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Stories about Latin America
22 September 2016
Mexican prisons are an example of inequality in the country. We look at prison facilities and the impact the implementation of the New Penal Justice System will have on them.
21 September 2016
"The fact that the war in Colombia also takes place on social media is an undeniable truth," writes Renata Cabrales.
Ecuadorians have found a way to heal from the damage caused by the strongest earthquake in the country's history: art, laughter, and solidarity.
20 September 2016
Indigenous language digital activists are making culturally diverse emojis available for use in electronic communication as a way to promote their native culture and language.
16 September 2016
US presidential candidate Donald Trump made a short visit to Mexico’s capital last month for a private meeting with President Enrique Peña claiming a high cost for the president.
With social discontent reaching a boiling point in Mexico, the country's social media users started sharing the hashtag #RenunciaAhora (Resign Now) to mobilize people for a massive march.
15 September 2016
Journalist repression is on the rise in Cuba, Saudi bans LINE, and Russian authorities jail gamer for offending religious people, Pokemon-style.
13 September 2016
11 September 2016
"It is a huge disappointment to see our fellow Puerto Rican policemen brothers being used as pawns to repress their own people."
"We will tell the youth to focus on sports and contribute to the nation. It's similar to the path shown to us by our heroes in their fight for independence."
9 September 2016
"He journeyed to the centre of darkness of the Mexican soul, and where the archetypes of sick and caricatural masculinity were constellated, he rolled away the stone..."
8 September 2016
"Critical thinking is an ability, a competency that should be developed in physics, in mathematics, in psychology, or in any subject."
Lawyer and journalist Braulio Jatar was arrested and accused of money laundering, but netizens and journalists believe his reporting on protests against president Nicolas Maduro was the real reason.
6 September 2016
"It doesn’t matter where you publish, even if it’s just on your blog. We will always be reading what you write."
After last week's nationwide demonstrations against Dilma Rousseff's impeachment and against her replacement, President Michel Temer, Brazil witnessed a new wave of street violence this Sunday, September 5.
5 September 2016
4 September 2016
"I don’t paint dainty little grandmotherly botanical illustrations."
Protesters are mobilizing against what they see as a maneuver by a corruption-marred congress to remove a democratically elected president, and to push neoliberal reforms.
2 September 2016
"We live in a country where corruption and impunity are the norm. A report about plagiarism is NOT going to change this."