Stories about Latin America from June, 2018
Every year in June, four Peruvian rural communities from Cusco get together to renew Q’eswachaka, the last Inca bridge.
During the week of June 18-24, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from 201 countries. Number 2 on the list? Iraq. And number 15? Jordan.
"In addition to being considered a homophobic scream, the “EEEEEH P…” could cause serious problems for the Mexican National Team" according to FIFA rules.
With news and porn sites being blocked, Venezuela's government intensifies its control over mainstream and social media while painting a grim landscape for freedom of speech and access of information.
Netizen Report: Who will be next? Venezuela’s political crisis sees a new wave of censorship, media repression
The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.
The signing of 10 presidential decrees is the center of an agitated debate in the press and online.
"Satya, Helen, and Nicola, through their dream of having the tender happiness of a family, broke barriers of exclusion and established the legitimate presence of the diverse human condition."
During the week of June 11-17, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from 205 countries. Number 17 on the list? Philippines. And number 78? Senegal.
"Today in Mexico one does not attain power with weapons, but controls access to power with weapons."
"The legal possibilities are next to none. The act of making an accusation is a gesture of symbolic justice. It is the first step in facing the trauma."
Can the United States connect Cubans to the internet? A historical review from the Cuban perspective
There is likely no way for the United States to provide internet access to Cuba without authorization by the Cuban government.
Journalists are being assaulted and have their equipment stolen, Nicaraguans’ Wi-Fi identifiers have been hacked.
During the week of June 4-10, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from 200 countries. Number 2 on the list? Brazil. And number 40? Mozambique.
"If the law is not approved, those responsable for that torture and the eventual deaths will be the deputies who voted against it..."
Introducing Mexico's presidential candidates. Among them, a third time presidential hopeful, and a candidate proposing to amputate the hands of corrupt officials. Literally.
"There is nothing that couldn't be photographed, nothing that does not warrant the telling of a new story."
"We convene ourselves for Eivy, for all of us. We'll take the streets to protest against a sexist system that dehumanizes us..."
Amid setbacks by the Temer administration, thousands of indigenous peoples march into Brazil's capital
Representatives of the agribusiness sector have gained even greater capillarity since president Temer controversially took office in 2016.
The cancellation of Argentinian reggaeton singer Romina Bernardo by Black French activists open the door to discussions about appropriation that had so far had little space online.
During the week of May 28-June 3, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from 206 countries. Number 20 on the list? Oman. And number 117? Togo.
This is the first in a series of four articles focused on México’s upcoming elections. In this post: A look at the political background and the emergence of new candidates.