Featured stories about Latin America
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- Persistent Stereotypes, Latent Prejudices: Black Characters in Brazilian Comics 20 November 2013
- PHOTOS: Humans of Latin America 14 November 2013
Latest stories about Latin America
12 December 2013
Reactions to the handshake spread like fire on social media.
Panamanians see the proposed Law 651 as an attempt to shield the police and increase their potential to abuse authority, especially after recent unpleasant incidents involving police officers.
Across the Caribbean archipelago, from Trinidad and Tobago to Cuba, regional bloggers reflect on Nelson Mandela's life and legacy.
11 December 2013
Pictures and messages shared on social networks show public dissatisfaction with public transport services and suggest that locals would be willing to pay more if the service were better.
10 December 2013
Colombia's Inspector General dismissed Bogota's Mayor Gustavo Petro and banned him from public office for 15 years, alleging Petro's mismanagement of a new public rubbish collection system.
Authorities accused the man in Rio of carrying the ingredients for a molotov cocktail, though many dispute the claim.
9 December 2013
Oscar López Rivera has been imprisoned in the United States for 32 years. In this letter to his his granddaughter Karina he remembers the sea.
What is Facebook looking for in a market of just 6.9 million inhabitants? Gabriela Galilea talks with Laura Gonzalez Eestéfani, Facebook's Director of Latin American Growth.
6 December 2013
The Ecuadorian government ordered the closure of the NGO Fundación Pachamama, dedicated to the defense of Ecuador's Amazon rainforest, alleging that the it was "affecting the public peace".
In this episode of GV Face we are joined by an all-star panel made up of #GVMeetup facilitators from Egypt, Pakistan, and Portugal.