Stories about Latin America from October, 2014
The weather seemed more in line with what fans could expect at Glastonbury Festival in England across the pond.
Global Voices is an official partner for the event, which tackles the issue of inequality this year.
If a mass grave turns out to contain Ayotzinapa's missing students, the tension now in the air might be enough to cause a large-scale political firestorm.
According to unofficial election results in Bolivia, Evo Morales obtained 60 percent of the votes and has been reelected as president of Bolivia until the year 2020.
The victim has vowed to fight to make revenge-porn a criminal offense.
The "Citizen Portfolio" policy would store citizen data -- ranging from passport numbers to health information -- all in one place.
Chapacoco, a Peruvian village located at an altitude of 3,000 meters, part of the district of Chilcaymarca in the Arequipean province of Castilla, has been in the news thanks to...
Just last September, local police in Iguala attacked a group of students from the Rural School in Ayotzinapa, killing six and wounding seventeen. Another 25 people—perhaps more—simply vanished.
Protests against the disappearance of Ayotzinapa students sweep Mexico City and elsewhere, following the discovery of mass graves.
Lightening struck an indigenous village this week, leaving 11 dead and another 18 injured in the Sierra Nevada of Santa Marta, Colombia.
After a workshop conducted in August 2014, indigenous leaders from Amazon regions in Peru started to discover the role drones can play in monitoring environmental threats to the rainforest.
The negative remarks are evidence of the long-documented economic gap between the north and the south in Brazil.
Authorities have discovered a mass grave, and some believe the bodies were those of student teachers missing since their bus was attacked by Mexican police and members of organized crime.
For some, there is always a reason to discriminate, whether because of socioeconomic level, race, background, or housing accommodation. Here are some examples of the current situation in Latin America.
With a video of only two minutes that he has made to introduce his newest friend, a hummingbird chick, João Silvestrini is conquering hearts and fans across Brazil.
Marina Silva once ranked second place in opinion polls, but lost the race. Some attribute her fall to a political platform full of contradictions.
Every year on October 1, Paraguayans prepare a traditional dish named jopará or yopará, stew type broth made out of different kinds of maize with beans and plenty bovine and...
In Mexico, nine out of ten births in private hospitals and four out of ten in public hospitals are performed via C-section, according to figures from National Health Information System.
“Me, Ex-Quota Girl, ‘Daring Bum’”: A Poor Black Brazilian Woman’s Account of How She Succeeded Against All Odds
Read the testimony of a woman who faced prejudice as a university student accepted through the Brazilian racial quota system: "It works, but makes other people feel uncomfortable."