For millions of Brazilians living in poverty, the long bus ride on the way to work or downtime before bed could get a bit more interesting, and cultural.
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A great deal of media coverage has been devoted to the persistent instability in Colombia and ongoing negotiations between the FARC and the Colombian government. However, little attention is paid to the effects that this conflict has had on Colombia’s southern neighbor, Ecuador, and the tenuous relations between the two nations.
Carlos Eugenio Vides Casanova, a former general accused of torture and murder during the Salvadoran civil war, has appealed deportation from the U.S. on the claim that the Salvadoran government was backed by the U.S. at the time.
Para marcar el aniversario de 25 desde el fin de la dictadura paraguaya de Alfredo Stroessner, presidente Horacio Cartes prometió combatir el “déficit de una prolongada transición" en relación a una falta de democracia en este país.
In Cuba, a country with restricted internet access, those who have found a way around the government’s access barriers have been labeled as dissidents. One of these, blogger Yoani Sánchez, has consistently been active in portraying and critiquing daily life in communist Cuba. She is most famous for her blog Generación Y, which she is able to maintain by emailing friends outside the country for publication.