Stories about Latin America from May, 2019
"It is not the same to be a white gay [man] from the city than a brown gay [man], with body that is not normative, with an indigenous face..."
Journalists, YouTubers, and politicians join forces in Colombia against the killings of social leaders
Social media influencers are trying to draw attention to the struggle of leaders in rural areas to those in connected urban spaces.
"By drawing different body types and different hair textures, I want people to learn how everything is beautiful."
Indigenous people in Colombia have organized national protests against President Duque's new development plan, joining forces with other civil society groups like afro-Colombians, small-scale farmers, labor unions and students.
Netizen Report: Amid WhatsApp attacks, advocates launch legal challenge against Israeli malware maker
Spyware makers exploit a security flaw in WhatsApp, Singapore bans false information and Somalia plans to shut down social media during school exams.
From São Paulo to the Amazon, thousands of Brazilians went out on May 15 to defend public education.
"With the stroke of a pen, Bolsonaro transformed reporters into targets of criminals."
Brazilian indigenous people buy shares in railway company to denounce its failed environmental obligations
Their shareholders' goal isn't to profit, but to have their voices heard by the company's investors.
A district in the city of São Paulo adjacent to two dams urges authorities to draw a contingency plan.
The unique public value of accounts like these -- even if they are spewing hateful or partisan vitriol -- is worth considering.
From exploitation of refugees to an increase in violent crime, Trinidad and Tobago has its hands full as streams of Venezuelans seeking asylum continue to arrive.