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· February, 2015

Stories about Latin America from February, 2015

The Political Apartheid Against Women in Venezuela

  26 February 2015

Desireé Lozano, a blogger for the Spanish-language website Voces Visibles (Visible Voices), reflects on the existing limitations on women’s political participation in Venezuela. According to the sociologist Evangelina García Prince, a kind of political apartheid that excludes women from decision-making reigns in the Venezuelan parties: En los partidos venezolanos, el discurso oficial...

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Happy Chinese New Year… From Peru!

  22 February 2015

Tasty food and a significant population of tusán, or 'local-born' Chinese are just two reasons for Peruvians to celebrate Chinese New Year with gusto.

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Ecuadorian President Threatens Internet Satirists

Advox  17 February 2015

On television, Correa recently mentioned CrudoEcuador, claiming it's part of a network "paid by the opposition to discredit the government." Correa even threatened to expose the identity of CrudoEcuador's writers.

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