Politic culture linked to both sides

Important proposal will try to make the political history of contemporary Spain and Latin America more understandable and intelligible by the establishments of similarities.

The plastic surgery fever doesn’t cease

It is well known that Asia is one of the continents where there is a greater number of aesthetic surgeries, but to our surprise does not have the higher rates in these procedures. The region of the world in which more invasive and aesthetic surgical procedures are made is Latin America and Venezuela has become the plastic surgery paradise.

Mexico remembers Siqueiros

The artist, whose name was Jose de Jesus Alfaro Siqueiros had a creative life, leaving his political ideology in murals such as The march of humanity, The call to freedom, Burial of the sacrificed worker and Death to the invader.

2016 was a violent year for Venezuela

According to the OVV report, the total number of violent deaths the past year is slightly higher than the already scandalous in 2015, when it reached 27,875 cases.

Jobs for the future in Latin America

Some changes at a social and technological level affect directly the job market, which means that some careers that were previously considered of great importance lose their value, and others arise in their place that respond to the new needs and promise to be of great relevance in the future, fact that might explain the high rates of unemployment in Latin America.

Common risk for Latin America

Corruption, criminality, economic uncertainty, weariness of political parties and class, and dangerous failures in public institutions outline the future of Latin America.

Dominican Republic female population stands up

Abortion was decriminalized in February 2014, however, the Supreme Court recently decided to reinstate the absolute criminal prohibition of abortion, dating from the nineteenth century. In addition, homosexual marriage is not allowed and has not created any law that protects the situation of the LGTB collective.

Internet going further

According to the country's constitution, Bolivia's 37 languages are recognized as official. However, although this linguistic diversity can be observed daily, this is not reflected on the Internet, where Spanish is still the dominant language.

How does Christmas look like for Mayos and Yaquis?

In Sonora, only the Yaqui and May indigenous groups, from the eight original ethnic groups, perform rituals for the celebration of Christmas, because they are the ones that had the greatest impact from Catholicism.

Argentina fights prostitution

Ten transsexuals slammed prostitution in the Argentine city of La Plata by setting up the first hairdressing salon that fights discrimination against their community in the southern country.

Christmas around Latin America

Preparing the Christmas tree, decorating houses with special lights, and expecting a Santa Claus and interchangeable gifts are customs inherited from Western culture that Latin America shares, but each region has made this celebration its own.

Uruguay: The secret of success

Uruguay became the best Latin American country in the world ranking of technological development indexes prepared by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in its report for 2016.

Patriotism statements: Political manipulation

Manipulation of some social aspects of Latin American countries, like history, geopolitics or anthropology facts through politic, religious or philosophical judgements, is on the edge of patriotism and political convenience.  

Threaten Education

Nearly 4 out of 10 of the Latin American students do not finish high school, numbers offered by GRADUATE XXI, a movement promoted by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) that seeks to combat the crisis of school dropout in Latin America.  

Reelection: an hypocrite democracy or inherited warlordism

Latin America has tried to consolidate its democracy under the principles of the liberal democracies of Europe and the United States run by freedom, equality and general will since its independence from the Spanish metropolis. But undoubtedly politics work different now and in huge proportions.

Education and technology together for better results

Radical changes are needed in the Colombian educational system , they  must have technology, digitization and connectivity as catalysts of great social changes, since with the elements that work together, we can achieve sustained economic growth, more access to quality education and high levels of schooling, achieve mayor Equity and equality in our society.

Women social empowerment against economy?

Women emancipation has contributed to reduce the fertility rates in Brazil, a country compounded by 191 million people where Catholicism predominates, abortion is illegal (except in exceptional cases) and where the state has never promoted birth control. 

What’s behind the food banks in Latin America?

Globally, between one-quarter and one-third of the food produced annually for human consumption is lost or wasted. In Latin America and the Caribbean every day up to 348,000 tons of food end up in the trash. 

Latin America studies but doesn’t have jobs

A generation with more and better jobs for young people is a major challenge in Latin America and the Caribbean, where their entry into working life is marked by high rates of unemployment, informality and discouragement.

Meet the bachaqueros

Bachaqueros: the Venezuelans turning to the black market to survive amid shortage. Once one of the world's strongest currencies, the bolivar has been reduced to a nuisance

Latin America about justice

The World Justice Project organization said in its index Rule of Law Index ranking of countries where there is more and less confidence in justice.