Stories about Latin America from March, 2019
"As students, colleagues and partners in academia, we join the condemnation movement started by @MeTooWriters, followed by @MeTooFilmMx, and sustained by brave and fed-up women."
"I think the racial issue, and the issue of inequality and historical prejudice, are all implicit in those charges."
"This 'hero' forced us to stay indoors, to suspect from everyone, and to react with fire and violence."
Jesús Espicasa's story made waves on Colombian social networks, sparking a nationwide debate about the role of poetry in public life.
‘Representation is not feeling different when I read or see something,’ says scriptwriter of comic with black lead character
"It is my existence not being tied only to slavery, as schools seem to say and TV shows repeat. It is feeling part of the world on an equal footing."
Researchers see a correlation between a lack of information and a lack of good quality public services.
Through serious analysis and their signature wit, Luis Carlos Diaz and Naky Soto have helped a generation of us learn our digital rights.
"Who ordered the president's neighbor to kill Marielle?"
‘Racism is the shackles holding back our Republic,’ says Brazilian anthropologist Lilia Moritz Schwarcz
The killing of an unarmed black teen inside of a supermarket was the last reminder of racism in Brazil. Global Voices talked to Moritz Schwarcz to understand this context
A social media campaign celebrates Mexico's rich cultural diversity found in traditional clothing and raises awareness to protect against threat of plagiarism.
The Global Voices community is relieved that our colleague is safe and with his family.
In recent years, the Bolivarian president has authorized mineral extraction projects in Pemón territory without their agreement, as well as regularly deployed military forces to their lands.
After hours of silence from the authorities, Díaz was confirmed to be detained by the Bolivarian Intelligence Police (SEBIN).
Luis Carlos is "one of the most visible faces of dissident journalism in Venezuela".
Venezuelans are finding ways to gather, organize and assess information on their own terms.
For nearly a day's time, most of Venezuela has been without electricity.
While 100 people were reported to be released from prison, the efforts for those who remain behind bars and denounce human rights abuses continue.
In Brazil, the Portuguese word for orange, "laranja,” is also slang for intermediaries of fraudulent financial schemes.
Joenia is the first indigenous woman ever to obtain a law degree in Brazil, and the first indigenous attorney to ever argue a case at the Supreme Court.