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1 February 2015
The blooming of the Guayacan trees means spring has arrived in Ecuador, bringing thousands of people from all over the world to the region's most colorful natural display.
28 January 2015
A few tweets recall the sanctions placed on cartoonist Bonil in Ecuador, paralleling his situation to the Charlie Hebdo tragedy in France and the debate over freedom of expression.
27 January 2015
A Peruvian website that publishes open data was closed down after being fined, rekindling a debate about the use of personal data in the country.
22 January 2015
17 January 2015
On December 30, 2014, Colombia's government raised the minimum wage by 4.6 percent to 644,350 Colombian pesos ($273). On social media, the disappointment of many has been palpable.
In a controversial Colombian beauty pageant known as "Little Miss Thong," participants, sponsored by the local city hall, are bikini-wearing girls as young a six-years-old.
16 January 2015
European Union Interior Ministers are considering measures to combat terrorism in the region, which many have branded as draconian.
Últimas Noticas' January 12 front page mobilized Twitter users this week, when readers decided the newspaper's political bias has gone too far.
15 January 2015
The day after the attack on Charlie Hebdo in France, a Spanish judge summoned satirist Facu Díaz for questioning about a satirical sketch broadcast on his online TV show.
13 January 2015
While its audiovisuals are produced with professional quality, the YouTube channel owes much of its popularity to videos that capture conversations and typical settings in contemporary Chile.