Latest stories about Latin America
3 December 2013
The Project began when activist Yasmin Silvia Portales shared her dissatisfaction with the absence, at the time, of spaces for meeting the social demands of sexually diverse persons and for...
2 December 2013
"I imagine that a truly healthy society must recognize and engage in dialogue with the voices that arise from within its borders. "
1 December 2013
The Mexican electorate weighs in one year after President Enrique Peña Nieto's government took power.
29 November 2013
Can a country strip more than 200,000 people of their citizenship rights? This week we speak to activists in the Dominican Republic and Haiti.
Peñarol fans were responsible for a violent incident during the classic game against Nacional. The rivalry between the two teams -the most popular in Uruguay- goes back to their founding.
28 November 2013
For the first time, a group of professional Brazilian football players are challenging the Brazilian Federation of Football (CBF) on players' rights without intermediaries.
Or perhaps a better question: where does the LGBT community stand in the struggle to gain visibility and recognition of its rights?
27 November 2013
The suspension of consular services will affect Cuban and U.S. citizens alike, due to the impossibility of completing procedures such as issuing passports, visas, legalization documents, and other services.
26 November 2013
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One woman is raped every four minutes in Mexico. This crime, like violence in the country, has become more brutal in recent years. Fundación MEPI reports.