Stories about Latin America from October, 2023
The 1.333 page-long report is a product of almost five months of hearings in a mixed investigation commission composed by members of the federal Senate and the Lower Chamber. It was approved with 20 votes in favor and 11 against.
Non-governmental organizations and entities have been the source of data that help visualize what the population of trans people and travestis experience in Brazil, amid the absence of official surveys.
Chile and Argentina have the largest Palestinian and Israeli communities in the region. How have their presidents reacted to the war in the Middle East?
Retired Colonel Velásquez describes how his activism moved from focusing on the military to creating initiatives involving victims of all factions in Colombia's internal conflict.
"If they still can't agree on some truths about the dictatorship that was 50 years ago, what can be expected for the 2019 social uprising?" asks Chilean journalist Nicolás Lazo Jerez.
As the Venezuelan diaspora has spread outside the country's borders, so has the cuatro.
In 132 years of existence, Brazil's Supreme Court only had three Black justices and three women named. Now, with a seat opening, Brazilians believe it's about time to have a Black woman appointed.
The map of Brazil is a drawing made by colonizers' hands. Artists have been adding new images to this cartography, which provoke questions about the development of Brazil.
Brazil: Communicators and activists from marginalized communities discuss online harassment and how they protect themselves
More than half of the journalists, communicators and influencers surveyed said they had received threats or been intimidated online, while 46 percent reported that they had already suffered hacking attempts on social media profiles
Morocco's footballing prowess, combined with its infrastructure capabilities, sets the stage for an exciting and promising era in global football, despite the challenges posed by the recent earthquake.
"Blocking entire sections of the internet based on the outdated belief that all Tor network traffic is indistinguishable or malicious is a mistake," the Tor Project spokesperson said.
Every year in Argentina history is commemorated to show the other side of history, the side of the defeated.
For five years now, an organization serves as network and a platform for empowering women and transgender individuals who face challenges related to migration, gender, and sexuality in São Paulo, the largest city of Brazil
"Although they say that we are the future of the country, they do not take us into account," say students who want to contribute to these issues.
"Today, more and more trans women are finishing their studies and becoming professionals," explains activist Lorena Duarte.