Stories about North America from December, 2015
Global Voices’ community-driven newsroom worked hard this year to build understanding across borders. Take a look back at some of the people and places we learned about in 2015.
We asked our editors, authors and translators from around the world which stories published on our site in 2015 were their favorites. Here's what they said.
Luna Acharya Mulder has a rare window on the refugee psyche. Growing up, she went back and forth between two vastly different worlds--New York and refugee camps in Nepal.
Many thanks to the Global Voices members who shared photos from their celebrations and Christmas dinner tables.
In 2015, Turkey blocked 166 websites for publishing one controversial image, Thai activists knocked 5 government websites offline in a virtual "sit-in", and Mexico spent $6.3 million on surveillance software.
Mexican authorities say Adam Coleman and Dean Lucas were killed in a robbery gone wrong. Their bodies were discovered in their burnt-out van.
The Republican debate became a forum for factual inaccuracies and demonizing Iran.
Efforts by US politicians and groups concerned about the environment to engage Latino communities seem to be lagging.
She survived hunger and homelessness. Then she had to figure out her identity.
Life is full steam ahead for this resettled Syrian family, but they worry their relatives, hoping to come to the US too, may not be allowed in anytime soon.
When migrants decide to go to the US for a better future, they often rely on lenders to afford the trip, but often they became unwilling partners with the coyotes.