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UN: peace in Colombia cannot be a victim of COVID
Carlos Ruiz Massieu, head of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia, will present on July 14 to the Security Council in New York the quarterly report of the Secretary General on the Mission in the co...
'Timochenko' and Salvatore Mancuso defend the JEP
These two important figures in the history of the armed conflict in Colombia joined in support of the JEP and the implementation of the peace agreemen...
Health systems in crisis and other 3 news from Latin America
The coronavirus crisis worsens in Latin America and other news of the week
UN: peace in Colombia cannot be a victim of COVID
Carlos Ruiz Massieu, head of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia, will present on July 14 to the Security Council in New York the quarterly report...
Jair Bolsonaro with Covid and Evo Morales accused of terrorism
Two opposing Latin American political leaders make headlines for the day.
Dominican Republic: new president in the midst of the pandemic
The Dominican Republic became the first country in Latin America to hold elections as the region faces the Coronavirus pandemic.
The new airport that was built in Mexico by their army
The role of the army in the current administration has become a central issue in discussions in Mexico
COVID-19 increases domestic violence in Venezuela
Domestic violence figures on women and children in Venezuelan territory increased during confinement for COVID 19
Good deeds amid the pandemic
Amid the pandemic, Alexander Hueso and his family bring food to the most vulnerable areas of the city
How is Latin America doing with the Sustainable Development Goals?
At the pace of the region, it is likely that the Sustainable Development Goals agreed for 2030 will not be achieved .
"Nubia and children", the YouTube channel of a farmer family
Due to the economic crisis caused by covid-19 and corruption in Colombia, a humble family decided to create a YouTube channel to teach how to grow foo...
Investigative journalism also suffers from the pandemic
The journalistic profession has had essential participation in Covid-19 crisis
Racism and police abuse in Mexico, response to the murder of George Floyd
Mexico has joined the protests unleashed by the death of George Floyd
Bolsonaro threatens to leave the WHO
The President of Brazil followed the example of Donald Trump and threatened to withdraw from the WHO, alleging an ideological bias
"Matarife", the controversial documentary series
The journalist and lawyer Daniel Mendoza launched a series that promises to reveal the entire criminal history of former Colombian President &Aac...
COVID-19: How Latin American students struggle during the crisis?
Some Latin American students are stuck abroad because of the closure of the international airports of their home countries and their mental health is ...
Coronavirus: 5 different crises in the same region
The Coronavirus in Latin America has revealed apparent new problems that are leading to internal crises in some countries
Coronavirus: 54.8% of cases imported to Brazil by March 5 came from Italy
In contrast with China and other countries where the disease spread slowly, in Brazil more than 300 people started the epidemic; most were passengers ...
3 Latin American news during the contingency
These are the most important events that happen in Latin America while the attention is focused on the Coronavirus
Latin American scientific findings about the coronavirus
Scientists Javier Jaimes, Irene Bosch and Marina Escalera-Zamudio, are currently conducting research on the diagnosis and cure of COVID-19
Coronavirus and social classes in Latin America
In the upper classes of some countries the first cases were manifested, to later expand among the low-income population
Investigation against Bolsonaro begins
After the wave of criticism unleashed against Bolsonaro for his handling of the COVID-19 crisis, a new scandal puts the president in the eye of the hu...
Why are they killing social leaders in Colombia?
The State cares more about knowing the numbers of dead social leaders than identifying those responsible for their deaths
Is 'Pico y Género' a care policy?
'Pico y género', a gender-based lockdown measure to control the spread of COVID-19, may strengthen the violence against transgender and...
State of emergency in Salvadoran prisons
Thousands of inmates in the prison centers of El Salvador are in total confinement, sitting one after the other, handcuffed and unable to move
Coronavirus: test are lacking in Latin America
The reason for the exponential increase in deaths in Ecuador may be due to the lack of access to diagnostic tests, which is happening throughout the r...
Does quarantine reinforce gender roles?
The total quarantine decreed in Colombia may reinforce the traditional gender roles and overload women with household and caring unpaid work.
Coronavirus challenges Latin American governments
From network control to sectoral quarantines, these have been the hectic decisions of Latin American presidents.
Ecuador and Coronavirus: (un) expected crisis
Here is a summary of the situation Ecuador is going through in the midst of the global public health crisis
Coronavirus: state of emergency in Latin America
Latin American countries have declared a state of emergency due to the outbreak of Coronavirus. What does this mean?
Argentina: 4 million people live in precarious conditions
That number corresponds to people who live living in slums, towns, and settlements in precarious conditions.
Latin America against Coronavirus
The late arrival of the virus in the region allowed governments to prepare ahead of time and many are taking extreme prevention measures.
Mexico: March 9, no women in the streets
After the massive marches on March 8, Mexican women continued to leave a message with the #ElNueveNingunaSeMueve campaign.
Brazilian authorities leave Venezuela
After months of clashes between the two countries, Jair Bolsonaro decided to withdraw his diplomats from the neighboring country
Decriminalization of abortion in Colombia did not succeed
Colombian people were asking to decriminalize abortion during the first weeks of pregnancy but the Constitutional Court didn't approve it.&nb...
Do you know what Latamleaks is?
Here we tell you everything you need to know about this platform to fight corruption in the region
The challenges of the new uruguayan president
After 15 years of leftist governments, Luis Lacalle Pou assumed the presidency on March 1 and promises a new direction in a polarized country
The coronavirus arrived in Latin America
It was brought by a 61-year-old Brazilian who arrived in Brazil after being in Italy for two weeks
The first consequences of the statements of Aída Merlano
The Commission of Accusations of the House of Representatives will open an investigation into President Iván Duque following the statement...
Transphobia: the main reason of the lack of opportunities against the trans community
The big amount of stigmas against the trans community has been used to justify the violence against them but also has closed the access to basic human...
How will Uber work in Colombia?
Less than a month after the company said goodbye to the coffee nation, Uber returned with a new way of functioning.
Mexican women against femicide
Another march against femicide took over the streets of Mexico last weekend after the death of Ingrid Escamilla.
Maduro went after his critics again
The Venezuelan president responded again to those who question his government.
El Salvador: Nayib Bukele faces Congress
Militarization in Congress was an attempt by President Bukele to pressure deputies to vote on a proposed loan that is pending
Dengue, the 'coronavirus' of Latin America
The struggle in Latin America takes months with an epidemic that has infected more than 3 million people .
Bolsonaro says no to sex
As usual, the Brazilian president caused a stir with an abstinence campaign that advises young people not to have sex.
Colombia faces consequences for not recognizing its armed conflict
The main international network of historical memory issued a letter expelling the Historical Memory Center of Colombia and criticized its director
What is 'ethnoporno' and how does it affect indigenous Mexican women?
More than 800 indigenous women of Chiapas, between adults and minors, have been victims of people who see a sexual fetish in their ethnic characterist...
In Cuba, cleaner rivers follow greener farming
A team of Cuban and U.S scientists have worked together to find the impacts of contemporary agriculture on water quality in Cuba's rivers.
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