Stories about Latin America from September, 2018
Fifty years after the Mexican Movement of 1968, students continue their march against violence and impunity
"We are the grandchildren of '68".
As Colombia's peace process falters, scores of social activists are being killed
"How much longer [will this go on] and how many more [will die]?"
Venezuelans say they are unable to access key Google services
Reports of new Internet blocks sound alarms and point to a possible escalation in communication and information control.
Will Brazil's forthcoming data protection law actually protect peoples’ privacy rights?
The president vetoed the creation of an independent authority that would oversee the law's implementation.
While some Brazilians tried to school Germans on Nazism, others apologized in shame
Were the Nazis socialists? A video posted by a German Consulate in Brazil has reignited discussion among Brazilians of this historical misconception.
In a blow against impunity, Guatemala's top court rules in favor of the return of UN anti-corruption commissioner
"The eyes of the world should be put on Guatemala as the country goes through a key moment of their history"
Indigenous telecommunications network in Mexico to provide telephone and internet services via satellite
The first indigenous telecommunications network to provide mobile and Internet services in Mexico's rural communities will expand its services via satélite technology, enabling it to reach the most remote areas.
Cubans can now join public debates on new Constitution through digital platforms
"In a space like this no one has to ask to speak up, there is no schedule for debate."
What an attack on a far-right presidential candidate means for Brazil politics
The attack was only the latest episode of a political drama plagued by violence and impunity.
It is women who bear the brunt of the Venezuelan crisis
"In Venezuela, the term 'feminism' has been consumed, abused and above all, distorted by [those] in power."
Nauta Hogar: A tool for Cuban entrepreneurs
The Nauta Hogar Internet program is a step forward, but it is still not the solution for Cuban businesses in the technology sector.
Brazil grieves as its oldest treasures turn to ashes in National Museum fire
"This year, the government's total investment in the National Museum equals a quarter of what each Congressmen's budget to hire advisors."