Stories about Latin America from April, 2016
"No need for words. #Medehollin I'm so sorry, These people don't love you as much as they say."
Italian Argentines show their cultural legacy in different ways. In Buenos Aires' annual "Piccola Italia" festival, "Al Dente!" celebrates the country's Day of Italianness.
A Mexican initiative brings the indigenous radio to the Internet and to the world.
"In a country with a serious democratic deficit and in which public officials are responsible for attacks on journalists and dissidents, these measures could be used to pursue uncomfortable opinions."
Over the past few days, tens of thousands of women across Latin America have shared harrowing testimonies of their first (and often not their last) experiences with sexual harassment.
"Citizens have taken charge of all the organizing and the collaboration, there was no need for Rafael Correa in this country."
Stories of the Urabeños who, despite armed conflict, the government's indifference, and education systems lacking tolerance, refuse to let history define their future.
While Puerto Rico is in the midst of a financial crisis, dramaturg Lin-Manuel Miranda's success has brought happiness and hope.
With the confidence that "when one of us is touched, we all respond", the "Don't remain silent" campaign encourages reporting acts of sexual violence committed daily against women in Mexico.
This week we take you to China, Mexico, Jamaica, Macedonia and Uganda, where we speak to Prudence Nyamishana who tells us why Ugandans are peeved at their government's priorities.
Marriage Equality Is Now Accepted by Colombia's Constitutional Court, but Still Not by All Colombians
"I respect other people's beliefs. You need to learn to respect those who think differently. Do you pray with that kind of language?"
"The spirit of adventure can be part of the life of anyone ready to face their fears"
"This is just more proof that No Drive Days only make life difficult for people who work."
Ecuador weathers a sudden mass Internet outage, insulting Tanzania's president proves costly, Twitter gets settled unsettlingly in China, and more.
Neither corruption nor human rights are core issues for the average voter, who's more interested in the economy and not returning to the era of hyperinflation.
"Some of my students there are in shock, they have no strength, they can't even speak [...] They say Pedernales is destroyed."
"The people, especially the young people, are trying to save the mangrove. The government lied to us. The destruction they left behind is a disgrace."
After the leak of the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, shouldn't we be questioning the economic system which allows tax evasion on such a massive scale to occur?
"It's not fair how they are walking all over us", claim the people from Xochicuautla. "They are destroying my house, my home, my livelihood, without so much as a warning."
How much does the news media cover scientific advances in Latin America? The bloggers at the online project Ciencia latina ("Latin Science") say it's not enough.
An "armed strike" ordered by the Úsuga Clan spread violence as well as fear over the return of paramilitarism in Colombia.