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· March, 2021

Stories about Latin America from March, 2021

LIVE on April 7: The other health crisis—breaking the taboo on abortion

Unsafe abortions result in 30,000 deaths each year. Join us to hear women from Uganda, Thailand, Brazil, Pakistan and Poland talk about the reproductive rights situation in their countries.

How a Salvadoran artist teaches Nawat to empower transgender people

A two-spirit theatre troupe celebrates the members’ indigenous ancestors, and themselves as transgender people, through language and art.

My truth: The pain of being silenced in Cuba

"The '1984' book by George Orwell provides an understanding of the existing analogies with the oppressive Cuban society."

Is Bolsonaro's anti-China rhetoric fueling anti-Asian hate in Brazil?

Global Voices talked to five people of Chinese descent in Brazil. All said intolerance increased with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Group's report to Biden administration seeks commitment to human rights and democracy in Brazil

The document was compiled by a network of Brazilians and Americans living in the US, gathering policy topics directly affected by the Trump administration's relationship with Brazil's Bolsonaro

Could the Venezuelan oil tanker in the Caribbean Sea still pose an environmental threat?

Nearly five months after the initial October 2020 inspection, Trinidad and Tobago officials have not yet conducted a follow-up, despite their own recommendation that one should be done within a...

What International Women's Day looked like around the world in 2021

"Although COVID-19 dampened participation in many countries, women still raised their voices on the streets on different continents, especially as the pandemic has worsened inequalities faced by women."

Abortion in Argentina: The struggle continues

Argentina's new law on abortion has sparked what seems to be the next historic struggle: to ensure its implementation. 

WATCH: Will Argentina's ‘green tide’ on abortion rights spread throughout Latin America?

Missed the livestream of the Global Voices Insights Spanish-language webinar on abortion rights in Latin America? Here's a replay.

How COVID-19 ramped up a simmering hostility between Brazil and China

While governments around the world scrambled to secure vials of the COVID-19 vaccine, Bolsonaro refused to negotiate with drug companies, especially the Chinese ones.

Transphobic discourse is the real ‘Trojan horse’ of Mexican feminism

"If you’re a feminist and you don’t stand up to people who abuse trans and nonbinary people in the name of said political movement, I’m afraid to say that you're...

New Chinese-led port project faces backlash from local residents and environmentalists in Peru

“Throughout the history of Peru, investments are located wherever they want, as long as they bring money, and the state or government allows this to happen”

LIVE on March 9: Will Argentina's ‘green tide’ on abortion rights spread throughout Latin America?

The session, which will be conducted in Spanish, will be live-streamed on Facebook Live, YouTube, and Twitch.

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