Stories about Latin America from April, 2015
"The community still faces weaknesses, fights and disputes, a lot of worries at home and in the streets, but we try to overcome all that."
Is charrería an expression of Mexican folklore or an abusive practice against animals?
The political storm caused by revelations about the country's chief intelligence agency has subsided, but the debate about security and privacy is still booming and banging.
Only five Latin American countries have recognized the Armenian genocide, among them Argentina, where a journalist tells the story of her grandparents harrowing escape.
According to some analysts, these protests are different from demonstrations against "corruption as usual," and could lead to an institutional crisis, early elections, or even a coup.
The Uruguayan writer was one of the first in Latin America to dare to muse on the nature of the game known as the opium of the people.
Global Voices looks at farm workers' protests in San Quintin and Mexico's larger ethnic conflict and social challenges.
An investigative report debunks the Mexican government's version of a shooting in January. "Friendly fire" among civilians didn't leave 16 people dead. Federal police firing into a downtown plaza did.
Daniela Peralta fights an Ecuadorian law that prevents her from donating organ tissue to save her sister-in-law, who is suffering from kidney failure.
Julia Ardón, a social media aide for Costa Rica's president, attracted a firestorm of criticism for tweeting from her personal account against the Catholic Church's stance on in vitro fertilization.