regional consultations took place in Bogotá, Colombia, the continent’s leading media watchdog organizations and NGOs have called on Latin America’s governments to take concrete steps to guarantee freedom of expression and plurality of voices in the media. The … [Read more...] about Media in Latin America: A path forward
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The news came a few weeks ago. Brazil, Latin America's largest country, announced that China had for the first time eclipsed the United States as its biggest trading partner during the first six months of 2009. Despite the global economic crisis, Chinese imports from Brazil … [Read more...] about China increases its economic and political footprint in Latin America
Until just a few years ago, Chinese corporations were relatively unknown in Latin America, but their direct investments in the region have averaged about $10 billion per year since 2010, according to the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean … [Read more...] about Examining China’s environmental and social impact in Latin America
While journalists no longer face the threats associated with the institutionalized death squads of the past, a new shadow is being cast over free speech and objective reporting in nations which have long since cast off the yoke of dictatorship. Government-controlled censorship … [Read more...] about Media suppression, violence against journalists increases in Latin America
Growing economic problems in Venezuela, Ecuador, Argentina and Bolivia are putting pressure on Latin America's left-populist governments. In the struggle for power, competition has broken out among socialism, Peronism and liberalism. But some believe all three are in decline. … [Read more...] about End of ’21st century socialism’ in Latin America?