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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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A member of the Damas de Blanco group is released after police detention in 2013. (Photo: Gerardo Younel Ávila Perdomo)
20 Sep 15
Rights groups say mass prisoner release includes no one jailed on political grounds.
The General Hospital in Port of Spain, Trinidad. (Photo: IWPR)
Investigation
16 Sep 15
Healthcare workers on foreign assignments have to hand over much of their pay to the Cuban government.
30 Jul 15
Screening is widely available, although mistakes still happen.
10 Jun 15
People in Santa Clara complain about massive, unexplained price rise.
Cuban journalists José Antonio Fornaris (left) and Odelín Alfonso Torna at UNESCO's Let Journalism Thrive! event in Riga, May 3-4, 2015. (Photo courtesy of Odelín Alfonso Torna)
29 May 15
As UNESCO event hears of increasing censorship and intimidation across Latin America, Cuban reporters talk about the especially tough environment they work in.
Street traders belong to the growing class of self-employed in Cuba. (Photo: Vladimir Cortés Roshdestvensky)
29 May 15
Almost half a million self-employed find paying in taxes a time-consuming business.
Cuban street traders selling fish. (Photo: Santiago Guaguancó)
28 May 15
For many, a balanced diet with enough fruit and vegetables is just too expensive.
25 Feb 15
Rising rates of alcohol dependence among young people.
28 Dec 14
Some see thaw as “betrayal”, others as an opportunity to set conditions that Havana must meet.
A Havana bus. (Photo: Paul Arps/Flickr/CC license)
19 Dec 14
Drivers have informal “conductors” to collect cash to supplement their wages.

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