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Open letter from Latin American and Caribbean civil society representatives on the concerns about the discourse around fake news and elections
Open letter from Latin American and Caribbean civil society representatives on the concerns about the discourse around fake news and elections 17 January 2018

In the context of the Internet Governance Forum 2017 and growing international debates about the so called “fake news”, the undersigned organizations would like to express strong concerns about possible paths that the framing of the issue is taking. The terminology has been widely spread in rhetorics from the Global North, but we cannot import such a concept without taking into account the long history of media concentration and manipulation in Latin American and Caribbean region. Legitim...

Latin America in a Glimpse: Gender, feminism and the internet in Latin America
Latin America in a Glimpse: Gender, feminism and the internet in Latin America 18 December 2017 Derechos Digitales

During the last three years, Latin America in a Glimpse has been an annual recount of the most relevant events in Latin America in terms of technology and human rights. This summary allows readers to get an idea of the scene in the region regarding: relevant issues discussed, emerging threats, the response of public policies to the challenges projected by technology and the role that civil society organizations are playing in those scenarios. We also wanted to highlight the work that each of ...

Anabella Rivera from Instituto DEMOS Guatemala: "Central America is a fairly isolated region, and with APC we will open up doors of opportunity in these countries"
Anabella Rivera from Instituto DEMOS Guatemala: "Central America is a fairly isolated region, and with APC we will open up doors of opportunity in these countries" 01 December 2015 Flavia Fascendini

The executive director of APC member Instituto DEMOS Guatemala, Anabella Rivera, was interviewed in Mexico by APCNews. She offers her perspective on APC’s milestones over the last 25 years and her expectations as a recent member of the network. APCNews: Anabella, from your point of view, what have APC’s main achievements been over these years? Anabella Rivera: I was privileged to be clo...

"Responsible science must guide action, not dogmatism," says researcher
"Responsible science must guide action, not dogmatism," says researcher 16 May 2012 LC

The LAC region faces many water-related issues – from drought to floods, to hurricanes and landslides. A new book commissioned by APC and the IRDC examines how ICTs can help alleviate climate and weather related stress in these areas. APC talks to LAC regional author, Gilles Cliche, about his findings. APC: The LAC region faces many water-related issues and risks due (in part) to climate cha...

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