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"Quilombolas" live in "quilombos," a term used for communities of an ethnic origin, who have the right to the ownership of their lands and the maintenance of their own culture.
Following the death of former president Sebastián Piñera, members of the Red LATAM de Jóvenes Periodistas have recommended five journalistic pieces to help us understand his legacy.
Rocío San Miguel is one of the 36 government critics who have been detained on accusations of being involved in five alleged conspiracy plans to kill President Nicolás Maduro.
How much truth is there in pop culture romanticizing or even glorifying drug dealers? Where does freedom of expression end and apology for crime begin?
Teachers ignored: How the Venezuelan government overshadows the teacher’s protests with digital propaganda
Public workers, led by the teachers' union, have been demanding their labor rights for years with no response from the government.
The idea arose following the boycott and closure of the Queermuseu exhibition in 2017 in Porto Alegrel. On social networks, conservative groups protested against the exhibition.
" ... [I]n prisons, LGBTQ+ people are overloaded with crimes: in addition to the crime committed, they also pay for the social and symbolic crime of their sexuality and gender identity."
Women with HIV in Bolivia face little access to health, informal work, family abandonment and more discrimination than male patients.
We curated articles, reports and content that help provide context and explain the situation of violence that Ecuador is experiencing.
ProBox's analysis of the most used words in comments on social media posts by candidates showed that at least 71.4% of online gender attacks and disinformation were received by women candidates.
Councilor Ramiro Rosário revealed that he sent ChatGPT a 289-character directive to write a bill. He decided to reveal the use of AI after the law was sanctioned by the mayor.
Six times voted as the best football player in the world and with a career spanning over 20 years, the Brazilian athlete Marta Vieira da Silva became a football legend and a fighter for equal rights
The Sandinista regime cared little about the advanced age of many protestors when it came to imprisoning them, leading to dozens of them arriving at Nicaraguan prisons as political prisoners.
Residents of Rio de Janeiro's favelas make unprecedented claim for reparations for persecution under dictatorship
An organization bringing together residents' associations saw leaders arrested, and was considered subversive in the 1960s, under Brazil’s military dictatorship
Floods and heavy rains in the state of Rio de Janeiro caused 12 deaths and devastation in January. After Racial Equality Minister Anielle Franco pointed out environmental racism, the term sparked a national debate.
The femicide of Julieta Hernández, a Venezuelan migrant in Brazil, sparks outrage across South America
Hernández Martínez was a beloved street artist, clown and cycling advocate. According to the Amazonas’ Civil Police, a local couple confessed to the crime of murdering the artist.
Creuza Oliveira was named Honorary Doctor by the Federal University of Bahia in Brazil, becoming the first union leader of her category to receive this title.
Structural failures in the Latinamerican health systems and the lack of political will are obstacles to solving the decline of vaccines in the region.
The use of internet shutdowns by authoritarian regimes in Latin America has led to organisations and experts increasingly noting various nuances and contexts in methods to interfere with internet access.
Christmas food traditions from Venezuela, El Salvador, Colombia, Chile, Argentina, Ecuador is diverse and complex. This is how the tables in the region look like during Deecember.
Kamëntšá musicians Natalia Jacanamijoy and Angela Jhoana Jacanamejoy share the history and cultural significance of their music in the context of Kamëntšá cultural survival and the revaluation of ancestral wisdom.