Stories about Latin America from April, 2019
This Argentinian project documents street art from all over Latin America
Born during the 1998-2002 Argentinian economic depression, Arte Callejero began paying attention to visual, artistic responses to the crisis.
Netizen Report: If protecting your privacy is ‘part of a conspiracy,’ then we’re all in big trouble
Digital privacy tools draw suspicion in the US and Ecuador, India tackles Tiktok, and a Chinese man learns that facial recognition works -- even while you’re sleeping.
After a year of protests Nicaraguans don't want just Ortega's departure — they want a new beginning
"[We need to] eradicate authoritarianism, sexism, personal autocracy and other ills that have penetrated the political culture of the country"
‘The army didn't kill anyone,’ says Bolsonaro after soldiers fire 80 times at family car in Brazil, killing one
"The army is of the people, and you can't accuse the people of murder," said Brazil's president six days after the incident that has shocked the country.
“Our languages are not dying, they are being killed”
“Your language is worthless,” they were told repeatedly. “To be a Mexican citizen, you must speak the national language, Spanish. Stop speaking your language.”
Argentina's Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo find 129th child who went missing during 1970s dictatorship
The newfound daughter had been in touch with the Abuelas since 2013, but only agreed to take a DNA test in 2019. She is yet to meet her biological father and elder brother.
Colombian activists deliver letter about killings of social leaders to the ICC
Over 163 community leaders and activists have been murdered over the past three years in Colombia.
Luis Carlos and Global Voices, 12 years and counting
"Luis Carlos represents certain characteristics and qualities: strength, resilience in the face of obstacles, solidarity and commitment to human rights and a rather brilliant and idiosyncratic sense of humour."