replay.
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.
Argentina closes 2020 with historic Senate vote legalizing abortion
"I’ve woken up to see Argentina more free and feminist. No one will ever be forced to give birth again. Argentina is safer for all women."
Bangladesh bids farewell to Argentinian football legend Maradona
Argentinian football legend Maradona became an icon in Bangladesh after the 1986 FIFA World Cup. Now, Bangladeshi fans mourn his death.
During the Cold War, Latin American intellectuals found solace in communist Prague
After World War II, Latin America had authoritarian, US-backed anti-communist governments. Facing repression at home, writers found refuge in communist Prague, in a story little-known in today's Czech Republic.
Devastating fires rage in Argentina as economic interests become key suspect
"The country burns because of agribusiness and real estate speculation. Where there was fire, today there are soybeans and machines ready for construction."
A new book honors female resistance during Brazil's 21-year dictatorship
A new book brings together 15 profiles of women who had leading roles in the resistance against the 1964 military dictatorship in Brazil.