Stories about Latin America from May, 2021
Different strategies have been created to preserve the record of ongoing protests and state violence, as well as of the content being censored on social media.
"We have an overwhelming task and we should assume a leading role during the mobilization"
Despite its two-decade history in Brazil, the Chinese tech giant's chance to compete for 5G development contracts was at one point vehemently opposed by the Bolsonaro government.
The police data leak was in retaliation for "aggressive and cruel repression to the demonstrations of popular and democratic power," a member of the Anonymous group told Global Voices.
In historic vote, Chileans elect people to re-write the constitution.
Journalists, K-Pop fans, and community radio stations fight to share information on the country's protests.
The Indigenous guard protects protestors by setting up humanitarian corridors
Who is artist Luis Manuel Otero, symbol of the resistance and thorn in the side of the Cuban regime?
Events surrounding the life of Luis Manuel Otero unleashed an unprecedented international media campaign in his support, and have even influenced the course of relations between the U.S. and Cuba.
After a series of abuses, citizens demand reforms. Can Latin American police forces leave behind a long-held militaristic culture?
A poll conducted at the Senate's page shows about 87 percent of Brazilians oppose Girão's bill, with more than 291,000 votes against the proposal versus 42,560 in favor
Throughout Colombia, facades of buildings, businesses, institutions have been painted with messages of anger, hope, and sadness
A few decades ago, hundreds of thousands of mainly indigenous and poor, rural women were forcibly sterilised. These days, there are other means of reproductive control.
But why aren't more Salvadorans protesting what is happening?