Stories about Americas
St. Lucia plans to implement the teaching of Kwéyòl in schools — but is it enough to revitalise the language?
"National identity [...] is a lived identity. Using an endangered language in school is only useful as part of a series of other national measures to support the language."
Today we travel to the state of Queretaro in Mexico, and then to Australia.
TIME Magazine chooses Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley as one of ‘the world's most influential people’
Mottley's advocacy for the Caribbean at COP 26 cemented her place in the global consciousness as a forward-thinking leader and change maker.
Journalism in Latin America is facing many forms of silencing. These independent outlets break through censorship with innovative ideas.
"You can complement science and conservation through photography."
The day-to-day lives of Latinas with disabilities are rarely reported in the media. That’s why we wanted to uplift their voices and allow them to dignify their experiences.
Trinidad & Tobago's failure to act on decades of abuse allegations has done unspeakable damage to children in state care
The findings of a recent task force charged with investigating allegations of child abuse at children's homes has raised the ghost of a decades-old task force report that lay buried.
“COVID created barriers for us that we had overcome before the pandemic. Now, we try to be as autonomous as possible, but we’re obligated to ask for help from other people.”
Amid drought and climate crisis, the Mexican state Querétaro faces possible privatization of its water
Residents and activists in Querétaro, a Mexican state facing a drought crisis, have raised the alarm over two proposed pieces of legislation that could result in privatizing water services.
In a country with limited press freedom and restricted access to independent media, these five journalists have impacted Cuban media with their distinct and independent perspectives.
This week, we head to China, India, Colombia, Indonesia and Serbia to hear from journalists and researchers about what challenges the media faces in those countries.
Gloudon developed a huge following, empathising with callers to her popular radio show and delivering a mix of “rootsy” wisdom, laced with humour and social commentary.
"One does not need to be Iranian to relate to the sense of uncertainty and repression woven into [Khosravi's] paintings."
In the larger context of the violence the country has been experiencing, citizens feared for the child's well being, and the mood in the local blogosphere was tense.
Twitter will change now that Elon Musk is its new owner. Will it change the way Venezuelans, inside and outside of the country, shape the political conversation?
'The environment within which journalists in the Caribbean operate is becoming increasingly perilous.'
With its new census, Argentina takes a step forward to recognize different ethnic and gender identities.
Could the proposed return of British Virgin Islands to temporary UK rule be a case of pot, meet kettle?
In a recently concluded Commission of Inquiry into disgraced BVI premier Andrew Fahie's administration, it was recommended that the overseas territory revert to temporary British rule: netizens respond.
"I don't want to be just another photographer with a pretty picture, I want to make a difference in the lives of others."
A campaign led by Brazilian celebrities is trying to reverse the drop in registered voters ages 16 to 18 over the last decade, and highlights the importance of voting in presidential elections in October 2022.
Regional social media users cringe after the British Virgin Islands’ premier is arrested on drug charges
'Why has there been no statement from the ruling party regarding the removal or suspension of Andrew Fahie's title of premier?'