Stories about Latin America from June, 2019
Expensive tickets have ensured hefty profits for football federations while excluding most South American fans from enjoying the sport they love.
"As a citizen of the Mexican State, I demand that my language, our languages and peoples, have the same opportunities to survive and exist without the fear of being extinguished....
"Intermixing as biopolitics denied the existence of black communities in this land."
"Displacement has no particular citizenship. It comes on a slow, malarial boat, or dropped from the sky on small islands buffeted by storms in the Caribbean, our common sea."
A group of protestors outside a registration centre in the nation's capital called for the "closure of the borders" of the twin-island nation.
"Although Paraguay transitioned to a democracy in the years after the dictatorship ended, subsequent elections saw circles close to Stroessner stay in power"
A decree by President Bolsonaro could threaten civil society group investigating deaths under Brazil’s military dictatorship
An order ending Brazil's civil society committees has raised alarms in the Perus Working Group, which investigates human remains found at a 1970s cemetery in the suburbs of São Paulo.
In 2018, Argentina's Senate rejected a bill that would legalize abortion in the South American country. Will it be different this time?
The two-week-long initiative, which began on May 31, 2019, will afford undocumented Venezuelans amnesty so that they can be put on record and be legally recognised in Trinidad and Tobago.