Interview

UN Women program director: “Men must be part of modern feminism”

María Noel Vaeza explains why the next generation of feminists needs to include the opposite sex

Social media in politics

The distorted online networks of Mexico’s election campaign

Extensive use of trolls, bots and fake news in a country with high social media penetration is distorting the political debate ahead of the July 1 vote

Americas

From four to zero: Latin America loses its female presidents

With the end of Michelle Bachelet’s term in Chile, women leaders are now absent from the region

latin america

The year that Uruguay won international acclaim

The country became the first nation in the world to regulate the marijuana market It also took other landmark decisions such as the approval of same-sex marriage

LATIN AMERICA

Uruguay passes far-reaching marijuana legalization law

Government will allow people over the age of 18 to grow up to six plants for personal use

LATIN AMERICA

Uruguay’s leader prepares for new fight with Argentina over paper mill

Mujica decides to increase production to 1.2 million tons annually at plant neighbors claim pollute waters

Garzón urges Uruguay court to judge dictatorship crimes

South American country’s top justices have recently struck down an amnesty-busting law