Stories about Latin America from February, 2018
The revelations cast light on the uncharted legal territory of how official digital accounts of public institutions are administrated when they are hosted by private platforms, such as Facebook.
Online news magazine "El Estornudo" has been blocked inside Cuba and its editor writes an open letter that can be read in other media outlets inside the island.
During the week of February 19-25, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from the majority of the world's countries. Number 31 on the list? Macedonia. And number 191? Comoros.
"If [Daniel Peredo] had to wait for 36 years to see Peru in a World Cup, heaven could certainly have waited before taking him. May he rest in peace."
Mexico's Electoral Authority Announces Collaboration with Facebook, Casting Doubt on its Credibility
Social media are accusing the INE of creating "fake news" for having made false claims about an agreement with Facebook.
The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.
Mariano Castro fought to create a home for his family the traditional way, by occupying land and forming settlements. For his sons, it went terribly wrong.
During the week of February 12-18, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from 209 countries. Number 68 on the list? Honduras. And number 139? Somalia.
20 Years After the Decriminalization of Homosexuality in Ecuador, the LGBTI Community Continues to Be Punished
In the first part of this series, we gather testimonies that show how the forced confinement of LGBTI people contradicts recent legal evolutions that affirm citizens' rights.
"The average Argentinian it doesn't [care], as long as they are given free wifi they will accept anything, 'in the end they have nothing to hide.'"
How Indigenous Communities Are Using Data to ‘Reframe’ Their Narratives Through Digital Storytelling
"Tools of this kind can become an element to analyze our communication work and guide us in choosing the best way to respond to the information generated by traditional media."
During the week of February 5-11, 2018, Global Voices' stories and translations attracted readers from 195 countries!
Hondurans fear censorship as congress debates Internet and social media regulation.
Folha's editor accused Facebook of "...banning professional journalism from its pages in favour of personal content and opening space for ‘fake news’ to proliferate."
What happens when the data doesn’t support the story we first set out to tell?
Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro's 'The Shape of Water' is leading Oscar nominations, and Mexico's Twittersphere is celebrating with a big wave of memes.