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Stories about Latin America

28 November 2014

Mexican Performers and Illustrators Humanize Missing Ayotzinapa Students

Actors and illustrators are dedicating work to the missing student teachers in an effort to humanize them beyond the oft-cited number 43.

24 November 2014

Venezuela: Draft Law Would Criminalize Online Protest, Remove Checks on Surveillance

Global Voices Advocacy

Under the law, a person using digital media to “promote or attack the constitutional order” or “disrupt public peace” could face between one and five years behind bars.

Colombians Push for Peace After Kidnapping Derails FARC Talks

"It is difficult to achieve peace when bullets are flying."

21 November 2014

Murder of Beauty Queen and Her Sister Reminds Honduras of the Horror of Machismo Violence

After police announced they had found the women's bodies, Twitter users expressed their grief over the sad news.

19 November 2014

The New York Times Joins Clamor to Change US Policy Toward Cuba

The newspaper has called on President Obama to make a litany of changes to the country's foreign policy toward its Caribbean neighbor, including ending its embargo and resuming diplomatic relations.

15 November 2014

GV Face: Seeking Justice for Mexico's Missing #Ayotzinapa Students

In this video hangout, Global Voices' Mexico team and partners discuss the Ayotzinapa story and its ramifications for Mexico's political and social fabric.

14 November 2014

Bodies Found in Southwest Mexico Aren't Those of Missing Ayotzinapa Students

Argentinian forensic experts say remains discovered in a garbage dump don't match the identities of the 43 student teachers who disappeared in September after being attacked by police and criminals.

13 November 2014

See Rio de Janeiro's Favelas Through the Lens of Young Residents’ Pinhole Cameras

The "Mão na Lata" (Hand on can) project challenges teenagers from Complexo da Maré to document their community's daily life with pinhole cameras made from powdered milk cans.

Venezuela: E-Commerce Bill Would Give Authorities New Avenue for Online Censorship

Global Voices Advocacy

The first draft of the e-commerce bill grants the telecommunications authority new powers to block websites found in breach of the bill's restrictions.

9 November 2014

Outrage as Mexico's Attorney General Says Missing Ayotzinapa Students Are Dead

Jesus Murillo Karam based his declaration on confessions from three hit men. But the bodies haven't been identified, and Mexicans are growing #tired of the government's handling of the tragedy.

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