Rituals, reflections, poetic “assaults”… From May 17 to 23, 2013, the first Latin American Congress of Community Living Cultures [es] will invade the streets of La Paz, Bolivia. The city will host government representatives from Brazil and Colombia, along with more than one thousand activists.
Below are posts about citizen media in Spanish. Don't miss Global Voices en Español, where Global Voices posts are translated into Spanish! Read about our Lingua project to learn more about how Global Voices content is being translated into other languages.
Featured stories about Spanish
In Venezuela, Still No Justice in Indigenous Leader's Murder
6 May 2013
Venezuela's Election Results Show Weakened Chavismo
17 April 2013
Venezuela's Post-election Tension Escalates
16 April 2013
Argentina: Floods in Buenos Aires Leave 35 Dead
4 April 2013
Europe for the People, Not the Markets
29 March 2013
Latest stories about Spanish
18 May 2013
Amid protests and strikes by workers seeking better pensions, Bolivian lawmakers approved legislation that allows President Evo Morales to run for re-election in December 2014.
17 May 2013
At the age of 87, the last Argentinean dictator sentenced for crimes against humanity, Jorge Rafael VIdela, died in jail.
16 May 2013
Tension is growing in Bolivia as miners, teachers, health service workers and public university staff -all affiliated to the Central Workers Union- are on strike since May 6 demanding an increase in their retirement pension scheme.
14 May 2013
The Catholic Church filed a claim against the Dominican Association for Family Welfare (Profamilia) to withdraw their advertising campaign, "Your sexual and reproductive rights are human rights."
The children of "El cuarto hocico", a virtual animal protection group in the form of a blog created by children from Orba de Muel school (Spain), offered the nuns of the La Aguilera monastery all their money, 1000€, so they would discard the idea of holding a bullfight to raise funds.
9 May 2013
The severe drought that is affecting Panama has motivated the government to take several measures, including suspending classes in public and private schools.
7 May 2013
The alleged accidental explosion of a gas tanker caused the death of at least 19 people in the Greater Mexico City.
A YouTube video featuring an Andalusian Spanish blogger criticizing xenophobic attitudes in Spain toward the region of Catalonia has gone viral.
3 May 2013
In local movie theaters since April 11, 2013, Peruvian feature film “Asu mare” is about to set a record. In just three weeks of screening amidst praises and criticism, more than two million spectators have seen the movie.
2 May 2013
U.S. President Barack Obama began his trip through Mexico and Costa Rica with the intention of addressing vitally important themes for the region that include the expansion of commerce and economic and energy cooperation, as well as issues of security, immigration, government and control of illegal drug trafficking.