Across Latin America, cyberspace is fundamentally rewiring the ways groups, individuals and states engage with politics, economics, social action and governance. With some 40% of the population now online, connectivity is expanding faster than in any other part of the world. Most of that expansion is happening amongst the young – digital natives with ambitions to change and better their lives. The recent street protests in Brazil may signal a new popular awakening, as digital natives flex their collective political muscles. This and more is explored in the Open Empowerment Initiative’s latest Strategic Note, which draws on new regional research.