Latin America – Global Voices
Citizen media stories from around the world
One year on, Brazil's ‘unrestricted outsourcing’ law fails to create jobs
(15/11/2018 @ 04:41)
A recent Federal Supreme Court's decision to approve unrestricted outsourcing may lead to job instability in Brazil.
Who is Sérgio Moro, the Brazilian judge who sentenced former president Lula and will be Bolsonaro's ‘superminister'?
(13/11/2018 @ 23:46)
Moro is a controversial figure, seen by some as a symbol of the fight against corruption, but by others as having taken partisan actions in persecuting certain figures.
Arrival of the ‘migrant caravan’ lays bare Mexico's own anti-immigration side
(13/11/2018 @ 14:20)
"Mexico has a long and proud tradition of open doors to persecuted people, in exile, or victims of violence [...] Why are there first and second class exiles and refugees?"
Amid police raids and vigilante threats, Brazilians fear for freedom of expression in public universities
(10/11/2018 @ 11:34)
"There is an empowerment of conservative ideas inside of the state apparatus that is very, very dangerous."
Is Jair Bolsonaro another Rodrigo Duterte? It's more complicated than you think
(10/11/2018 @ 11:20)
As Brazilians prepare for a Bolsonaro presidency, they'd do well to look at the Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte's two and a half years in office.
Volunteers chronicle the lives of murdered Colombian activists in words and drawings
(07/11/2018 @ 10:23)
"Postales para la memoria" (postcards for memory) is a collaborative project in which illustrators and writers volunteer to draw portraits and write short biographies of the murdered activists.
From football fans to bookworms: the many faces of Brazil's resistance
(05/11/2018 @ 08:53)
We have listed here a few of the Brazil headlines that didn't make it across to English-speaking media.
Lynch mobs in India, fake news in Brazil â€” when disinformation goes viral, should Facebook take action?
(01/11/2018 @ 20:30)
Facebook may still not know its power when it comes to disinformation.
Netizen Report: How WhatsApp (and $3 million) helped carry Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro to victory
(01/11/2018 @ 17:26)
The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.
Brazilian journalists face hacking, doxxing and other threats as election draws near
(27/10/2018 @ 18:24)
141 cases of threats and violence against journalists have been registered during the coverage of 2018 elections.
Online stories of the Venezuelan exodus
(26/10/2018 @ 11:21)
The difficult exodus from Venezuela to other countries in the region can be followed through the stories and recommendations of those who have already left the country.
Interactive maps become a tool to fight crime in Mexico
(24/10/2018 @ 12:25)
Collaborations such as the use of interactive mapping tools reflect the situation of citizens living with security issues. These citizen tools are a practical response to the problem.
Education in transition: how transgender teachers are transforming schools in Brazil and Colombia
(23/10/2018 @ 07:26)
"It's a healing pedagogy because it tries to repair the wounds of hate, anger, and discrimination that everyone who has a body experiences in school, not only transgender people."
Will fake news carry Brazil's favored far-right candidate to victory?
(12/10/2018 @ 21:25)
Facebook and WhatsApp have seen a flurry of false and misleading posts promoting Jair Bolsonaro, who is likely to be Brazil's next president.
The 19th century best-selling author excluded by the Brazilian Academy of Letters
(12/10/2018 @ 14:16)
Writer and novelist Jàºlia Lopes de Almeida was "the first and most emblematic example of [an] institutional vacuum caused by the gender barrier" in Brazil.
Dernière mise à jour : 14/11/2018 @ 04:30