Latin America – Global Voices
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Under Peà±a Nieto, Mexican journalists endured threats, killings — and digital surveillance, say researchers
(17/01/2019 @ 12:04)
"If they killed Javier Valdez [the] most protected member in the field, what can the rest of us expect? It is as if we all have a target on our backs.""Si matan a Javier Valdez, [...] el mà¡s protegido del gremio: ¿qué puede esperar el resto? Es como si a todos nos hubieran puesto un blanco en el pecho."
A year-long rotating Twitter campaign will share the voices of 50 indigenous language digital activists
(15/01/2019 @ 18:55)
Join Rising Voices as we celebrate linguistic diversity during the International Year of Indigenous Languages, with a Twitter campaign amplifying the experiences of indigenous language digital activists in Latin America
Venezuela's crisis of political legitimacy has rocked Wikipedia — and might have led to its blocking
(15/01/2019 @ 16:42)
Venezuelan Wikipedians are at war over a question rattling the country: Who has legitimate claim to the presidency?
A community newspaper won't let Brazil forget its worst environmental disaster
(14/01/2019 @ 15:07)
The newspaper was born out of a workshop with a local photo agency, where survivors raised concerns about the way Brazil's mainstream media was telling their stories.
A plane carrying seven indigenous people disappeared in the Amazon rainforest, but few in Brazil are talking about it
(03/01/2019 @ 16:24)
The search for survivors was suspended by the Air Force after 15 days. Despite being noted by some media outlets, the case is almost undiscussed in the country.
Latin America's year of political struggle and unexpected displays of solidarity
(31/12/2018 @ 15:50)
Elections, migration, community support and social struggle. Another turn of the screw for Latin America and its people.
Censored in 2018: Protest videos, court verdicts, real news â€” and Peppa Pig
(31/12/2018 @ 14:51)
From blocked websites to revoked media licenses to account shutdowns, censorship comes in many forms. Here are a few we saw in 2018.
How the comics of Marcelo D'Salete helps us understand Brazil's past and present
(28/12/2018 @ 09:26)
"It could help change mentalities regarding the treatment of the diverse groups that we have in Brazil, countering a hegemonic vision, which frames these groups in different and unequal positions."
Venezuelans shudder at news of biometric ID deal with Chinese tech giant
(27/12/2018 @ 13:31)
The Reuters report that revealed the role of Chinese company ZTE in Venezuela shook the networks but surprised just a few.
Over 500 women accuse superstar psychic in Brazil of sexual abuse
(19/12/2018 @ 12:27)
Joà£o de Deus attracted hundreds of people to his spiritual center every day and once counseled North American TV host Oprah Winfrey.
The case for the mate emoji and why it's important for South America
(18/12/2018 @ 18:23)
This South American drink beloved by millions is very close to making its way into the emoji lexicon.
Oaxacan women learn essential photo skills to reframe their lives
(18/12/2018 @ 14:07)
Over a weekend in November 2018, 25 young girls from Oaxaca learned about photography techniques from instructors of the Museum of Photographic Arts.
For the first time, a digital security app is available in Aymara thanks to Bolivian language activists
(10/12/2018 @ 08:33)
"For us, language is our identity. If we lose our language, we lose our traditions, our culture, our stories, our ancestral knowledge -- we lose everything."
AMLO, Mexico's new pacifist president, will create a militarised police force to fight street crime
(04/12/2018 @ 05:24)
As Mexico enters the twelfth year of its armed conflict, the president-elect sparks controversy proposing to militarize the police.
‘The Little Prince’ now speaks Tsotsil
(28/11/2018 @ 16:08)
"Ch'in Ajvali" was released in November 2018 by the independent Argentinian publisher Los Injunables, which published an Aymara translation of the same book in 2016.
Dernière mise à jour : 20/01/2019 @ 12:52