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In Ecuador, an old family home is revamped as a residence for young mothers

"Some arrived with very low self-esteem and are now more confident and have started to feel more optimistic about their future."

Mexico's Appeal for an Impartial Federal Prosecutor General

Mexico's ruling party wants one of its members to become the Federal Prosecutor General. Many believe this represents a conflict of interest.

The Three Kings Is One of Puerto Rico's Most Loved Traditions

One of the main traditions associated with the Three King's Day are the 'Promesas', or the tradition of asking the Kings to intervene in a moment of need

A Revolution of Music and Poetry From Behind the Computer Screens of Nicaragua

Blogger Heydi Ortega argues that today's Nicaraguan youths are in a unique position, beset with a new generation's troubles, and poised for revolutionary actions, if they're willing.

Inspired by Ancient Traditions, Women in Latin America Embrace Natural Gynecology

Women are incorporating ancient teachings of self-care into their modern-day lives. The idea isn't to abandon medical professionals, but rather be aware of all the options available.

Latin American Art Show in Italy Promotes Compassion for Refugees and Immigrants

MirgrArte Postale explores immigration through 125 art postcards by 96 artists from 14 countries.

Latin America and Spain Come Together on Columbus Day to Discuss Past and Present on Twitter

"In 1492 the indigenous peoples were expelled from their lands. In 2015, the same. There is still so much to do."

The Story of Raiza Ruiz, Declared Dead While Very Much Alive

Raiza Ruiz was declared dead after being in a plane crash in the Amazon. Upon being discovered alive after several days, she found herself in an unusual legal position.

Preteen Mother’s Dangerous Labor Revives Concerns About Abortion Rights in Paraguay

Outrage in the wake of an 11-year-old raped by her stepfather being refused an abortion by authorities in Paraguay.

Argentina Has Had Decades of Democracy, So Why Do the Disappearances Continue?

Despite 32 years of democracy, thousands of people—particularly women and young girls—are still unaccounted for in Argentina. And more keep disappearing.

Dismissal of Mexico Coach Sparks Debate Over Freedom of Speech

A dispute between a Mexican football coach and a sports reporter who criticized him has resulted in physical assault and sparked a debate about the freedom of speech.

Will the Victims of Pinochet's Tyranny Finally Get Justice?

"I think this pact of silence breaking apart after so many years is a milestone for our country. It's a before and after in the struggle for human rights."

Need to Thank the Saints? Mexico Has You Covered

Retablitos, a form of popular art in Mexico made to give thanks for miracles, reflect people's daily anxieties and social realities. You can find collections of them online.

Nicaragua Mourns Three Family Members Killed by Police in High Speed Pursuit

The death of three family members is the latest tragedy staining Nicaragua's National Police force. The country's outrage might be here to stay.

One Puerto Rican Island's 135-Year History of Struggle and Victory

A short documentary by the monthly newspaper Diálogo commemorates the 40 years since the people of Culebra expelled the US Navy and 135 years since the island municipality was founded.

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