How does Latin America celebrate Halloween?

How does Latin America celebrate Halloween?

The scariest night of the year is approaching: what is the story behid goodies and scary costumes?

Why is smiling and yawning contagious?

Why is smiling and yawning contagious?

The key would be the mirror neurons

Top 5 Must-Eat Foods in Peru

Top 5 Must-Eat Foods in Peru

These seemingly simple dishes will blow your mind!

Medellin: The city that dresses in nature

Medellin: The city that dresses in nature

From July 29th to August 7th, one of the most important cultural events of Colombia is celebrated

Latin American Women

Woman hold the future of Latin America

Thanks to greater access to opportunities, society is evolving 

Education in Latin America

Education in Latin America: New challenges

Although progress has been made, are different variables not being taken into consideration? 

Dominican Republic and Haiti

One island, two worlds

Although the Dominican Republic and Haiti share the same island, they could not be more different

Latin America elderly

Senior citizens: An ever-growing population in Latin America

This region used to be characterized by its vibrant youth but it seems as if times are changing

Latin America's millennials

What do Latin America's millennials want?

This generation shares common traits with its international peers but the ones living inside the region present unique characteristics.

Marcelo Crivella

Marcelo Crivella VS. Rio’s Carnival?

The mayor of Rio de Janeiro threatens one of the most important festivals

Responsible pet ownership

Responsible pet ownership in Latin America

Street animals are reproducing at an alarming rate putting at risk public health

reader kids

Where are the readers?

The use of technology has become a part of our everyday life but is it having a negative effect on readers?

Chile innovates in classrooms to improve school performance

Chile innovates in classrooms to improve school performance

New technologies have come to stay and Chilean schools are starting to integrate it into their everyday routines

Colombia's Venezuelans

Colombia's Venezuelans

The United Nations Refugee Agency in Bogotá does state that there has been "a notable increase of Venezuelan nationals coming to and remaining in Colombia."

Marijuana legal

Is Marijuana legal in Latin America?

Cannabis consumption has increased over the last two decades changing legal policies. What has happened?

Uruguay’s poorest students

85% of Uruguay’s poorest don't finish high school

What Uruguayan public education needs is an investment of 6 percent of GDP and another 1 percent in research for several years

Homophobia

Homophobia: Not just a problem of the 21st century

Even if rates and data on homophobia violence in Latin America are scarce, it doesn’t mean it is a new issue

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.

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

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.

higher education,

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.

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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