In Brazil, at least 25 people were killed Thursday as heavily armed police raided one of Rio de Janeiro’s largest favelas.
The outlet Ojo Publico had exposed alleged money laundering in its 2016-17 reporting based on the Panama Papers…
Today’s featured band is Os Originais do Samba from Brazil with the song “Falador Passa Mal” from the album “E Preciso Cantar” (1973).
In many democracies, particularly in Latin America, well-meaning reforms intended to enhance democracy have achieved just the opposite.
Our featured duo is Cande y Paulo from Argentina with a NPR Tiny Desk Concert released today May 5th. Remember to send us your favorites.
In Puerto Rico, protesters have taken to the streets in response to the recent femicides of Keishla Rodríguez, 27, and Andrea Ruiz, 35.
President Nayib Bukele voted to unseat five Supreme Court judges. The Salvadoran attorney general has also been dismissed.
The attacks on the press are generated by authoritarian governments, to impose “a single narrative”, with no room for criticism.
In Colombia, President Iván Duque withdrew planned tax reforms after days of mass demonstrations protesting the move.
Caridad took our photo of the day: “Clothers on a Fence” in Lara, Venezuela. She used a Nikon D80 camera. Send us your best pictures to share!