Latest posts by Victoria Robertson
26 February 2015
Lawrence Maxwell was in downtown Mexico City to take part in a peaceful demonstration in support of the missing Ayotzinapa students when he was arrested and threatened by Mexican police.
7 January 2015
Some 20,000 young people took to the streets of Lima on December 22 to oppose controversial labour legislation proposed by the Peruvian government.
23 November 2014
Environmental activist suffers serious injuries after an armed assault by the Spanish Navy on a Greenpeace boat protesting oil exploration in Spain's Canary Islands.
7 November 2014
Violence continues unabated in Mexico: Ernesto Villanueva, a lawyer specializing in transparency and freedom of expression, was attacked by a gunman on a university campus.
22 October 2014
The leaking of diplomatic cables between representatives of Ecuador and the EU reveals pressure from European negotiators and division among Ecuadorians regarding the FTA.
6 October 2014
For some, there is always a reason to discriminate, whether because of socioeconomic level, race, background, or housing accommodation. Here are some examples of the current situation in Latin America.
22 September 2014
Hurricane Odile Damaged Mexico's Fishing and Farming Industry, but Some Media Cared More About Tourist Resorts
Odile leaves a landscape of destruction along the Mexican coast, in particular in the town of Guasave in Sinaloa.
20 September 2014
Newspapers Predict Spain's Conservative Party Will Shelve Their Restrictive Abortion Bill to Save Face in Elections
Spain's abortion bill has met with pushback not only from parties in the opposition but also from within the current governing party's rank and file.
13 September 2014
While in Medellin, Colombia, Global Voices contributor Juan Arellano stops by for a visit with his friends at HiperBarrio/Convergentes, one of Rising Voices' grant projects.
1 September 2014
The premier of the biopic about the life and times of Venezuelan freedom fighter Simon Bolívar, "The Liberator," sparked debate on where historical truth ends and political propaganda begins.