Latin America – Global Voices
Citizen media stories from around the world
Initiatives for Environmental Activism Take Off in Cuba
(17/12/2017 @ 15:15)
The Center for Education and Promotion for Sustainable Development is a commitment to participatory environmental management and political ecology in Cuba.
Honduran Electoral Controversy Resolved, but the Crisis is Far from Over
(16/12/2017 @ 08:34)
"The people are in the streets because they can't take it anymore. Because they denied people their rights."
This Brazilian Doctor Says Science Has Evolved, but Stigma Against HIV Remains
(02/12/2017 @ 02:24)
"The voices of people living with HIV are neglected by the media, which often portrays them as victims, or examples not to be followed, under the auspices of promoting prevention"
An Affordable University Education Is at Risk in Post-Hurricane Puerto Rico
(24/11/2017 @ 09:51)
"The government and the university's administration have more than the necessary excuses to continue the privatization of the UPR and the access of education"
The Young Musicians From “Symphony for Peru” Touched Souls at Madrid's Royal Theater
(22/11/2017 @ 20:01)
The organization, created by renowned Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Flórez to take music to disadvantaged youth, expanded its work to Spain, to show how they "sing, play, grow!"
Mezcal: The Rebirth of a Traditional Mexican Drink
(17/11/2017 @ 13:16)
After having been considered an underappreciated drink, mezcal is finally found in the most chic bars on the planet and bartenders are giving it the recognition it deserves.
Argentine Documentary ‘Education in Motion’ Spotlights Grassroots Learning in Latin America
(17/11/2017 @ 02:03)
"The people know very well that the school is here, conquered by the struggle, it is in struggle and lives in struggle."
“Cementazo” Scandal Tarnishes Costa Rican Presidential Election
(16/11/2017 @ 11:24)
The "cementazo", roughly translated as "huge cement blow", is a corruption case tarnishing the presidential election in one of the most institutionally stable countries in Latin America.
With a Little Help From Humans, the Caribbean's Birds Are Attempting a Post-Hurricane Comeback
(16/11/2017 @ 09:49)
Wildlife suffers from the effects of natural disasters too, and after the tough 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, conservationists across the Caribbean are helping bird populations to be resilient.
In a Video Testimony, Mothers Expose Horrible Situation Inside a Venezuelan Children's Hospital
(12/11/2017 @ 12:35)
For many of the families affected, the true epidemic is the mismanagement of the government.
A One-Two Punch of Natural Disasters in Cuba's Camagà¼ey
(08/11/2017 @ 17:30)
Hurricanes go, but in Camagà¼ey the victims stay. Irma was the final blow after the tornado that battered them on 29 August 2017.
Mexican Attorney General's Short Tenure Criticized for ‘Constant Impunity’
(03/11/2017 @ 11:47)
"It's important to remember that during Cervantes' time in position, impunity in cases of attacks against #FreedomOfExpression was constant"
Miss Peru Pageant Protests Gender Violence to International Applause, but not all Peruvians Are Clapping
(02/11/2017 @ 12:48)
"[If] Miss Peru really cared for the well being of Peruvian women [...] they would use that airtime in something more productive than having yet another 'beauty' queen..."
Despite Victories, the Fight for Afro-Mexican Recognition Has a Way to Go
(02/11/2017 @ 07:27)
"There are those who say...we are all Mexican and to think differently is to be discriminatory or racist. Those who assert this surely have not had their rights violated."
After 121 Years, the First Indigenous Singer Performs at Brazil's Teatro Amazonas
(31/10/2017 @ 11:19)
The theatre was built in the late 19th century with the wealth from rubber exploitation in the Amazon, which brought devastation for the indigenous communities in the forested region.
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