Stories about Latin America from February, 2019
Dijaawa Wotunnöi: an animated short film helps revitalise the Yekuana language
Several Yekuanas -- an indigenous people who live in Venezuela and Brazil -- participated in the project as translators and researchers, and also contributed their voice to the film's characters.
Mexican women protest for their lives as kidnappings and femicides surge
More than 150 people, most of them women, have been kidnapped from Mexico City's subway system over the past four years.
After an unarmed teen is killed at a supermarket, netizens share stories of growing up black in Brazil
"The first time I was stopped and frisked I was 11 years old. I was on my way to the mall, with my brother, we were going to the cinema."
Female Brazilian legislator attacked on social media for revealing outfit
"The participation of women in society is so tiny that a neckline can become a huge issue."
Venezuelans see the politics of humanitarian aid play out in online attacks
A unique and technically sophisticated attack this week targeted VoluntariosxVenezuela, an opposition-aligned humanitarian aid website.
Venezuela's humanitarian crisis puts Trinidad and Tobago's refugee policy under the microscope
Venezuelans fleeing their country have been seeking refuge in Trinidad and Tobago in increasing numbers, but the country is yet to get its act together to deal with the influx.
Foreign Policy's Venezuela “Global Scorecard” map wrongly lumps Caribbean nations with Russia and China
This might be flattering geopolitically, but it doesn't reflect the reality.
Caribbean nations determined to have a say on Venezuela
"But what happens in Venezuela is of extreme geopolitical importance to the Caribbean region, and CARICOM has been flexing its muscles lately."
The complicated narratives of the Venezuelan conflict
"This is is not a left-wing, right-wing conflict"