Stories about Latin America from August, 2013
Demonstrators demand that Yasuni National Park remain untouched nearly two weeks after President Correa announced the end of the Yasuni-ITT Initiative, which sought to avoid oil drilling in the park.
Members and supporters of the CNTE have been protesting in Mexico City against education reforms already passed, seeking to repeal them.
Families tell their stories online through social media, where they also raise awareness about their cases and pressure US legislators to include their families in the much anticipated immigration reform.
The bodies of the missing youth from #BarHeaven have been uncovered in a secret grave in Mexico State.
A photo showing a footballer kissing a male friend has caused much controversy and debate on social media as machismo and acceptance go face to face.
Mexican officials have passed a reform that allows for the organisational body that guarantees the public’s right to access information to be overruled on national security grounds.
A group of Argentines invite you to share and map images of graffiti from your city.
The government and farmers have not reached an agreement following four days of protest. Citizens meanwhile show their concern and call for action.
The "Mapuche conflict", which refers to the ongoing clashes between the Chilean state and the Mapuche indigenous communities, has seen an escalation of violence recently.
Known for political cartoons drawn with simple strokes and acidic humor, cartoonist Carlos Latuff believes he is in danger due to his recent jabs at the military police.