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Melissa Vida · March, 2020

I am a freelance journalist based in Mexico City and cover Central America for Global Voices.

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Latest posts by Melissa Vida from March, 2020

27 March 2020

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.

19 March 2020

‘Protecting forests is crucial to cure pandemics,’ indigenous leaders say

"If the forests are cut down, where are we going to get medicine?"

14 March 2020

With no officially confirmed cases, El Salvador locks itself down to prevent COVID-19

"What would Italy give to be in our position?"

9 March 2020

In photos: #8M throughout Latin America

Around Latin America, more than a million women marched against gender violence.