Latest posts by Alison Rustand
Theatre Helps Heal Wounds After Ecuador's Devastating Earthquake
Ecuadorians have found a way to heal from the damage caused by the strongest earthquake in the country's history: art, laughter, and solidarity.
Who Is to Blame for Mexico's Lack of Medals in Rio 2016?
"We only see (and criticize) the athletes. But the problem with their poor performance in #Rio2016 goes a lot deeper."
In Mexico, Rio 2016 Will be Broadcast on Digital Media, Shutting Off Open TV
Mexico and Latin America will be able to follow Rio's 2016 Olympic Games on digital media -- a novelty for the region and a loss for Open TV.
Colombia City Combines Gardening and Hip Hop to Revive Community
In one of the poorest areas of Colombia, people sing and cultivate collective memory and community empowerment.
Argentina's ‘March of the Cap’, a Movement That Won't Stay Silent on Deadly Police Brutality
"We are the guys and girls from the 'hoods, dances, and football fields, from the jails all over the country. We are the workers who fight every day for dignity".
Between Hashtags and Memes, Bolivian Leaders Push for Social Media Regulation
A draft law that would regulate social media -- with criminal consequences for its violators -- has sparked intense debates among Bolivian citizens.
Venezuela's President Finally Discovers Facebook, a Decade After the Social Network's Arrival
"I refuse to be a hypocrite or a brown-noser, you know that the country is in a bad way, due to your and your cabinet's ineptitude."
Mexicans Unanimously Welcomed Pope Francis This Weekend. Or Did They?
Millions of Mexicans were anxious to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis this weekend, during the pontiff's long-awaited visit. Not everyone is rolling out the red carpet, however.