Stories from 1 May 2015
Global Voices looks at how social media campaigns are helping to shame affluent Mexicans for rude behavior that insults and sometimes even injures ordinary citizens.
The riots in Baltimore is the latest chapter of a seemingly endless story of police aggression towards young black men in the US.
This text is part of the 49th edition of #LunesDeBlogsGV (Monday of blogs on GV) on April 13, 2015. Underage pregnancy has been rising in Ecuador for the past several years, while abortion even in cases of rape or incest remains criminalized. According to the State Prosecutor, 98 percent of rapes in Ecuador last year occurred...
A visual artist exposes the troubling impact of poverty, oppression, colonialism, and injustice in the Philippines.
How an independent Russian journalist averted the forced marriage of a 17-year-old Chechen girl to a high-ranking, 57-year-old police official.
Two of Russia’s leading opposition parties recently announced the formation a "democratic alliance" with plans to run on a joint ticket in upcoming regional and national elections.
A local newspaper reports 213 people were injured. The Paraná state government, however, claims only 160 were hurt.
Once you hear this Central Asian ode to the iPhone, you won't be able to un-hear it.