Latin America – Global Voices
Citizen media stories from around the world
Mexico's ‘Mama Africa’ Welcomes Migrants on a Long Journey
(23/04/2017 @ 06:00)
An unmarked hotel along the Mexico-Guatemala border has become a frequent stop for weary migrants from parts of Africa and Haiti heading north.
A Colombian Philosopher Explores the Alternatives to Overusing Mother Nature
(22/04/2017 @ 15:18)
"It might sound like a cliché: 'We must unite to face worldly problems', but that unity is necessary. Divided peoples don't win."
A Sà£o Paulo City Councilor Surprised Schools With an Inspection for ‘Leftist Indoctrination’
(21/04/2017 @ 12:31)
Fernando Holiday was inspired by the Escola Sem Partido (School Without Party) campaign, which divides opinion in Brazil.
Netizen Report: Mexican Journalists Were Threatened Online, Then Killed
(20/04/2017 @ 17:40)
Kashmiris see more cuts to basic communications services, a Japanese artist gets fined for her 3D vagina art, and Thailand tells Facebookers to "unfollow" state critics.
Puerto Ricans Hold a ‘Vigil for Light and Truth’ to Demand an Audit of Public Debt
(20/04/2017 @ 13:34)
"The people of Puerto Rico refuse to pay a debt that is not ours. We will not choose between education or healthcare. Our elders will not have their pensions reduced."
For Venezuela's Government, Protesting Is “Terrorism”
(19/04/2017 @ 13:28)
"The money is never enough, there are no medicines, and the streets are full of criminals, and you won't let me protests on top of it all?"
“Bodies Die, Countries Don't”: What the Venezuela Crisis Takes Away From Us
(19/04/2017 @ 11:56)
"Two years ago..there wasn't yet talk of people searching for food in the trash. Now, they not only look for it, but fight over it."
So You'd Like to Start Computing in Your Own Language
(17/04/2017 @ 00:28)
Twelve tips for free software localization for minoritized and indigenous languages.
A Healthy Food Movement Is Gaining Momentum in Paraguay
(15/04/2017 @ 04:19)
In this first article we present a summary of the series "To eat better", which follows Paraguayans fighting for the right to adequate food and responsible use of land.
Netizen Report: Censorship Spikes After Venezuela's â€˜Self-Inflicted Coup'
(13/04/2017 @ 15:36)
Venezuelan journalists face rising threats amid protests, Russia blocks Zello, and Southeast Asian lawmakers use â€˜fake news' fears to justify censorship.
The Convenient Uses of Mexico's “Foreign Enemy” Doctrine
(13/04/2017 @ 13:46)
"The doctrine, before being imparted to its recipients, came with a dose of shock therapy, plus several months amplifying the panic-ridden discourse in the United States prior to the elections."
These Are the Contributions to Science Made by 10 Latin American Women
(12/04/2017 @ 13:08)
The stories and contributions of ten female Latin American scientists in this work show the importance of women in the field of investigation and the world of work
Venezuelan Migrants Face Prejudice and Bureaucracy in Northern Brazil
(12/04/2017 @ 10:21)
Economic crisis and food shortages in Venezuela have sparked a wave of migrants into Brazil, which is now struggling to respond and meet humanitarian needs.
As Protests Escalate, Web TV and News Sites Are Censored in Venezuela
(07/04/2017 @ 15:56)
Multiple web TV channels that had been broadcasting protests in Caracas have been inaccessible since the morning of April 7.
News Website Cameraman Arrested While Broadcasting Protests in Venezuela
(07/04/2017 @ 13:16)
"Almost 30,000 people were watching the VPITV broadcast on YouTube when the Bolivarian National Police took the cameraman."
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