Hacktivism in Latin America: The Case of Guacamaya

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This article explores the activities of the hacktivist group Guacamaya, who came to prominence in 2022 through a series of hack-and-leak operations spanning nine Latin American states. In the first section, the work considers who Guacamaya are, including questions of authenticity. In the second, it explores some of the lessons we can learn around hack-and-leak operations and the impacts of such methods in a Latin American context.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages17
Publication statusPublished - 17 Apr 2023


  • Hacktivism
  • Latin America
  • Hack-and-leak
  • indigeneity
  • Guacamaya

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