Stories about Latin America from April, 2018
"The confirmation of the students murdered in Jalisco is a shame. As a country, we must demand justice. There is no justification for these crimes... Never impunity, never amnesty..."
"We are looking at how gender affects the way that our stories are told, constructing narratives and using technology to make the transformative role we play more visible."
Netizen Report: Protests in Nicaragua trigger media bans, DDoS attacks and the killing of journalist Angel Gahona
The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.
#SOSNicaragua: At least 25 killed in Nicaragua protests, including one journalist, say human rights groups
Nicaraguans are live broadcasting, tweeting and video blogging about the crisis on the ground.
During the week of April 16-22, 2018, the most popular story on our Indonesian language site was about Taiwan. And on our Polish language site? A story about Mexico.
During the week of April 9-15, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from 211 countries. Number 95 on the list? Azerbaijan. And number 154? Niger.
"...it seems incredible that, at this point, our testimony is still put into question."
Brazilian scholar Flávia Rios reflects on achievements and challenges in the struggle for racial and gender equality.
By Attempting to Curb Disinformation on Slain Politician Marielle Franco, a Brazilian Judge Hands Facebook Censorship Powers
The order could set a dangerous precedent for freedom of speech online in the country.
During the week of April 2-8, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from 209 countries. Number 53 on the list? Thailand. And number 182? São Tomé & Príncipe.
With the Election of Its First Afro-Descendant Vice President, Costa Rica Takes a Step Forward in the Fight Against Racism
“It is a way of reclaiming not only the Costa Rican black community, but the entire black community of Latin America."
"His case was not an exception. Every day, black young men are killed by the police in favelas and other marginalised areas."
During the week of March 26-April 1, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from 215 countries. Number 68 on the list? El Salvador. And number 20? Tanzania.
"A silent, sad vigil…strongly felt. Tonight, we journalists and friends of the three kidnapped colleagues meet at Plaza Grande"