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Stories about Latin America
27 April 2017
Spend time with someone from a different country or who speaks a different language, and you'll soon realize you have more in common than you first thought.
23 April 2017
An unmarked hotel along the Mexico-Guatemala border has become a frequent stop for weary migrants from parts of Africa and Haiti heading north.
22 April 2017
"It might sound like a cliché: 'We must unite to face worldly problems', but that unity is necessary. Divided peoples don't win."
21 April 2017
Fernando Holiday was inspired by the Escola Sem Partido (School Without Party) campaign, which divides opinion in Brazil.
20 April 2017
Kashmiris see more cuts to basic communications services, a Japanese artist gets fined for her 3D vagina art, and Thailand tells Facebookers to "unfollow" state critics.
"The people of Puerto Rico refuse to pay a debt that is not ours. We will not choose between education or healthcare. Our elders will not have their pensions reduced."
19 April 2017
17 April 2017
15 April 2017
In this first article we present a summary of the series "To eat better", which follows Paraguayans fighting for the right to adequate food and responsible use of land.
13 April 2017
Venezuelan journalists face rising threats amid protests, Russia blocks Zello, and Southeast Asian lawmakers use ‘fake news’ fears to justify censorship.
"The doctrine, before being imparted to its recipients, came with a dose of shock therapy, plus several months amplifying the panic-ridden discourse in the United States prior to the elections."
12 April 2017
The stories and contributions of ten female Latin American scientists in this work show the importance of women in the field of investigation and the world of work
Economic crisis and food shortages in Venezuela have sparked a wave of migrants into Brazil, which is now struggling to respond and meet humanitarian needs.
7 April 2017
Multiple web TV channels that had been broadcasting protests in Caracas have been inaccessible since the morning of April 7.
"Almost 30,000 people were watching the VPITV broadcast on YouTube when the Bolivarian National Police took the cameraman."
‘Security Without War’ Campaign Opposes Militarization in Mexico Because ‘Bullets Are Killing Us, Not Drugs’
"The army and the police are not interchangeable. The military forces are trained to use force against an armed enemy and defeat it."
5 April 2017
LiveJournal bans "political solicitation" in Russia (its new home), Google contemplates a return to China, and Bangladesh's telecom regulator rejects a proposed Facebook bedtime ban.