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17 January 2017
Weeks after the tragic death of beloved actress Carrie Fisher, the Internet is digging up the Mexican origins of Princess Leia's iconic hairdo.
13 January 2017
12 January 2017
11 January 2017
The "apolitical" position of celebrated musician Gustavo Dudamel is unacceptable for many Venezuelans at this critical time, and has reignited the debate on the connection between the arts and politics.
9 January 2017
7 January 2017
30 December 2016
Here's a list of 41 Global Voices stories about the strength and creativity of the human spirit, proving that 2016 wasn't an annus horribilis through and through.
29 December 2016
27 December 2016
Saudi Arabia has promised to stop using British-made cluster bombs, which are prohibited by the Convention on Cluster Munitions, in its air strikes in Yemen.
26 December 2016
"How philosophical, how profound are the doubts that trouble the Latin American minds of our times."
Argentinian politician Juan Carlos Giordano of the 'Socialist Left' party called on the government of Argentina to cut all diplomatic ties with the Assad regime.
23 December 2016
Humor: One of the most important elements in Latin American Christmas celebrations.
This week, we take you to Paraguay, Iran, Qatar and the Caribbean.
Is your tummy grumbling while home for the holidays? Feast your eyes on the diverse, colorful, and delicious dishes of Latin American tradition in late December.
22 December 2016
Look to civil society's innovations in 1990s Peru, and activists around the world today could learn some vital lessons in resisting autocracy.
17 December 2016
Did you know there are Mexicans named "Christmas Day" or "Yahoo" and that -- to make matters worse -- online bullying violates their privacy?
"Change is around the corner, even though we sometimes feel it's far away. The only way to bring change closer is to set our minds on it."
15 December 2016
In 2016, while still halfway through his undergraduate degree in medicine at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Fleury Johnson decided to start blogging about his life in Brazil.
14 December 2016
"What is important to these rich men is to conclude the work and pocket all the profits, solidifying the appropriation of the Yaqui Territory.”