Latin America – Global Voices
Citizen media stories from around the world
An Afro-Colombian Model on “Social Bleaching”
(22/05/2017 @ 17:18)
"I wonder how many children "whiten" themselves socially without even realizing it. They are...ignorant of their ancestors and of the people who fought so history wouldn't repeat itself."
A Photographer Shines Light on the Abuse Women Suffer at Illegal ‘Conversion Therapy’ Clinics in Ecuador
(22/05/2017 @ 08:00)
"My first thought was that it could be me held there and told that, as a gay woman, I needed to change."
‘No to Silence': Javier Valdez's Murder Highlights Persistent Perils for Mexican Journalists
(21/05/2017 @ 10:15)
Seven journalists have been murdered in Mexico this year. Since 2012, less than one percent of attacks on journalists have resulted in a criminal conviction.
Argentines Rally Against Ruling That Could Shorten Prison Sentences of Dictatorship-Era Criminals
(19/05/2017 @ 12:47)
"Argentina cannot go backwards on human rights issues. The message of impunity cannot invade our streetsâ
For Some Mexicans, a Presidential Hopeful Bears Worrying Similarities to Venezuela's Maduro
(19/05/2017 @ 06:34)
"It's no wonder people continue to believe in AMLO, if in Venezuela there are still those that continue believe in Nicolà¡s Maduro, there are naive people everywhere"
President Maduro Threatened This Venezuelan Journalist on Twitter, Then His Passport Was Suddenly Declared “Invalid”
(18/05/2017 @ 15:46)
César Miguel Rondón was detained at the airport, and his whole family's passports were declared invalid.
Meet the Alliance Managing Mexico's Mayan Rainforest
(18/05/2017 @ 06:32)
âAlianza Selva Maya,â which includes five communal lands and 1,250 families, promotes rural development based on good forest-resource management.
Dresden Musicians Take Reagan's Advice for Gorbachev to the U.S.-Mexican Border
(16/05/2017 @ 12:22)
To protest against the border wall that divides the U.S. and Mexico, Germany's Dresden Symphonic Orchestra will stage an international concert with musicians on June 3, 2017, at the border.
A Global Call for Justice Unites Artists in Guatemala
(16/05/2017 @ 04:32)
It's been two months since 41 girls burned to death in a fire at a state-run home for children. But Guatemalan authorities have been slow to act.
Bangladesh: Where Heavy Metal Dies at the Doorstep
(14/05/2017 @ 06:49)
Heavy metal fans in Bangladesh were heartbroken after Brazilian death metal bands Krisiun and NervoChaos were forbidden from performing at their sold-out concert in the capital Dhaka.
Why 78 Asylum-Seekers Marched to the US Border, Even Though Their Requests Will Probably Be Denied
(13/05/2017 @ 06:00)
Guatemalan, Nicaraguan, Salvadoran and Honduran migrants participated in the Caravan of Refugees to advocate for the right to request asylum.
Chronicles of A Concerned Venezuelan: The Scars of History
(11/05/2017 @ 15:25)
"What is Venezuela right now? Who are we, the Venezuelans who have survived this historic defeat?"
What the Resistance to Trump Can Learn From Latin America
(11/05/2017 @ 12:13)
After decades of struggle, four lessons that movements in Latin America can teach those in the United States organizing against their own authoritarian leader, President Donald Trump.
A Femicide in Mexico Prompts Women to Imagine ‘If They Killed Me’
(10/05/2017 @ 04:54)
"If they kill me, they will slander and criminalize me. It will be for something that I did or did not do, it does not matter."
The Ghost Towns Left Behind by Cuba's Shuttered Sugar Mills
(09/05/2017 @ 04:34)
What happened in the Cuban sugar towns after the mills of its primary industry were dismantled?
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