Latin America – Global Voices
Citizen media stories from around the world
âLanguage is also a form of resistanceâ
(25/06/2019 @ 09:06)
"As a citizen of the Mexican State, I demand that my language, our languages ââand peoples, have the same opportunities to survive and exist without the fear of being extinguished. "
‘Silence and invisibility hide under the sham that is Mexico's racial intermixing’
(22/06/2019 @ 09:05)
"Intermixing as biopolitics denied the existence of black communities in this land."
(17/06/2019 @ 15:12)
"Displacement has no particular citizenship. It comes on a slow, malarial boat, or dropped from the sky on small islands buffeted by storms in the Caribbean, our common sea."
Visas now required for Venezuelans as Trinidad and Tobago concludes migrant registration process
(14/06/2019 @ 21:20)
A group of protestors outside a registration centre in the nation's capital called for the "closure of the borders" of the twin-island nation.
Paraguay's road to democracy is slowed down by its political ghosts
(13/06/2019 @ 08:22)
"Although Paraguay transitioned to a democracy in the years after the dictatorship ended, subsequent elections saw circles close to Stroessner stay in power"
A decree by President Bolsonaro could threaten civil society group investigating deaths under Brazil's military dictatorship
(11/06/2019 @ 08:58)
An order ending Brazil's civil society committees has raised alarms in the Perus Working Group, which investigates human remains found at a 1970s cemetery in the suburbs of Sà£o Paulo.
Argentina resumes the fight for legal abortion with new draft bill
(10/06/2019 @ 12:27)
In 2018, Argentina's Senate rejected a bill that would legalize abortion in the South American country. Will it be different this time?
Trinidad and Tobago registers Venezuelan asylum-seekers to legalise their status
(04/06/2019 @ 07:36)
The two-week-long initiative, which began on May 31, 2019, will afford undocumented Venezuelans amnesty so that they can be put on record and be legally recognised in Trinidad and Tobago.
This ‘cholita’ drag challenges gender and folklore stereotypes from the Argentine periphery
(25/05/2019 @ 15:55)
"It is not the same to be a white gay [man] from the city than a brown gay [man], with body that is not normative, with an indigenous face..."
Journalists, YouTubers, and politicians join forces in Colombia against the killings of social leaders
(24/05/2019 @ 18:04)
Social media influencers are trying to draw attention to the struggle of leaders in rural areas to those in connected urban spaces.
The beauty of Afro-Peruvian women through Ayleen Dàaz's illustrations
(20/05/2019 @ 17:34)
"By drawing different body types and different hair textures, I want people to learn how everything is beautiful."
Why are Colombian indigenous peoples protesting against President Ivan Duque?
(18/05/2019 @ 02:04)
Indigenous people in Colombia have organized national protests against President Duque's new development plan, joining forces with other civil society groups like afro-Colombians, small-scale farmers, labor unions and students.
Netizen Report: Amid WhatsApp attacks, advocates launch legal challenge against Israeli malware maker
(17/05/2019 @ 18:22)
Spyware makers exploit a security flaw in WhatsApp, Singapore bans false information and Somalia plans to shut down social media during school exams.
Brazilians took to the streets to protest Bolsonaro's education cuts
(17/05/2019 @ 14:24)
From Sà£o Paulo to the Amazon, thousands of Brazilians went out on May 15 to defend public education.
Bolsonaro's new gun decree could put reporters in danger, says journalism association
(14/05/2019 @ 16:55)
"With the stroke of a pen, Bolsonaro transformed reporters into targets of criminals."
Dernière mise à jour : 24/06/2019 @ 10:01