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Latin America

Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

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Although Raul Castro is stepping down as Cuba's leader, this is no victory for democracy. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Comment
17 Apr 18
Despite elections, real political change remains as far away as ever.
Hacks de Vida (Life Hacks) is a guide to better understanding online gender violence in Latin America and how to support those who face it.
27 Mar 18
Publication includes a dozen key tips for digital security trainers.
Panel at the Latin American Digital Media and Journalism Forum held in Mexico City, November 2017. (Photo: IWPR)
Video
25 Jan 18
Conference hears how writers who reject the state-controlled press face harsh consequences.
Audience at the Latin American Digital Media and Journalism Forum in Mexico City. (Photo: IWPR)
24 Jan 18
Event hears how regional outlets fail to properly cover vital issues.
Colin Robinson during the interview with IWPR. (Photo: IWPR)
Video
19 Sep 17
The country is one of seven Caribbean countries that criminalises same sex relationships.
A street in Havana, Cuba’s capital city. (Photo: Carl Court/Getty Images)
Comment
18 Aug 17
Many citizens appear paralyzed in the face of so many confusing choices.
Twenty-two year old Marisol, who is Venezuelan, has submitted an application to obtain the status of political refugee in Trinidad and Tobago. (Photo: IWPR)
12 Aug 17
Migrants who leave their troubled country face more problems on the Caribbean island.
Ernesto Che Trinidad plays for Cibao in Dominican Republic. (Photo: IWPR)
Video
4 Jul 17
Despite massive investment, football is yet to truly take off in the region.
Farid Scoon, a Trinidadian immigration lawyer. (Still from video by IWPR)
Video
8 Jun 17
Hundreds living in Trinidad and Tobago face an uncertain future.
(L to R) Carla Colomé, 26, reporter and editor from El Estornudo; Marita Pérez Díaz, 27, journalist and eco-editor of OnCuba Magazine; and Elaine Díaz, 31, director of Periodismo de Barrio. (Photo: Vera Penêda)
Video
8 Jun 17
Writers are making the most of online opportunities.

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Young people protesting in front of the parliament building in Tbilisi, condemning the raids organised by the Georgian police at Bassiani night club. Some demonstrators compared it with the Russian style crackdowns and held placards saying "We do not need another Putin here". (Photo: IWPR)
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What was behind the demonstrations that led to the brink of “civil war”?