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Danica Jorden

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Community Fights to Protect Cherished Mangrove in Cancun, Mexico

"The people, especially the young people, are trying to save the mangrove. The government lied to us. The destruction they left behind is a disgrace."

European Union Signs Controversial Deal to Deport Refugees to Turkey

The EU will turn asylum seekers of all nationalities except Syrian back to Turkey, and accept one Syrian refugee for each refugee turned back.

Europe Negotiates With Turkey to Slam the Door on Refugees

"Europe’s concern goes no further than guarding its external borders and containing people within Turkey – depriving vulnerable people and children fleeing war and persecution from seeking asylum in Europe..."

The Fight Continues to Free Detained Central American High Schoolers in the US

"Children who are doing the right things, who are in school, who are living at home with their parents, are not a priority in my opinion."

North Carolina High Schoolers Could Be Deported to “Certain Death”, Despite Teacher and School Board Opposition

The six Central American students facing deportation from the US crossed the border as minors and could be in mortal danger if sent back to their country of origin.

Venezuela's Constitutionally Protected Healthcare Not Reaching Indigenous Warao Community

In spite of having organizations devoted to their wellbeing, indigenous communities in Venezuela are faced with several very serious disadvantages.

As US Steps Up Deportations, Advocates Push for Refugee Status for Central Americans

"It doesn't matter if you are documented. You have rights in this country."

Portrait of Nobel Literary Prize Winner Pablo Neruda Sparks Debate About Rape Culture in Chile

Chilean poet Pablo Neruda included an account of a rape in his memoir. Now, an artist reimagines the author's memoir with a new title, "I Confess That I Have Raped."

Donald Trump's Spat with News Anchor Jorge Ramos Highlights His Xenophobic Message

"It's a grave error not to take Trump seriously. His ideas are very dangerous. Many millions of Americans think the way he does, and this is what is very dangerous".

Argentinians Keep the Memory of Dictatorship Victims Alive on the Web

For almost 40 years, Argentinian human rights movements have fought to preserve the memory of their disappeared loved ones, a struggle that has adapted for the Web 2.0 era.

Search Coordinator for Ayotzinapa Students Assasinated

Mexico: “We Are the Problem Because We Disturb the Government and the Narcos”

“How many journalists have been murdered, and what has come of it? How many students, activists, and human rights defenders have been killed, picked up, or disappeared?"

‘Stereotypes Are Another Unregulated Way to Commit Violence Against Nicaraguan Women’

Same-Sex Couples in Mexico Win Another Victory Against Discrimination

"In this sense, the First Chamber reaffirmed that there exists no rational justification to deny access to marriage to homosexual couples..."

A New Mesoamerican Film and Radio Festival Is Spreading the Word About Indigenous Struggles

The First Mesoamerican Community Film and Radio Festival began on June 10 in Oaxaca and will continue on to various countries in the region from later in June.

Mexico’s Independent Media Crackdown Threatens Indigenous Radio in Oaxaca

Community radio stations devoted to indigenous groups in Mexico once more confront governmental limitations on their work, facing off against elites with a distinct set of political ambitions.

Can Abortion Be Discussed in Medellín's Metro?

Argentinians Organize Online to Demonstrate Against Femicides

#IFellAsleepToo: Sleeping Latin American Doctors Go Viral

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