Featured stories about Latin America
Stories about Latin America
22 March 2017
Nadia Muciño was murdered by her husband and her brother-in-law in February 2004. This, however, is not her story. This is the story of her youngest sister, Viviana.
21 March 2017
"Readers will find stories written in colloquial language that will inform them about the problem of corruption and of how the National Anticorruption System works."
19 March 2017
Since early March, several cities in Peru have struggled with a seemingly endless wave of heavy rains, floods, landslides, road closures, and lately school closures.
A local media outlet that published testimonies of some of the victims of the shelter fire suffered a DDoS attack.
18 March 2017
The administrator was prosecuted not for defamation, but rather for violating Brazil's anonymity laws.
"State crimes in our country remain unpunished since the same system that committed them covers them up. Without justice they remain as open sores."
16 March 2017
"I envy the opportunities they have on the the other side of the river. For us, this is another world."
8 March 2017
Many migrants crossing the US-Mexico border go missing, leaving their families desperately searching for clues online of what happened.
Latin America is expecting a rush of civic demonstrations on Wednesday, following promises by an array of civic groups to join a labor strike on International Women's Day
7 March 2017
In the latest installment of the series 'Cows That Fly, Schools That Crumble', two students are forced to make a dangerous river crossing to get to class.
6 March 2017
4 March 2017
"Lots of people have found their voices represented in my drawings, and this motivates me to keep speaking for them."
In Uruguay, Where Abortion Is Legal, a Judge's Ruling Grants a Man the Right to Stop a Woman’s Decision
"It’s a moral regression for women, for we are again not masters of our own bodies. There's a law, but it’s not applicable for you."
3 March 2017
A Year After Berta Cáceres’ Assassination, the Struggle for Land in Honduras Continues—and So Do the Threats
"We strive to make energy a human right. It should be part of the common property and therefore the people should have a say in it."
1 March 2017
"...if you give young women a chance by giving them an education, they can become valuable," says director Samantha Grant about her film "Daughters of the Forest".
28 February 2017
"Two readings, two Venezuelas."
In this episde, we take you to India, Japan, Australia, Mexico and Trinidad and Tobago to introduce you to the Face of Resistance in a globalized world.