Latin America & the Caribbean
This article presents a compilation of responses from community networks in the face of COVID-19 based on a dialogue organised by APC, as well as articles published by community networks in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Ecuador, the United States and Mexico.
Listen to the vision for the next 10 years of APC of our individual member Vera Vieira from Brazil, who envisions APC continuing to foster a strong network in the fight towards a more equitable and peaceful world.
From 2016 to 2019, we worked for internet-related and ICT policy processes to protect the publicness of the internet and to be accessible, democratic, transparent, accountable and inclusive. How far did we get? Check it out!
Listen to the vision for APC's next 10 years of our member Nupef from Brazil, which envisions APC working towards universal quality connectivity.
The APC Impact Report 2016-2019 encapsulates the APC network's high level impact over the four years of our strategic cycle, which ended in 2019. While the report looks back at our work, it also brings us forward through the strategic direction that we set for ourselves in the next four years.
While envisioning the next 10 years of APC, our Paraguayan member organisation Asociación Trinidad, Comunicación, Cultura y Desarrollo dares to dream of a world where the internet is recognised as an essential public good that must be accessible to all.
Over 400 organisations signed this open letter demanding respect for the autonomy of the Inter-American Commission. The OAS Secretary General’s decision undermines the IACHR’s institutionality and puts its autonomy and independence at risk.
The 1st Technological Faena proposed installing a community intranet for the assembly. They would start by preparing a basic virtual browsing experience that would allow users to download files and take them to their communities without using the global internet and without the need for mobile data.
In this article, Zimbabwean feminist researcher and writer Fungai Machirori challenges the idea of "the global South" as a homogenous space.
The case of photographer Alexandro Wagner Oliveira da Silveira, hit by a rubber bullet in his left eye during a protest in May 2000, is on the agenda at the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court, to be tried on 14 August. It is seen as an emblematic episode of violence against journalists in Brazil.