Stories about Latin America
16 April 2015
This post is the first in a series exploring the different ways in which artists face censorship online. Our base will be the experience of Venezuelan artist Erika Ordisgotti.
15 April 2015
The Summit of the Americas shined a spotlight on the political divisions that characterize Cuban civil society inside the country and abroad.
Eduardo Galeano has died. His book, Open Veins of Latin America, captures the region like nothing else. Here are excerpts from his latest book, Children of the Days.
13 April 2015
Chile has been spying on Peru since well before the outbreak of the Pacific War between the countries in the 19th century. Very old habits die very hard.
This is the first in a series of posts about the Cherán community, which took on organized crime, established self-government and uses citizen media to strengthen and preserve its traditions.
12 April 2015
Aymara and Quechua have been official languages in Peru for decades, but only in 2015 did judges for the first time employ the languages in their official sentences.
11 April 2015
While those from the right and left squabbled online, a third group of leftist Brazilians criticized the protests as well as Brazil's current left-wing government.
10 April 2015
Cuba's participation in the 2015 Summit of the Americas will make history, and the inevitable encounter between the Venezuelan and US presidents will be full of tension.
8 April 2015
Renting out rooms is nothing new to Cubans, who have been doing so as an additional source of income for more than two decades.
6 April 2015
Peru's Congress recently censured its Prime Minster for the first time in 50 years. Expect the battles between the legislature and the executive to continue.