Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto

Mexico urges wealthy nations to help poorer states cut disaster risk

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto urged wealthy countries to help vulnerable nations limit their exposure to natural hazards.

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Human Rights

Rights Group calls on Latin American governments on Human Rights

Governments must not consider human rights irrelevant but must rather recognize their moral stature

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Cuba against Homophobia

Cuba: A country against homophobia harassment

The Cuban National Center for Sexual Education (Cenesex) will launch a campaign this year against homophobic and transphobic harassment.

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LatAm doubles students in higher education, but inequality persists

The rate of students in Latin America who graduate from higher education more than doubled – from 21 percent to 43 percent – between 2000-2013.

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Healthcare and education: Guatemala

Healthcare and education: Guatemala’s path of improvement

Better education, healthcare, and infrastructure are some of the major improvements benefiting almost 10,000 inhabitants of Guatemala.

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The wall that divides athletes

Twelve swimmers dived into the Pacific Ocean to raise awareness about the sensitive subject of immigration.

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Bolivia: The elderly obtain a second chance

Bolivia is looking to offer free college classes for the elderly.

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Honduras: Historic opportunity to decriminalize abortion

Preventing women from exercising their human rights by stopping them from being able to make decisions over their own bodies only puts their health and lives in danger

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Chilean women work presence yet to come

The female participation rate in the Latin American work force reaches 54%, while Chile is in the last place of the chart, with a 43% female occupation.

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La Paz is full of smiling Zebras

They are the zebras of La Paz, a symbol that has become a heritage of the Bolivian city that seeks to raise awareness among pedestrians and drivers about safety for a better city.

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Residents of Latin America's oldest city fearful of gentrification

Business owners are delighted, but residents of Santo Domingo's walled city are watching nervously, fearful that they will be priced out by a surge of stylish new restaurants and boutiques.

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Almost 30 years ago and still unresolved

Forced disappearance has been a strategy of bad governments and is a systematic plan that has been in charge of dividing and causing terror to the victims that even today stay unresolved.

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Islam is spreading worldwide fastly!

In Latin America, however, Islam does not seem to have the same boom as elsewhere, why?

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US, Canada & Mexico bid for 2026 World cup

The North American bid to host the 2026 World Cup has asked FIFA for a decision in June 2018, two years ahead of schedule.

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Latin America’s LGTB community raises its voice

The III Meeting of LGBTI Political Leaders of Latin America and the Caribbean, more than 200 LGTBI leaders, spread their motto "Democracy for Equality".

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Uruguay bets on education

There are 125 teenagers living in situations of social vulnerability that are part of Ánima, the technological high school Uruguayan project.

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Paradise has a name: Montevideo

The Uruguayan capital is, according to Mercer, the city with the best quality of life in the region. 

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Colombia is no longer the happiest

According to the World Happiness report, which the UN publishes each year, the country fell to 36th  place. 

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Total educational inclusion is still far

Despite major advances in education in Latin America and the Caribbean over the last decade, there are still 4.2 million school-age children out of school.

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Colombia is no longer the happiest

According to the World Happiness report, which the UN publishes each year, the country fell to 36th place.

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Total educational inclusion is still far

Despite major advances in education in Latin America and the Caribbean over the last decade, there are still 4.2 million school-age children out of school.

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Latin America condemned by the magic realism

It would seem to us that due to a curse, the Latin American countries are incapable of getting out of underdevelopment.

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