Carlos holds a Master's degree in Political Science from the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences – FLACSO in Ecuador and a Bachelor's degree in Communication Sciences (Peru). He has 22 years of experience in journalism and radio, with emphasis in community and public radio. He has worked in international media such as the Asociación Latinoamericana de Educación Radiofónica, ALER; and national media such as Radio Pública del Ecuador, Pichincha Universal and FLACSO Radio (online media). He is currently a member of Connectas Hub's Regional Editorial Team.
Latest posts by Carlos E. Flores
"Most politicians resort to the tactic of hiring an advertising agency to campaign, but the troll center is part of the deal."
Whether under the table or by legal means, organisations fear that the government will try to control telecommunications, especially during massive protests.
"There is a fear of the knowledge of the computer security and cybersecurity community.”
It is necessary to question the notion that the media have full and free space to act, without threats, in Ecuador.
"The millions of dollars being spent on video surveillance and facial recognition technologies is increasing."
"Although COVID-19 dampened participation in many countries, women still raised their voices on the streets on different continents, especially as the pandemic has worsened inequalities faced by women."
Investigative project by four digital media platforms from Ecuador and Guatemala collects data on “pro-life” groups.
The year 2020 was marked by the role of feminist and social movements in helping bring about immense political changes in Latin America and the Caribbean despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
"We are fed up, we are tired of the social debt, of the State debt, of the commodification of the struggle of trans people."
The aim of the COVID-19 online tracker is to understand which communities are in need of aid during the pandemic.
"We aren't inherently vulnerable; it's the State that makes these populations vulnerable."
More than 550 people registered for a hackathon to find solutions for Ecuador's post-COVID-19 future.
“We are about to celebrate 20 years since the decriminalization of homosexuality, but we must decriminalize homosexuality in people’s minds and hearts..."
The legal context that seeks justice for "de-homosexualization clinics" is insufficient in combating the impunity that protects those responsible for facilitating the existence of these centers of forced confinement.
20 Years After the Decriminalization of Homosexuality in Ecuador, the LGBTI Community Continues to Be Punished
In the first part of this series, we gather testimonies that show how the forced confinement of LGBTI people contradicts recent legal evolutions that affirm citizens' rights.