An ageless war: this is the reality of child recruitment in Colombia

"By persuasion and coercion, guerrilla and paramilitary groups strengthened their armies with minors", says the National Center for Historical Memory

Venezuela: clashes between soldiers and miners leave 18 dead

The east of Venezuela, as part of the Orinoco Mining Arc, has become a constant scene of clashes over the control of the area

Cuba: Why have there been 330 arbitrary political-detentions?

CCDHRN reports that every year, more than 5,000 people are deprived of their freedom due to political reasons

Chile: Death penalty for child rapists?

The rape and murder of a 23-month-old baby opens the debate on the death penalty in the South American country

UN: What constituted the complaint to El Salvador's government?

For twelve days the Special Rapporteur on the subject dedicated herself to finding clues that clarify responsibility, but the government does not agree with the report

Argentina: how does the Syria Program work?

The program designed to welcome people fleeing the crisis in the Arab country has been renewed for the fourth time

Honduras: this has been the struggle of the LGBTI community

The Central American nation has a huge social debt to the population of diverse sexual orientations and identities

US wants to expand Internet access in Cuba

One hour of Internet connection in Cuba is equivalent to 5% of the average monthly wage

Vatican, Pope Francis

Vatican takes over religious institution involved in sexual scandals

As the Pope's trip is apporaching, sexual abuse by catholic authorities take importance on the agenda

Press freedom in Latin America

Globally, RSF registered a 14% deterioration in the exercise of freedom of expression

Inequality in Colombia: Centre- periphery

Inequality in Colombia: Centre- periphery

The dissimilarity in Colombia is more worrying at the border

Peru and the forced sterilization in the 1990’s

Peru and the forced sterilization in the 1990’s

Fujimori justified the program on the premise that a lower birth rate would drive down poverty

Latin America: from access to ICT appropriation

Latin America: from access to ICT appropriation

The strategic use of ICT could be a means to achieve development

En Brasil hay más muertes que en la guerra de Siria

Violence in Brazil: deadlier than war in Syria

Every 10 minutes a criminal homicide takes place in Brazil

The price of being a social leader in Colombia

The price of being a social leader in Colombia

NGOs' figures show that approximately 130 social leaders have been killed 

Labor market: women in Latin America

Labor market: women in Latin America

The development of the region is essential to close the gap in the labor force 

How is child abuse condemned in Latin America?

How is child abuse condemned in Latin America?

In Colombia, per hour two children are victim of sexual abuse

Ibero-American Award for Education

Ibero-American Award for Education: a recognition for human rights

Bolivia, Colombia, Peru, and El Salvador are the winners for their initiatives regarding human rights

Violence against women in Latin America

Violence against women in Latin America

2 out of 5 feminicides are committed within a context of domestic violence, according to UN WOMEN and PNUD

Latin America: the LGBTI community

Latin America: the LGBTI community still has a long way to go

Although some governments have passed laws in favor of LGBTI rights, this community faces discrimination daily 

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