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Stories about Latin America
A Black immigrant educator explores how overlooking the role of race and language in the Black immigrant experience affects people’s emotional well-being, making them targets for repulsion, exclusion, and eradication.
"The expansion and modernization of BRICS is a message that all institutions in the world need to mould themselves according to changing times."
Bukele's mediatic power and popular 'iron fist' methods against crime may give him an easy route to reelection, despite concerns about human rights and constitutional violations.
"Economic considerations, with BRICS countries constituting a significant portion of global GDP, offer expansive trade and investment opportunities for African economies ... [and] can attract direct foreign investment, technological advancement, and bolster export capabilities."
"The trouble is that in this 'fed-upness,' anyone can come along, and that's what happened."
"Without human development, there is no scientific development," Professor Benjamin Scharifker says.
Alessandra Soler’s research reveals that for many Venezuelans, ‘Venezuela is also a victim of Russia’
For the past twenty years, the Venezuelan government has become increasingly intertwined with the Kremlin. Now, many Venezuelans protest against Russia's encroachments at home.
The monoculture that comes wrapped in plastic, that poisons what it touches and whose only value is consumption, is the real threat.
As in most communities in the Amazon where such large-scale projects take place, residents fear damage to their communities.
The distant memory of the phrase, "I'm going to buy from the Russians" is a dusty memory of the period when they lived in this area.
The Unfreedom Monitor is a project to analyse, document, and report on the growing phenomenon of the use of digital communications technology to advance authoritarian practices.
The machines that transformed our tech are now lying in dust
The film 'Barbie' is immensely popular in Latin America - and there's something for everyone.
The UN has instituted the period between 2022 and 2032 as International Decade for Indigenous Languages. In an interview for GV's partner Amazônia Real, professor and researcher Altaci Rubim, from the Kokama people, talks about the importance of it.
The conversations happening on these Telegram channels do not have to do with Russian politics - but with Argentina's
They’re welcomed by cities that see them as a way of boosting their economies. But the authorities ignore the economic and cultural threat to locals.
Cartel-driven violence and the complicity of local authorities motivate this group to advocate through social media.
Polarization impacts Brazilians’ perception of the war in Ukraine – in some cases by embracing Russian narratives
The cases of racism in some European contexts show that this problem is growing in the world, and Latin America is no exception.
Guatemalan families still seek justice for abuses committed during the country's internal conflict. However, a proposed amnesty law could annihilate their hopes.