I am the Latin America Editor of Global Voices. I also write Undertones, Global Voices’ Civic Media Observatory's newsletter.
These past few years I have been a freelance journalist covering Central America, religion, human rights and the environment for different international media. I also founded the newsletter Central American News.
Latest posts by Melissa Vida from July, 2022
In a country grappling with bringing elite military forces to justice for war crimes, this video game seeks to make the Army seem more likeable.
The repeal of Roe v. Wade "is a reminder that all over the world, rights can be challenged at any time and may be at risk of being rolled back in a conservative regime."
Only a few years after women were allowed to vote in Argentina, a group of recently graduated women students built the country's first programming language.
These seven famous memes and caricatures give insight into some of Colombia's public opinion on the historic triumph of the political left.