Stories about Latin America from July, 2020
The new congregation could call itself the Reform Universal Church of the Kingdom of God in Angola.
In 2020, anti-fascist demonstrations have emerged as a counter-offensive to recent protests organized by President Jair Bolsonaro's supporters.
Amazônia Real's report located the bodies of Yanomami babies who died with COVID-19. They had been buried without their families' knowledge. One baby remained for two months in a cold storage facility.
Marielle Franco case remains under state police without federal interference, rules Brazil High Court
Marielle's family members and advocates have feared that moving the case to federal level would make it vulnerable to interference by President Jair Bolsonaro, whose family has links with the suspects in the crime.
Indigenous and Afro-descendant communities in Colombia denounce the assassination of human rights defenders
"The answer should not be force. The militarization of the territory generates more panic and anxiety."
"We want to dream. We are the generation that fights and loves its community, despite the social conflicts and inequalities, we live in a constant learning process."
"We aren't inherently vulnerable; it's the State that makes these populations vulnerable."
"We are the invisible hands. Our work is not valued. We don’t exist for the families we serve nor do we exist for the state."
One of the lists, which circulated on WhatsApp, doxxed people's personal information such as names, pictures, and addresses.
In the middle of the COVID-19 crisis, the increase in fires in the Amazon could overburden even more the healthcare system, with more cases of respiratory problems.
Bolivian ministries, news media and students advocate the healing properties of plants
US and Venezuelan politicians believe that President Nicolas Maduro was behind the looting and violent protests during Black Lives Matter demonstrations in the United States.