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· February, 2017

Stories about Latin America from February, 2017

3 February 2017

Marvel Meets Orishas: A Brazilian Artist Is Turning African Gods Into Superheroes

"For someone born and raised in Bahia, the African influence on our culture goes beyond the religious. It affects our habits, our speech, our food. It's part of our identity."

2 February 2017

An Argentinian Fact-Checking Initiative Enters Its Seventh Year

Chequeado.com is part of a worldwide fact-checking movement, employing a strategy popularized in the United States more than a decade ago.

1 February 2017

British Journalist Thinks The World Owes Latin America an Apology for the So-Called ‘War on Drugs’

In this story, published in two parts, Estefanía Sepúlveda Portilla interviews British journalist Johann Hari. They discuss and deconstruct the "War on Drugs" and its origins.

Women Facing Violence in Ecuador Vow to Be ‘Silent No More’

In an interview with Global Voices, the co-creators of “Silent No More” explained how they were inspired by other movements in Latin America to rally women to speak up.

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