Stories about Colombia
Colombian and Chilean psychiatrists plead to care for mental health by avoiding COVID-19 overexposure of (fake) news
In Chile, there has been an increase in drug, alcohol, and tobacco consumption during quarantine.
Venezuela's borders with Brazil and Colombia have been closed since mid-March, the use of illegal paths and crossings has increased, with its related dangers.
"Lockdown exceptions must explicitly include services that make it possible to maintain and guarantee access to sexual and reproductive health," says Selene Soto.
"...when journalists are silenced, the whole of society is attacked.”
Add beautiful door knockers to your list of reasons to visit Cartagena de Indias in Colombia.
''Beyond the joke that "every breath you take" seems like it could be written by the NSA, we realized that this is about a man that spies on a woman.''
Journalists, YouTubers, and politicians join forces in Colombia against the killings of social leaders
Social media influencers are trying to draw attention to the struggle of leaders in rural areas to those in connected urban spaces.
Indigenous people in Colombia have organized national protests against President Duque's new development plan, joining forces with other civil society groups like afro-Colombians, small-scale farmers, labor unions and students.
Over 163 community leaders and activists have been murdered over the past three years in Colombia.
"This 'hero' forced us to stay indoors, to suspect from everyone, and to react with fire and violence."
Jesús Espicasa's story made waves on Colombian social networks, sparking a nationwide debate about the role of poetry in public life.
"Postales para la memoria" (postcards for memory) is a collaborative project in which illustrators and writers volunteer to draw portraits and write short biographies of the murdered activists.
"It’s a healing pedagogy because it tries to repair the wounds of hate, anger, and discrimination that everyone who has a body experiences in school, not only transgender people."
"How much longer [will this go on] and how many more [will die]?"
Reaching a peace agreement that puts an end to one of the oldest conflicts in the hemisphere is complicated by the murder of three members of the newspaper El Comercio.
"A silent, sad vigil…strongly felt. Tonight, we journalists and friends of the three kidnapped colleagues meet at Plaza Grande"
"In the past, the topics related to the domestic employees were those of character, race [and] cooking abilities [...] Today, the main issue is our labor rights."
A presidential candidate proposes amnesty as a solution to Mexico's internal conflict. Such a proposition is not novel in the region -- nor is the controversy it sparks.
New research by Global Voices tech and digital rights experts in Colombia, Ghana, Kenya, Mexico, Pakistan and the Philippines exposes the ups and downs of Facebook's "Free Basics" app.
Mobile internet goes down again in Kashmir, Turkish human rights advocates are detained with no charges, and a Philippine Senator pushes anti-fake news bill.