Stories about Latin America from December, 2017
2017: Another Year of Feminist Counter-Power in Latin America
As women's movements continue to gain ground, 2018 is expected to be a year that sees the growth of many more projects that push for fundamental changes to society.
Brazil Introduces Tougher Regulations on ‘Fake News’ Ahead of 2018 Elections
A committee with members of the army, the federal police, and the Brazilian Intelligence Agency will monitor and possibly order the blocking of false news reports on social media.
In 2017, Stories of Resilience, Creativity and Love Were Plentiful
Injustice abounds, but the human spirit is alive, kicking, and as beautiful as ever. Take a look at these highlights of Global Voices' coverage in 2017.
Difficult Moments, Alleged Negotiations and Protests from the Latest Political Crisis in Peru
References to comic characters and underhanded dealings during Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski failed impeachment process that ended up in ex-President Alberto Fujimori being pardoned has marked recently Peruvian politics.
How Some Musicians Are Reshaping the Image of Chile's Music Scene
"Before being music producers, we're 100% music fans."
Two Salvadoran Theater Productions Explore Themes of Violence and Forced Disappearances
Theater actors and directors devote efforts to understand, denounce and remember a forgotten ramification of violence in El Salvador -- forced disappearances.
An Indigenous Community in Paraguay Faces One of the Biggest Hydroelectric Dams in the World
'For the Ava Guarani, it's impossible to comply with an agreement that is already broken.'
Initiatives for Environmental Activism Take Off in Cuba
The Center for Education and Promotion for Sustainable Development is a commitment to participatory environmental management and political ecology in Cuba.
Honduran Electoral Controversy Resolved, but the Crisis is Far from Over
"The people are in the streets because they can’t take it anymore. Because they denied people their rights."
This Brazilian Doctor Says Science Has Evolved, but Stigma Against HIV Remains
"The voices of people living with HIV are neglected by the media, which often portrays them as victims, or examples not to be followed, under the auspices of promoting prevention"