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Data-capture

We help you to get and organize information from public data or different websites with scrapping.

Data-cleaning

We structure databases with information from multiple databases in multiple formats. Organization of information and standardization of variables.

Visualization apps

We create public data visualization applications so that your users can know and explore databases. We use the latest technologies in data visualization to communicate information.

Algorithms

We implement artificial intelligence algorithms to facilitate your work with data, from predictive algorithms to pattern recognition.

Web specials

We develop interactive web specials based on data. The specials have different visual components to guide your readers. See examples of our specials.

About us

Datasketch is a digital platform of investigative and data journalism. Our portal allows journalists, data scientists, social scientists and citizens in general to learn and consult on data visualizations, tools, software and in-depth research on various short-term issues. We have free data tools and different projects to bridge the gap between data and citizenship that facilitates the democratization of knowledge and a critical review of social realities based on information contrasts.

Our team

Juan Pablo Marín

Electronic engineer with a master's degree in computational statistics. Expert in data science with applications in multiple areas such as economics, hydrology and journalism.

Camila Achuri

Statistics and expert in R programming language. She has developed various applications of data visualization in mobility and open data subjects.

Juliana Galvis

Politologist and candidate for a Master in Digital Humanities. She is currently leading the development of the Who Is database, as well as supporting journalistic research and the creation of databases.

David Daza

Bachelor of Electronics. Expert in development of applications and websites with emphasis on data journalism and content management of multiple databases.

Verónica Toro

Anthropologist and researcher. Responsible for the management and organization of the data-community in Colombia and Latin America and provide support in journalistic investigations and the creation of databases.

Andrea Cervera

Journalist responsible for writing articles, provide investigative support and community manager.

Mariana Villamizar

Systems engineer and designer. Expert in user experience, data visualization and graphic communication. Feminist.

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1025 Stains

March 10, 2019

There have been registered 1,025 murders of LGBTI people in latin america and the caribbean from January 2014 to December 2018.

The Non-Governmental Organization, Colombia Diversa, has counted the LGBTI people who have been murdered in Colombia and Latin America from 2005 to 2018. The data can be explored here.

From January 2014 to December 2018, there were 1,025 murders against LGBTI community in Latin América and the Caribbean, according to this report, 461 victims were murdered in Colombia, 335 in México and 143 in Honduras.

Of the total of murdered, the 50,73% were gay men, the 39,22% were transgender women, and the rest were gay women, trans men and people without information. In the most cases (47,32%) there wasn’t information about the sexual orientation of the victim and the 45,27% corresponded to gay people -the rest of the percentage were lesbians and bisexuals-.

Assassination against LGBTI by gender identity. Source: Colombia Diversa.

Assassination against LGBTI by sexual orientation. Source: Colombia Diversa.

 

This information is extracted from the collaboration by various civil organizations dedicated to ensuring the human rights of the LGBTI community in Latin America and the Caribbean, who came together, to collect data about murders of LGBTI people in the region.

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