latin america

cybercrime

Cybercriminals Are Taking Advantage of Venezuela's Economic Crisis

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp social engineering scams have become common in the country.
Melanio Escobar
1.16.19
Culture

Forget Netflix: Inside the Forums Where People Share Obscure Pirated Movies

It's difficult to draw the line between distributing essential, hard-to-find cultural relics and piracy.
Tania Tapia Jáuregui
1.7.19
HOTY2017

This Neuroscientist Brings ‘Research to the Runway’ With STEM-Inspired Fashion

Yuly Fuentes-Medel hopes to communicate the value of science across disciplines, cultures, and peoples.
Becky Ferreira
1.18.18
world food day

These Mystery Food Pellets Are São Paulo’s Attempt to Combat Hunger

The program has drawn criticism from nutrition experts.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.16.17
argentina

Why Some Argentine Nutritionists Don’t Think Ultra Processed Foods Are That Bad

The World Health Organization recommended South American countries reduce their ultra-processed food consumption. Some Argentine nutritionists disagree.
Meaghan Beatley
1.16.17
mexico

Hacking Team's 'Illegal' Latin American Empire

The use of Hacking Team’s spyware is illegal in most Latin American countries, according to a new report.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.18.16
mexico

What the Pentagon Has Learned from the War on Drugs

Many of the same difficulties that exist in targeted killings exist in counter-drug missions.
Joseph Trevithick
10.24.15
Photos

The Hi-Fi DIY of Colombia's Bass Lords

Late nights street dances have gone down on Colombia's Caribbean coast since at least the early 1950s, when picó sound system culture was born.
Taliesin Gilkes-Bower
9.11.15
News

How Mexican Twitter Bots Shut Down Dissent

Peñabots, hashtag poisoning, and fake trends have stifled communication in Mexico.
J.M. Porup
8.24.15
chile

'The Endless Cylinder' Creator Tells Us More About His Adorable Baby Alien Game

This Chilean game about a baby alien on a surrealist world looks amazing.
Emanuel Maiberg
7.8.15
videos

The Beaver Slayers of Patagonia

Beavers are killing Patagonia. There's no simpler way of putting it.
Xavier Aaronson and Camilo Salas K
1.14.15
Features

Inside the World’s Most Advanced Coffee Laboratory

“Welcome to the NASA of Colombia.”
Jason Koebler
1.14.15
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