Latin America – Global Voices
Citizen media stories from around the world
Venezuelans say they are unable to access key Google services
(21/09/2018 @ 02:41)
Reports of new Internet blocks sound alarms and point to a possible escalation in communication and information control.
Will Brazil's forthcoming data protection law actually protect peoples’ privacy rights?
(20/09/2018 @ 10:34)
The president vetoed the creation of an independent authority that would oversee the law's implementation.
While some Brazilians tried to school Germans on Nazism, others apologized in shame
(20/09/2018 @ 08:11)
Were the Nazis socialists? A video posted by a German Consulate in Brazil has reignited discussion among Brazilians of this historical misconception.
In a blow against impunity, Guatemala's top court rules in favor of the return of UN anti-corruption commissioner
(17/09/2018 @ 14:11)
"The eyes of the world should be put on Guatemala as the country goes through a key moment of their history"
Indigenous telecommunications network in Mexico to provide telephone and internet services via satellite
(14/09/2018 @ 09:59)
The first indigenous telecommunications network to provide mobile and Internet services in Mexico's rural communities will expand its services via satélite technology, enabling it to reach the most remote areas.
Cubans can now join public debates on new Constitution through digital platforms
(11/09/2018 @ 17:36)
"In a space like this no one has to ask to speak up, there is no schedule for debate."
What an attack on a far-right presidential candidate means for Brazil politics
(10/09/2018 @ 09:55)
The attack was only the latest episode of a political drama plagued by violence and impunity.
It is women who bear the brunt of the Venezuelan crisis
(07/09/2018 @ 13:22)
"In Venezuela, the term 'feminism' has been consumed, abused and above all, distorted by [those] in power."
Nauta Hogar: A tool for Cuban entrepreneurs
(07/09/2018 @ 13:20)
The Nauta Hogar Internet program is a step forward, but it is still not the solution for Cuban businesses in the technology sector.
Brazil grieves as its oldest treasures turn to ashes in National Museum fire
(05/09/2018 @ 13:48)
"This year, the government's total investment in the National Museum equals a quarter of what each Congressmen's budget to hire advisors."
Nicaragua's diaspora activists bear a ‘double burden’
(27/08/2018 @ 08:53)
The political and emotional challenges of diaspora activism are complex: "Receiving news firsthand also means feeling it firsthand."
A new law threatens artistic expression in Cuba
(22/08/2018 @ 11:25)
"Your censorship is in the closure of concerts...It was always there, you only legalized it. Then you accuse us of politicizing art...Stop already with the repression...."
Venezuelan education and the specter of ideology
(21/08/2018 @ 00:50)
"I imagine Venezuela's [next] generation. . . A generation for whom dissent goes against the idea of the nation. A country of indoctrination, without arguments or debate. A silent country."
Latin America is the deadliest region on Earth — and this YouTube series wants to know why
(16/08/2018 @ 14:56)
Run by young reporters from the 130-year-old Colombian newspaper El Espectador, La Pulla combines hard analyzes with a raw sense of humor to delve into complex topics.
Introducing Ursal — Union of Socialist Republics of Latin America, Brazil's latest meme craze
(16/08/2018 @ 09:38)
Brazil's internet has turned an obscure far-right conspiracy theory on its head.
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