Latin America

Latin America

Epsy Campbell Barr is the first Black woman to serve as vice-president in Latin America.

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Epsy Campbell Barr is the first Black woman to serve as vice-president in Latin America.

Since Jamaican American Kamala Harris was selected to be President...

A new report on the murder of Mexican journalist Regina Martínez finds strong indications for obstruction of justice

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A new report on the murder of Mexican journalist Regina Martínez finds strong indications for obstruction of justice by local authorities.
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These transnational corporations have employed corrupt practices to secure large concessions for gold mining with devastating im

Following up on its May 2020 report Nicaragua’s Failed Revolution that documented the incessant violence facing the Indigenous and Afro-descendant communities in the North Caribbean Coast...

Access to Internet broadband is less than 50 percent in the region

The digital economy, connectivity and the possibilities offered by remote work have emerged as a shelter from the devastating effects of the Covid-19 pandemic for many social and economic sectors...

Latin American cities tend to be fairly racially mixed, but many wealthy neighborhoods are nearly exclusively white.

In the ongoing global racial reckoning that erupted after George Floyd's murder, the entrenched nature of racism in Latin American countries is also now being examined.

The media in Latin...

Afro Latinidad

Growing up, I rarely saw Afro-Latinx people on television, in film, or in the books I read. I also didn't see them in beauty. The Spanish colonizers' Eurocentric standard of beauty left its...

Friends of the Earth International condemns and voices deep concern and outrage over the kidnapping of four Garifuna comrades from Triunfo de la Cruz community in Honduras: Alberth Snaider Centeno...

Latin America and the Caribbean have been particularly badly hit by the pandemic, with trade expected to contract by almost a quarter this year.

While ocean carriers have seen a strong...

Today, the Oakland Institute releases Nicaragua: Una Revolución Fallida: La Lucha Indígena Por El Saneamiento, a Spanish translation of the report Nicaragua’s Failed Revolution, which was released...

Thomas Reuters Foundation: Black and Indigenous Latin American women face "triple pandemic."

Latin America’s indigenous and Afro-descendant communities are facing not just one pandemic, but...

Latino communities are now confronting racism against Black Latinos.

Amid national dialogue about racism after the recent killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor at the hands of police...

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has been accused by right-wing politicians in Venezuela, and America, of being supposedly involved in instigating violence during the George Floyd protests....

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