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29 January 2015
28 January 2015
A few tweets recall the sanctions placed on cartoonist Bonil in Ecuador, paralleling his situation to the Charlie Hebdo tragedy in France and the debate over freedom of expression.
27 January 2015
A Peruvian website that publishes open data was closed down after being fined, rekindling a debate about the use of personal data in the country.
24 January 2015
23 January 2015
Birdman and La Parka are movies with Mexican talent that are nominated at the Oscars. González Iñárritu y Lubezki are after the award, as well as Serra Argüello from Nicaragua.
22 January 2015
17 January 2015
On December 30, 2014, Colombia's government raised the minimum wage by 4.6 percent to 644,350 Colombian pesos ($273). On social media, the disappointment of many has been palpable.
In a controversial Colombian beauty pageant known as "Little Miss Thong," participants, sponsored by the local city hall, are bikini-wearing girls as young a six-years-old.
16 January 2015
Últimas Noticas' January 12 front page mobilized Twitter users this week, when readers decided the newspaper's political bias has gone too far.
January 2015 already resembles June 2013: hikes in transport fares in different Brazilian cities have sent hundreds of people into the streets, only to be met with police violence.