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Stories about Colombia
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.
27 December 2014
Global Voices visited an art project called Casa Tres Patios in Medellin, Colombia, and chatted with director Tony Evanko about the project and the art scene in the city.
12 December 2014
Using the hashtags #HeForShe, #DiaNoViolenciaContraLaMujer (#NoViolenceAgainstWomenDay), #PorLasMujeres (#ForTheWomen), and #NiConElPetaloDeUnaRosa (#NotEvenWithThePetalOfARose), Twitter users joined the campaign.
24 November 2014
27 October 2014
9 October 2014
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.
16 September 2014
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.