Stories about Latin America from April, 2023
Nowadays the region's cultural industries have a greater influence worldwide than any other expression on the continent. Why is this?
People with disorders like autism, depression, epilepsy, endometriosis, or diabetes all have something in common: an invisible disability.
‘Jamaica Farewell': Harry Belafonte passes away and the Caribbean tries to find adequate words of tribute
"There are not enough words to say how GREAT this man is and the giant contribution he has made during his life in music, film, human rights, Black rights."
Brazil's ex-vice president admitted the need to fight illegal mining in Yanomami territory, but failed to act
A humanitarian crisis at Brazil's largest Indigenous land, the Yanomami land, made headlines this year. Agencia Publica exposes how the former VP dealt with the issue in closed doors meetings of the Legal Amazon National Council.
"The groundwork for a profound transformation in women's role within all aspects of society is being laid right now without a doubt."
The leader of the largest Amazonian Indigenous organization, now divided, believes that women can unify it
One of the most important Indigenous organizations is fragmented. Fany Kiuru believes that women can strengthen it.
Latin American governments have gotten into bitter disputes, many of them via Twitter, at a time when the region is poised to form common fronts on issues such as climate change, migration or the exploitation of new raw materials.