Stories about Latin America from March, 2020
“The State doesn’t take care of me, my female friends do."
Forty years on, a locked-down El Salvador remembers the assassination of Archbishop Oscar Romero online
The archbishop was shot by a death squad at the start of El Salvador's civil war, becoming an iconic figure in the struggle against human rights violations in Latin America.
The staggering levels of violence against women are front and center in Mexico's feminist movements.
Mexico has a prolific tradition of printmaking, its defining visual characteristics having endured from pre-Hispanic times into modernity
Brazil has never had that many laws tackling violence against women. Yet it ranks fifth in femicides worldwide.
"If the forests are cut down, where are we going to get medicine?"
"We are tired of the abuse, of the constant violence. Everything we do is questioned, we encountered obstacles over and over again just to live a normal life. It is over, we are no longer afraid."
"What would Italy give to be in our position?"
‘For this new generation of women, the public body is political,’ says founder of Chilean feminist political party
Pía Barros is a co-founder of the Feminist Alternative Party, one of the new platforms that emerged in Chile in the wake of the 2019-2020 protests.
In 2020, Argentine feminists rekindle the fight for legal abortion with renewed strength and hope.
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador keeps sending messages that show an astounding lack of support for the victims of femicide.
Around Latin America, more than a million women marched against gender violence.
Authorities first dismissed the disappearance alleging she had left her husband for another man.
The Nordic regions of Europe are thousands of kilometres away from Mexico or Peru, but both witness the destruction of their native peoples' identities
Three confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus have shown up in the French-speaking Caribbean and another in the Dominican Republic, placing the region on even greater alert.