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1 October 2015
27 September 2015
Works by Latin American writers, including Mario Vargas Llosa and Gabriel García Márquez, will now be available in Quechua, an Andean indigenous language, thanks to a government initiative in Cusco.
19 September 2015
From the politics behind São Paulo's water management to the illusion of water as a limitless resource, this Web series presents the dire predicament of Brazil's largest city.
28 August 2015
5 August 2015
Dayan publicly opposes the two-state solution and has previously told the press that ‘those who do are either naïve or liars'.
24 July 2015
Ex-Pink Floyd member Roger Waters and former apartheid campaigner and Nobel Prize winner Desmond Tutu have publicly asked the duo to boycott Israel over its treatment of Palestinians.
27 June 2015
After the American Civil War ended in 1865, members of the Confederacy fled to Brazil. Their ancestors still live in the region and continue to fly the Confederate flag.
26 June 2015
In 2012, more than 181,000 Europeans left their countries for Latin America in comparison with the 119,000 Latin Americans who migrated in the opposite direction.
23 June 2015
Australia's Matildas gave a stunning performance against Brazil (1-0) to reach the quarter finals of football's Women's World Cup in Canada.
18 June 2015
Daniel Alarcón, executive producer of Radio Ambulante, talks to other journalists about the latest FIFA scandal and its effect on Copa América, the most important football tournament in South America.
11 June 2015
There are 7,700 people from 81 countries with refugee status in the country, according to the Brazilian National Committee for Refugees.
10 June 2015
The Movement of People Affected by Dams in Brazil has adopted a needlework technique used during Chile's dictatorship to deal with the abuses women experience around dam construction.
18 May 2015
In light of the devaluation of the Venezuelan bolivar, Venezuelans are crossing the border to work in Brazil and then return home with their earnings.
Eduardo Cunha, leader of the lower house, spends around $2,600 per year maintaining net domains. Of his 288 addresses, 154 carry the name of Jesus Christ.
12 May 2015
After weeks of suffering bullying and racism at school, Lorena decided to tell the school director what was happening. The school decided she was the one that needed to apologize.
1 May 2015
30 April 2015
"The community still faces weaknesses, fights and disputes, a lot of worries at home and in the streets, but we try to overcome all that."
11 April 2015
While those from the right and left squabbled online, a third group of leftist Brazilians criticized the protests as well as Brazil's current left-wing government.