Polling suggests that white and Black Americans are coming from different positions on discrimination.
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Researchers found political partisanship is a significant factor in determining perceptions of discrimination against different racial groups.
Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, is a notorious Covid-sceptic.
Research confirms that Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, bears heavy responsibility for the death toll in his country, at every wave of the pandemic.
The US president was hoping that the gathering of Latin American leaders would present a united front of migrants. But several key players were absent.
Migrants from Latin America are traveling through Mexico as part of a caravan heading to the U.S.
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The US is convening Latin American countries in Los Angeles this week to discuss major regional issues. An expert explains 3 key things to know about one top concern – migration.
Spanish musicians are increasingly producing reggaetón music while ignoring the colonial history of Spain and South America and also erasing its Black roots in the process
Armed Salvadoran soldiers, following presidential orders, surrounded lawmakers in 2020.
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For the commitment to democracy to regain strength across the Americas, citizens need to become more confident in the integrity of their elections and their elected officials.
Disappeared: relatives protest at the headquarters of the Special Jurisdiction for Peace in Bogota, Colombia, August 2021.
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Researchers are using modern forensic techniques to find the bodies of victims of civil conflict in Latin America.
The graffiti on the building reads, ‘The rich abort, the poor die.’
As debates about abortion heat up in the U.S. once again, we need to pay attention to the hard-fought struggles over abortion in other nations where religion plays a key role in politics and public life.
A Mayan spiritual guide arranges crosses, marked with the names of people who died in the nation’s civil war, in a circle in preparation for a ceremony marking the National Day of Dignity for the Victims of Armed Internal Conflict. Guatemalans annually honor the victims of the 36-year civil war that ended in 1996 on Feb. 25.
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Twenty-five years after the signing of a peace accord that ended a 36-year civil war, Guatemala is still struggling with violence and corruption.
Activists in Uruguay took part in global marches against gender-based violence.
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Latin American activists have made important contributions to the movement against gender-based violence. Their impact has been significant within global feminist movements.
Waiting for SCOTUS: pro-choice activists outside the US Supreme Court on November 1.
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A climate measuring station in Chile’s Atacama desert.
This hardy desert plant lives in the hostile Atacama Desert in Chile by sucking moisture out of passing fog. As water resources become ever more scarce, humans could follow suit.
An empty school classroom in Uganda.
School closures have immediate and long-term effects on students, both emotionally and economically. They will also have a ripple effect on a country and on income inequality.
Nicaragua’s power couple, Vice President Rosario Murillo and husband President Daniel Ortega.
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The rule of Daniel Ortega has become increasingly authoritarian. Sanctions and repression could destabilize the region and result in increased numbers of refugees.
Once a revolutionary: Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega appears to want to stop at nothing to retain power.
Once a Sandinista revolutionary, Ortega’s oppressive neoliberal regime now imprisons opponents and raids newspaper offices.
Many valuable scientific breakthroughs were originally published in a non-English language. New research shows more effort is needed to transcend language barriers to improve conservation science.
Desperate: relatives of inmates at Ecuador’s Litoral Prison wait for news after 118 were killed in violent riots on September 30.
Gang violence is a serious problem in Latin American society – not just its jails.
Chinese engineers pose after welding the first seamless rails for the China-Laos railway in Vientiane, Laos, June 18, 2020.
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Through its Belt and Road Initiative, China has become the world’s largest country-to-country lender. A new study shows that more than half of its loans threaten sensitive lands or Indigenous people.
Mexico City on Aug. 8, 2021: lots of masks, not so much social distancing.
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COVID-19 cases in Mexico are approaching the highest levels seen during the second wave in late January 2021, with about 22,000 new infections a day. A slow vaccine rollout is stunting progress.
The relationship between immigrants’ and refugees’ education, experience and economic integration matters. It can tell us whether Latinos are unemployed or underemployed or contributing to the Canadian economy.
Although Latinos are present across all Canadian labour markets, they are lagging behind the Canadian median total income. What does that mean for their economic integration?