Latest posts by Melissa Vida
"We sing without fear, we ask for justice; we shout for every disappeared woman"
After documenting land grabs in their reserve, 18 indigenous and black leaders detained in Nicaragua
Since 2015, self-trained Kriol and Rama forest rangers monitor deforestation and land grabs in the biological reserve.
The hack revealed a surplus of 6,245 positive COVID-19 cases in Nicaragua that were previously unknown to the public.
"It's a racist, predatory and murderous system that they have been selling all over the planet as the best place on earth to live."
Costa Rica became a beacon of hope for LGBT advocates throughout Central America.
The songs' mood range from solemn to humorous.
Forty years on, a locked-down El Salvador remembers the assassination of Archbishop Oscar Romero online
The archbishop was shot by a death squad at the start of El Salvador's civil war, becoming an iconic figure in the struggle against human rights violations in Latin America.
"If the forests are cut down, where are we going to get medicine?"
"What would Italy give to be in our position?"
Around Latin America, more than a million women marched against gender violence.
Morales was allegedly the kingmaker behind the candidacy of Luis Arce, the former Minister of Economy who will represent MAS in the upcoming presidential elections.
"...when journalists are silenced, the whole of society is attacked.”
The flashmob by Chilean collective Las Tesis is still making waves around the world.
"That Lydia is so shocked by her own country’s day-to-day realities gives the impression that Lydia might not be… a credible Mexican. In fact, she perceives her own country through...
Hondurans live in a narco-state whose leadership is supported by the United States and which suffers from widespread corruption, gender violence, gang control, land-grabs, and the effects of climate change.
While some Salvadorans are celebrating the opportunity to host a major championship, others claim that there are bigger priorities than the country's image abroad.
The smoke of Australia's megafires traveled 12,000 kilometers across the Pacific Ocean.
In Guatemala, an indigenous journalist was arrested under legally dubious circumstances.
While there are fewer murders in El Salvador, the government appears to show censorship tendencies towards the media and critical voices.
Activists in Belgium claim the trial is aimed at dissuading people from helping migrants by establishing an intimidating judicial precedent.