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Emma Dewick

London-based Spanish to English translator. Spent time living in France, Spain, Portugal and Brazil.

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Olympics: COVID-19 widens gap between Latin America and wealthier nations

The Olympics has long been a stage for national rivalry. The Tokyo Games demonstrated the effects of the pandemic and the economic crisis on Latin America.

The French government’s U-turn on regional languages

A new law passed in May 2021 has reignited the debate around France's regional languages

#NiUnaMenos six years on: triumphs and new demands of Argentina's feminist movement

Since the first protest in 2015 under the Ni Una Menos slogan, more than 200 feminist organisations have achieved major successes and put forward a new set of demands.

A battle for information is sweeping Colombia amid nationwide protests

Journalists, K-Pop fans, and community radio stations fight to share information on the country's protests.

Forced fertility or infertility? Peruvian women still have no power over their own bodies

A few decades ago, hundreds of thousands of mainly indigenous and poor, rural women were forcibly sterilised. These days, there are other means of reproductive control.

Merkel, Macron or Biden? No, Latin America is relying on China for vaccines

"Only China helped Latin America and the countries in the region all began dancing to China's tune, not due to shared ideologies but due to the desire to resolve an...

Transgender people in El Salvador are defending their right to vote

A team of 14 people from the LGBTQI community are training those in charge of El Salvador's electoral process in order to combat discrimination, ahead of the February 28 elections.

Uruguay’s new government is prioritising security, but is it at the cost of free speech?

The Urgent Consideration Law marks a turning point in Uruguay's changing political landscape.

Five new digital media platforms for uncensored news from Colombia

In Colombia, a new generation of journalists are fighting self-censorship and investigating corruption.

The Mexican indigenous artists who are defying labels and stereotypes

"For us, the International Day of Indigenous Peoples is not a celebration of labels, customs or exoticisms, it is a day that must acknowledge the systematic attempt to erase us."

Spain's scandal-hit former king leaves the country

Spaniards reacted on Twitter with the hashtag #RepúblicaYa or #GraciasMajestad

As the health system buckles from COVID-19 pressure, Bolivians turn to herbal medicine

Bolivian ministries, news media and students advocate the healing properties of plants

French police arrest Félicien Kabuga, alleged financier of genocide in Rwanda

After 26 years on the run, Rwanda genocide suspect Félicien Kabuga was arrested in a Parisian suburb on May 16 and transferred to the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda on...

Israel appoints its first Ethiopian-born minister, Pnina Tamano-Shata

Israel has just appointed its first black minister from the Ethiopian Jewish community. Despite this encouraging gesture, the community still faces discrimination and racism in Israel.

Art as a true act of resistance: A conversation with theatre actor Juan Pablo Mazorra

"I believe that theatre will change the world, or at least one world, that of the individual."

Breaking the cycle of domestic violence made more difficult during Ecuador's quarantine

"I’ve tried to leave my partner a few times, but he became the centre of my universe. That’s why, despite everything, I stay with him".

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