Today’s featured band is Le Coq All Stars from the US with percussionist Alex Acuña from Peru) with their version of “Afro Blue” (2021).
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s personal lawyer Frederick Wassef sent a lengthy threatening text message to journalist Juliana Dal Piva.
Today’s featured artist is Roberto Cantoral from Mexico with the song “El Triste” (1970). Send in your favorites to share.
Today’s featured artist is Christian Lopez from Venezuela with the song “Escuche Tio Simon” from the album of the same name (2008).
Today’s featured artist is Beto Villares from Brazil with the song “Rio da Bossa Nova” from the album “Beto Villares” (2008).
Yolvik Chacon from Venezuela took the photo of the day: “Clouds” in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. She used her Nikon D80 camera.
Today’s featured artists are the Colombians La Muchacha and La Otra with the song “No Me Toques Mal” (2020).
El Salvador’s government has expelled prominent Mexican journalist Daniel Lizárraga after he led investigations into corruption for El Faro.
Jorge Canahuati pointed out that pressure against the independent media goes way back, but became “a lot more dictatorial in 2018.”
The commission found that on repeated instances, the state’s response to protests was an excessive and disproportionate use of force.