Stories about Latin America
17 May 2016
While graffiti from São Paulo's central neighborhoods are featured in international travel guides, those from the suburbs remain relatively unknown, even for the residents of Latin America's largest city.
14 May 2016
"Buy orange juice from the young guy on the corner and then medicine at the neighbourhood pharmacy, reactivate the economy, everyone's happy."
12 May 2016
"Just like we always dreamed, music will bring people together and give us a chance at world peace."
"Perhaps the only way to see the wax palm in the future will be on stamps and banknotes #NoToMegaMiningInSalento"
Where are the 43 Ayotzinapa students? That is the question which remains unanswered 19 months after the group of young teaching students were detained by local police officers in Mexico.
9 May 2016
A text message drew one senator's attention to proposed oil exploration in ecological reserve La Macarena, which marked the start of movement against the project.
"The mosaic of the Mapuche people is diverse. But all who have an awareness of being Mapuche are united by the desire for justice, recognition, respect, equality and value."
7 May 2016
In Zacualpa, some residents take out a loan and head north in search of a better life. But they don't all make it and some go missing.
6 May 2016
Mexico's Supreme Court has ratified the indiscriminate retention of metadata, allowing authorities to use real-time geolocation of mobile devices. But the battle in defense of privacy is far from over.
This week, we take you to Cambodia, Syria, Tajikistan, The Gambia and Colombia
"Social media has played a key role in exposing the high rates of violence that Mexican women endure, as well as the silence and machismo that often surrounds it."
"We tell this story with great sadness, but we have to keep the memory alive. The memory must never be lost..."
On Twitter, @MonedasColombia shares facts about Colombia's currency. For example, did you know that 100 years ago, the National Bank released a 25 peso bill with a dog on it?
The marine phenomenon known as a red tide has killed a wide range of sea species in Chiloé, costing many fishermen their livelihood. They blame the salmon industry.
5 May 2016
4 May 2016
On meeting Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez, and highlights from a discussion about the novelist at the 2016 International Congress of the Spanish Language.
28 April 2016
27 April 2016
Italian Argentines show their cultural legacy in different ways. In Buenos Aires' annual "Piccola Italia" festival, "Al Dente!" celebrates the country's Day of Italianness.
A Mexican initiative brings the indigenous radio to the Internet and to the world.
"In a country with a serious democratic deficit and in which public officials are responsible for attacks on journalists and dissidents, these measures could be used to pursue uncomfortable opinions."