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Stories about Venezuela
21 April 2016
Ecuador weathers a sudden mass Internet outage, insulting Tanzania's president proves costly, Twitter gets settled unsettlingly in China, and more.
5 April 2016
9 February 2016
Although they love their profession, hundreds of teachers in Gran Sabana, Venezuela, have left their classrooms to find more affordable pay in other industries.
3 February 2016
Social media activists face legal threats in Africa and Latin America, Malaysia blocks Medium over corruption coverage, and Saudi pulls back death sentence for Palestinian artist Ashraf Fayadh.
2 February 2016
What is it like to provide digital literacy workshops in countries with low Internet penetration? From Venezuela, Marianne Díaz shares her experience for the Global Voices Exchange project.
28 January 2016
In this Venezuelan youth theatre group's idiosyncratic adaptations of Greek classics, the roles shape the actors as much as the actors shape the roles.
21 January 2016
Grandmother Kueka is the genesis, the first mother in the Pemon culture, but the huge jasper stone was never returned after it was taken for an art exhibit.
The figures are clear evidence that what is happening in Venezuela’s Orinoco Delta is an epidemic—an epidemic that is threatening the survival of an entire indigenous people.
20 January 2016
Who's behind censorship and why? What happens when old social norms around gender are questioned? Danial Arzola, creator of the campaign 'I'm not a joke', answers these and other questions.
5 January 2016
In spite of having organizations devoted to their wellbeing, indigenous communities in Venezuela are faced with several very serious disadvantages.
24 December 2015
“Vitello tonnato” in Argentina, Russian salad in Venezuela and turkey in Peru. Explore the sweet and savory of the festive season in Latin America, as told by Global Voices contributors.
14 December 2015
Despite low bandwidth and a series of localized Internet outages, the Web proved critical to public discourse and circulation of information about candidates, especially those running with the opposition.
4 December 2015
The first transgender candidate in Venezuelan history hopes to reach the National Assembly and bring up issues like marriage equality and name and gender changes on identity documents.
19 November 2015
9 November 2015
It took one or two tweets to seven people, with no criminal record and active political participation, ended up in jail in Venezuela. Here are their stories.
Around 159,542 sq. km (61,600 sq. mi) of territory is disputed by Guayana and Venezuela. Indigenous groups pay a high price for living in this no man's land.
27 October 2015
Funerals held for marginalized figures and criminals in Venezuela are full of guns, booze, and violence. What is this rite of passage, and what's it mean to society?
25 September 2015
Raiza Ruiz was declared dead after being in a plane crash in the Amazon. Upon being discovered alive after several days, she found herself in an unusual legal position.
22 September 2015
2 September 2015
On social media, people spoke out against authorities' actions with hashtags such as #ParceVenezuelaTeQuiere (Venezuela loves you, friend) and #ChamoColombiaTeQuiere (Colombia loves you, dude).