Stories about Latin America from May, 2018
During the week of May 21-27, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from 206 countries. Number 19 on the list? Lebanon. And number 198? Faroe Islands.
"If something should be clear, it is that the youth won't ever be the same. We won't see the places where the massacre occurred in the same way."
"The concept of 'normal' or 'natural' is as relative as humanity itself."
The Mexican chapter of the Wikimedia Foundation warned that the approved changes "criminalize the act of publishing" and "legalize acts of violating the fundamental and constitutional rights..."
During the week of May 14-20, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from 211 countries. Number 109 on the list? Gabon. And number 13? Germany.
"They do not want us here. They want an alternative Asunción, one where those in need are not in sight."
"For opponents everywhere [...] everyone is so equally oppressed that racial discrimination is unworthy of special attention. These dynamics hijack the discussion and keep us from moving forward."
"The government picks all the candidates, sets the rules of the game, forbids any scrutiny [...and] blackmails voters with food and medicine..."
During the week of May 7-13, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from 207 countries. Number 61 on the list? Kazakhstan. And number 19? Indonesia.
Interview with Rosaly Lopes, a Brazilian NASA astronomer and the first woman to edit the journal founded by Carl Sagan
Her great inspiration? Francis Northcutt, the astronomer who, in 1970, helped to calculate the return route of Apollo 13.
"What could be considered the first document of its kind in Cuba [...] includes 63 specific demands and is divided into two sections: legislative measures and policies, plans and strategies."
During the week of April 29-29, 2018, the most popular story on our Italian language site was about Azerbaijan. And on our Malagasy language site? A story about China.
Reaching a peace agreement that puts an end to one of the oldest conflicts in the hemisphere is complicated by the murder of three members of the newspaper El Comercio.
"For us, the fact that we had to pay a million pesos meant that we would stop operating."
"For about 25 years, I've collected the Panini album, and it's the first time I paste a card of a Peruvian player."