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Advox research into digital authoritarianism in Ecuador is now in a report. Read an excerpt and download the full pdf.
Latin American governments have gotten into bitter disputes, many of them via Twitter, at a time when the region is poised to form common fronts on issues such as climate change, migration or the exploitation of new raw materials.
Despite varying demands around labor or abortion rights, the main thread throughout Latin America was against gender-based violence.
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.
"Most politicians resort to the tactic of hiring an advertising agency to campaign, but the troll center is part of the deal."
Whether under the table or by legal means, organisations fear that the government will try to control telecommunications, especially during massive protests.
"There is a fear of the knowledge of the computer security and cybersecurity community.”
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.
The Unfreedom Monitor is an Advox initiative to deepen our understanding of the relationship between technology and authoritarian power. In the first phase of this project, researchers working in 11 countries and four key themes conducted analysis of incidents, narratives, and media items, to explain acts of digital authoritarianism and...
Journalism in Latin America is facing many forms of silencing. These independent outlets break through censorship with innovative ideas.
It is necessary to question the notion that the media have full and free space to act, without threats, in Ecuador.
Ecuadorian philosopher and writer Tayta Sinchi explains why it is imperative to learn about the fundamentals of ancestral medicine.
"The millions of dollars being spent on video surveillance and facial recognition technologies is increasing."
An interview with María Eugenia Quiñónez Castillo, an Afro-Ecuadorian ancestral healer.
‘Women’s role in science is vital': An interview with Ecuadorian scientist Patricia Castillo Briceño
"We cannot afford to lose half of the scientific talent due to lack of gender equity."
Investigative project by four digital media platforms from Ecuador and Guatemala collects data on “pro-life” groups.
"We are fed up, we are tired of the social debt, of the State debt, of the commodification of the struggle of trans people."
The aim of the COVID-19 online tracker is to understand which communities are in need of aid during the pandemic.
"We aren't inherently vulnerable; it's the State that makes these populations vulnerable."
"We are the invisible hands. Our work is not valued. We don’t exist for the families we serve nor do we exist for the state."
More than 550 people registered for a hackathon to find solutions for Ecuador's post-COVID-19 future.