Issues in Latin America

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South America


Paraguay

Several demonstrations are happening in the country right now, people are protesting against the government after the country started to fall apart because of the health, social and economic crisis. The police and protesters clashed in the streets after the anger increased in the population due to the lack of response to Covid-19, forcing the resignation of the top health official.

what is happening, thread
New York Times, article
the situation, thread


Bolivia

Bolivia political instability, protests, crisis, irregularities in democratic processes: a record of political issues. the situation is complicated and difficult to understand, there are tons of misinformation. Bolivian's voices needs to be listened, please share the following information.

what happened in Bolivia, thread in Spanish
what's happening in Bolivia, thread

Mexico

https://helpmexico.carrd.co/

[art by @berenvm]

corruption, feminicides, extreme police violence, human traffic, drugs traffic, gangs, relations with the US, environmental problems, indigenous peoples violations and more have been going in Mexico for a long time and we have to at least inform ourselves of what's going on.

Mexico carrd
feminicides in Mexico carrd
Mexico needs you carrd
ways to help Mexico carrd
feminicides in Mexico, a thread
¿porque la CNDH fue tomada por mujeres? thread

Venezuela

the socio-political, humanitarian and economic crisis is making it impossible for Venezuelans to live a dignifying life. Some had left the country, some others are struggling everyday. Since 2010, one of the most important countries in South America has collapsed, with the trigger of democracy, the daily violation of human rights, the hyperinflation, no freedom of expression, the lack of opportunities and some other situations, Venezuela needs help.

Thread: the situation
READ IF YOU WANNA HELP VENEZUELA
Venezuela is starving project
Timeline of the crisis
Venezuelan Crisis Carrd
Lineas de atención para venezolanos en Colombia, #somospanas
Venezuelans go found me
playas de falcón
Crisis in Venezuela Carrd

Chile

[Picture by Susana Hidalgo]

Since October, the economic crisis, the lack of jobs, the violence against indigenous communities, the police brutality, the feminicides, the student crisis, and more are things that needs to be talked about. Chile is an example for the region, the protest in December raised questions on Human Rights safety and started a wave of protests in the region. We owe you tons chileans, and to help you all we need to talk about it.

what's happening with the Mapuches
Chile woke up carrd
Fuerza Chile Carrd
thread of carrds of what's happening in Chile

Brazil

The change of government changed Brazil too. the government has not deal with COVID-19 because the president does not believe in it. The government is triggering the rights of indigenous populations to help the mining and energy industries. Black Lives Matter outside the USA too!

BLM Brazil
BLM Brazil carrd
protect indigenous rights during the pandemic
lights out in Amapá, thread in Portuguese
lights up in Amapá, thread in English
what's happening in Brazil, thread

Colombia

corruption, daily killing of social leaders, lack of governability, the lack of guarantees for ex-combatants and victims, racism, lack of rights for vulnerable populations, crime, conflict, abuses from the army and the police, femicides, massacres every third day, the government is doing nothing, the police is brutally killing people, violations of human rights and several other issues are now terrible for Colombian situation. Here is how you can help!


Colombian armed conflict carrd
situación en Colombia card, in spanish
what's happening with bombing and children? thread

Peru

Covid-19 pandemic has shown the problems in education access, health services and access and the lack of access to internet, Peru needs your help.

help peru
Peru's situation carrd

Central America


Nicaragua

15 years of dictatorship, corruption, unlawful killings, no freedom of expression, missinformation and COVID are some of the issues that we can know about Nicaragua.

in 2018 people took the streets, the protests ended up being really violent after the intervention of the police.

Some things about the violation of Human Rights
church was burned, they suspect is not an accident
Human Rights Watch Report on Nicaragua
lack of covid response
situation in Nicaragua thread
Stop the Nicaraguan government from forcing families from their homes


Panamá

Panamá Since February, some cases of abuse against minors in protection houses financed by the State have been coming to the ears of the citizens, revealing the poor conditions in which the children are living in such centres. The government claimed they would investigate.

article in Spanish


Cuba

Due to the conditions in the island, people are protesting in large numbers, the repression in such protest has been huge, some has been arrested even killed by the police. the situation in Cuba is not often seen.

Cuban Issues Carrd

Puerto Rico

natural dissasters, earthquackes, storms and floods, but nobody talks about it. Puerto Rico has faced enormous issues because of climate issues and it's time to help.

please help puerto rico carrd



Caribbean

Jamaica, Haiti, Grenada, Guyana, Bahamas and more countries are going through pretty intense situations that are usually forgotten. The Caribbean is a region that is formed by islands and coast in America, for years a really ignored area in the world, but now, it's time to help.

Thread of history and current situations in the Caribbean


Honduras

a silent crisis for the world, but the one we should be focusing on too. after the 2017 elections, there was a crisis that put in doubt the legitimacy of the democracy in the country. Corruption, feminicides, fake treatments for COVID, a code where if you criticize the government you could be targeted as a terrorist and several more issues are now in the focus.
Honduras is also one of the countries affected by the hurricane eta, in the last thread, there is more info on what to do and how to help.

What's happening in Honduras, thread
Honduras Criminal Code change
donate to CAMO
Step up for Honduras
what is happening with the Garifuna
what's happening in Honduras, thread

Argentina

In Argentina, a woman dies from femicide every 31 hours. These statistics increase annually, for example, this year femicides increased 15% compared to last year. There is a gender emergency.

On the other hand, there have been some issues in the vaccination against COVID-19, such as the so called "VIP vaccinated".

Part of the population, as environmental organisations and social organisations, has raised their concern on the project proposed by the government regarding the production of pork meat that seeks to make the country a huge producer of pork meat rising questions on deforestation and water usage,

For more information on the Patagonia fires, check out the last two link.

deforestation
what’s happening in argentina’s paraná delta?
thread: what is happening in Argentina
feminicides, article
feminicides, article in Spanish
pork meat project explained, in Spanish
Patagonia, thread in Spanish
Patagonia, thread in English