Issues in Latin America

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what's a latinx? carrd
what's happening in Latin America thread
what's happening in the world carrd
educate yourself
Save The World Carrd
thread of what's going on in latam

South America


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


Ecuador

protected marine life is being captured threatening the biodiversity of the Galapagos protected zone and the International Community is doing nothing. The pandemic has also been a problem, health system is about to collapse due to the number of people with the virus.

galapagos crisis

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 is one of the countries suffering due to the hurricane, last link will explain more.

Mexico carrd
what's going on in Mexico, a thread
feminicides in Mexico carrd
Mexico needs you carrd
Mexican petitions that are needing signatures
ways to help Mexico carrd
COVID and feminicides article
feminicides in Mexico, a thread
¿porque la CNDH fue tomada por mujeres? thread
whats happening in Mexico

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 News
Venezuela is starving project
All the latest updates
Timeline of the crisis
Venezuelan Crisis Carrd
Lineas de atención para venezolanos en Colombia, #somospanas
Venezuelans go found me
Podcast de análisis hecho por profesores y expertos colombo-venezonanos, Esto no es una frontera es un rio
playas de falcón
Crisis in Venezuela Carrd

Please, if you see something proposing a military intervention in Venezuela DO NO SUPPORT IT

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.

The second social outbreak has started, people are protesting on the streets and the police is repressing people in a really violent way. please, spread as much information as possible

petitions for Chile
what's happening with the Mapuches
Chile woke up carrd
Fuerza Chile Carrd
Chile Woke Up news
thread of carrds of what's happening in Chile
what's happening, thread

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!

Fora garimpo, fora covid
BLM Brazil
Justice For Joāo Pedro
BLM Brazil carrd
protect indigenous rights during the pandemic
carrd against energy exploration in indigenous territories
what is happening in Brazil, a thread
what's going on in brazil? a thread
lights out in Amapá, thread in Portuguese
lights up in Amapá, thread in English

Colombia

corruption, daily killing of social leaders, lack of governability, the lack of guaranties for ex-combatants and victims, racism, lack of rights for vulnerable populations, crime, conflict, abuses from the army and the police, feminicides, violations of human rights and several other issues are now terrible for Colombian situation. masacres every third day, government is doing nothing, the police is brutaly killing people. Colombia's coast regions are being affected by the hurricane, last link shows more info
Here is how you can help!


Colombian armed conflict carrd
the names of the ex combatants that has been killed so far
put in jail the military members that abused of a indigenous girl
Justice for Ardenson Arboleda
7 MILITARY MEN abused their power and raped a native 12 yrs old girl from Colombia.
#JusticiaPorAlejandra
Emergencia por feminicidios
sign the petition: emergencia por feminicidios
Outrage After 5 Black Teens Murdered Playing Outside
Seek Justice for Brutal Massacre of 5 Afro-Colombian Teenagers
situación en Colombia carrd
excuse us, they are killing us: petition
Justice for Javier
what's happening thread
What's happening thread
what's happening? flood, 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.

In the past days, Peru's president Martin Vizcarra was ousted due to impeachment vote from the congress. Peruvians are takin the streets, human rights violations are seen as well as some deaths. There are a lot of cases of police brutality, the world needs to know so please even if you don't understand Spanish help in spreading info.

help peru
help the cleaning workers in Lima
impeachment
what is happening in Peru, thread
what is happening, thread
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

gender based quarantine, police abuses, fake news involving a former president, doctors are protesting because of the lack of guaranties, despite the pandemic students are also protesting. Panama is one of the countries suffering due to the hurricane.
A lot more things are going on, so lets help Panama.

What's happening in Panama, thread
ask the president to do something
Panamá needs help, thread in spanish


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.

Let's remember that Puerto Rico is administrated by the USA, but nothing has been actually done to help.

what's happening in Puerto Rico
what has happened and what is happening
please help puerto rico carrd


Guatemala & Costa Rica

Guatemala a project to create a touristic complex is triggering the existance of the oldest Maya ruin city, the lives of the communities are in danger.
Guatemala is one of the countries affected by the hurricane Eta, villages are flooded and the government has turned its back to peoples.

stop bill s3131
what's is happening in Guatemala, thread

Costa Rica it's one of the countries that's bring affected the hurricane. hard situations as floodings, storms and landslides are seen in a daily basis. as a consequence, a lot of people is losing their homes and sometimes their lives.

the situation: thread in spanish


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

Argentina is on the edge of economic crisis, they have not guaranteed the right of the land for native communities, deforestation is also a huge issue, police brutality is also an issue.

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.

police violence is increasing during quarantine, article
deforestation
crisis
what’s happening in argentina’s paraná delta?
thread: what is happening in Argentina
racism and police brutality
feminicides, article
feminicides, article in Spanish