Stories about Latin America from June, 2021
"My awakening to the realization of the injustice caused by totalitarianism was a long and painful process."
The song officially belongs to Portuguese artist David Carreira, who alongside Ludmilla and Giulia Be (Brazil) and Preto Show (Angola), hopes for Portugal to win the Euro championship.
For many, the recent detentions prove President Daniel Ortega is not willing to face open presidential elections this November.
When technological solutions are implemented in unchecked environments, as has become an issue in Chile, they also threaten to bring about over-automation, and unhappiness in workers
L'Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science winner Argentine mathematician Dr. Dickenstein: “Follow your passion”
Alicia Dickenstein explains her path to studying math and encourages other girls and women to do the same.
"Many people think ham radio is dead because of the Internet, but that's not true."
In a country with a large informal economy, small business owners are skeptical of a new plan to make bitcoin a legal currency.
"The lack of respect within patriarchal societies has internalized through its media the view that certain lives are not worth living."
Global Voices’ top stories on environmental destruction, as the planet just observed World Environment Day
Global Voices has covered environmental issues extensively, and one focus of our stories has been the way pollution, massive urbanization, development infrastructures, and human-caused accidents are destroying fragile ecosystems.
"The creation of a similar registry was attempted in 2009, but the database ended up being leaked and for sale."
A coalition of non-governmental and indigenous organizations came together to hold their government and companies accountable