Kept out of the mainstream, Latino journalists with decades of experience have had to resort to creating their own media to survive, limiting themselves to the Spanish-speaking diaspora press. With many ethnic outlets folding during the pandemic, some of the bigger ones have outsourced talent rather than look within.View More Experienced Latin American journalists kept out of industry
A month into Colombia’s mass protests against state-sanctioned violence and rampant poverty, Colombian-Canadians continue raising awareness of the situation while standing in solidarity with those marching in the streets.View More Colombian-Canadians Try to Make Sense of Ongoing Protests Back Home
Colombians who fled war are sharing their experiences through an independent commission that aims to develop a historical record of Latin America’s longest conflict from interviews with victims and those who took up arms.View More Lessons of War: Colombian Diaspora Add Their Voices to Truth Commission
Historically, amnesties have been offered to former combatants in an attempt to stop the violence and allow a country the chance to rebuild itself. A really good example where an amnesty seemed to work would…View More Do Returning IS fighters Deserve an Amnesty?
Should governments seek public approval on counter terrorism policy? By now, I am sure that you are aware of the fact that a referendum carried out by the Colombian government on a peace deal with…View More Consulting Citizens on Anti-Terrorism Policy
As the New Year kicks off there is a lot to keep abreast of within the Latin American diaspora. Here’s a look at some of the headlines that made the most waves in recent weeks…View More PULSE: Latin America – What You Didn’t Read in the Mainstream
The following is a compilation of the most important news stories reported by Latin American media in Canada, during July and August. A columnist for La Portada believes Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker program is going…View More Pulse: Latin America (July – Aug. 2014)
Naheed Nenshi’s meteoric rise – from relative obscurity to being the new face of Western Canada – was fodder for international media when he first became Calgary’s mayor in 2010. Since then, he has orchestrated…View More In Conversation with Naheed Nenshi