Stories about Latin America from February, 2014
"The video that Globo doesn't wan't you to see", in which activist Rafucko exposes Globo's biased broadcast about demonstrations in Brazil.
Declaring his solidarity with the people and the government of Venezuela, the president of Uruguay urged respect for the Venezuelan constitution.
Preliminary results indicate that PAIS Alliance, Ecuador's ruling party, have lost the mayoral races in the country's five most populous cities: Guayaquil, Quito, Cuenca, Manta and Santo Domingo.
A 15-year-old was found beaten and chained to a lamp post, the shocking work of a vigilante gang. Even more shocking? When a TV anchor said the crime was "understandable".
Guzmán, named one of the world's most powerful people by Forbes magazine, had been in a maximum security prison in Mexico, but ran away under suspicious circumstances in 2001.
An article in Peru's penal code was modified to allow police and the military to use lethal force against protestors. Activist Elmer Campos Álvarez lives to tell the story.
The Spanish-speaking world celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of Puerto Rican poet Julia de Burgos.
Peruvian Gabriela Garcia Calderón remembers the Venezuela of the 1990s, a very different country from the one appearing in the news headlines of late.
After the death of a cameraman hit by an object during a protest, Brazilian authorities are discussing legislative changes that will harden penalties for disobedience in protests.
What are the protests in Venezuela about? What role is citizen media playing? We talk to Global Voices author Marianne Díaz about the tumultuous situation in the country right now.
The Developing Latin America 2013 Apps Challenge selected 6 projects for the Regional acceleration stage, which seeks sustainable Apps with high social impact.
In the heat of the electoral battle for mayor of Quito, the statements of Ecuador's highest authorities have gotten more attention than those of the candidates themselves.
In response to the lack of female representation in peace talks, a website gives a voice to Colombian women who have dedicated their lives to the fight for peace.