Supported by nonprofit creative collective Papel & Caneta, queer Brazilian artists produced “A Gente Vai Viver” (We Will Live), a music video that attempts to resist Bolsonaro. (Photo courtesy of Papel & Caneta)


Queer Brazilians Are Using Art to Resist Bolsonaro’s Anti-LGBTQ Agenda

NEW YORK – As Brazil grapples with a new anti-LGBTQ president, its queer citizens are fighting President Jair Bolsonaro’s anti-LGBTQ policies by using art as a form of resistance. In […] Read More >

Colombia’s Coca Substitution Plan is Bringing Death and Discord to the Putumayo Region

This article was originally reported for and published in Spanish in La Liga Contra el Silencio. It was translated into English by the author. View the Spanish version here.   […] Read More >

‘The fight belongs to everyone’: Former domestic workers in Mexico see themselves in Alfonso Cuarón’s ‘Roma’

MEXICO CITY — In Alfonso Cuarón’s new film “Roma,” the housekeeper, Cleo, cleans, cooks and cares for family members who aren’t her own. She is always there, but she is also […] Read More >

Today in Latin America

Venezuelan National Assembly Rules Maduro Government Illegitimate

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA VENEZUELA: The Venezuelan National Assembly declared President Nicolás Maduro’s government illegitimate on Tuesday evening and approved tentative resolutions in an effort to promote a transitional government. Maduro took […] Read More >

Brazil’s President Relaxes Gun Laws, More Changes Expected

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA BRAZIL: President Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree yesterday that lessens restrictions on gun control, following promises he made during his campaign to cut violent crime by […] Read More >

Chilean Bishops Meet With Pope Francis to Discuss Abuse Crisis

TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA CHILE: Pope Francis met with Chilean bishops in Vatican City yesterday to discuss their strategies to address a pattern of sexual abuse and impunity. The meeting […] Read More >