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27 February 2017
24 February 2017
"Netanyahu's support for Trump and the wall shows in all its meanness how low the Israeli prime minister has reached. Shameful."
"...we knew that the guerrillas or the paramilitaries were going to come in, so we all ran with mats, thermoses with sugar cane water, packages of saltine crackers..."
23 February 2017
22 February 2017
21 February 2017
War veteran Miguel Savage says there are three ways to cope terrible suffering: “block everything out, play the victim, or embrace the pain and turn it into something positive.”
20 February 2017
CNN broadcasts will now be freely available in Venezuela on YouTube — but what does it matter in the country with one of the slowest Internet connections in the region?
17 February 2017
Families in Mexico searching desperately for missing loved ones are turning to social media and other digital platforms as an effective way to get the word out.
16 February 2017
As social manipulation abounds on Twitter, Venezuela blocks more news websites, and Facebook heads to France to fight fake news.
15 February 2017
In the wake of protests following Mexico's hike in gas prices, social media has become a battlefield over the propagation of false stories.
14 February 2017
"...a small fraction of all the corruption there is in our rotten prison system."
"Leaving this song out doesn't make the party less fun and we manage to have a gathering where everyone can really enjoy themselves."
11 February 2017
"I think what we have done to Latin America has been terrible to the utmost extreme, but it can come to an end. The alternative exists," says journalist Johann Hari.
8 February 2017
A police crackdown on three topless women at a beach has sparked a national debate about the gender inequality of the country's recreational dresscode.
6 February 2017
"Who is to blame for the fire, according to Twitter: foreigners, the Mapuche people, ISIS, Pinochet, the State, businesses, the USA."
3 February 2017
"For someone born and raised in Bahia, the African influence on our culture goes beyond the religious. It affects our habits, our speech, our food. It's part of our identity."
2 February 2017
Chequeado.com is part of a worldwide fact-checking movement, employing a strategy popularized in the United States more than a decade ago.
1 February 2017
In this story, published in two parts, Estefanía Sepúlveda Portilla interviews British journalist Johann Hari. They discuss and deconstruct the "War on Drugs" and its origins.
In an interview with Global Voices, the co-creators of “Silent No More” explained how they were inspired by other movements in Latin America to rally women to speak up.