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Media and lies: political strategy to plant chaos
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Media and lies: political strategy to plant chaos

The progressive governments of Latin America are facing the fury of right-wing political forces, which are employing media strategies such as planting chaos and hidden truths, igniting a credibility crisis.    Joel Michel Varona    Paulo Cannabrava, a Brazilian journalist and editor of Diálogos del Sur magazine, the Franco-Spanish intellectual, […]

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Social leaders: silenced voices, massacred bodies

In Colombia, the average is one murder every two or three days. They are identical and systematic. The threats and attacks are constant. In most cases, the perpetrators and brains behind the crimes are unknown. The government has been lacking in terms of its will and interest to deal with the horror. Of the crimes committed between 2009 and 2017, 91.4% have gone unpunished.

A continent fluctuating between poverty and misery
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A continent fluctuating between poverty and misery

29.2% of Latin Americans live in poverty, whilst 10.2% live in extreme poverty. In other words, there are 182 million poor people and 63 million people living in conditions of extreme hardship in Latin America. This inequality is even more pronounced for women and indigenous people. Considering the current rise of political forces that do not consider minorities to be amongst their priorities, the outlook is not encouraging.