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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.

Venezuela’s future in a couple of pages

“Los retos de la Venezuela del siglo XXI” The first collective published book that approaches the Venezuelan situation as a possible action plan for the crisis.

Painting and drinks becoming “After Office” pastimes in Buenos Aires

After leaving work, many in Buenos Aires are heading out to have a few drinks with their friends and then paint their own work of art, thanks to the new phenomenon of “Paint Night”

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.

A look at life for the gold miners in Peru’s Amazon

Gold miners in Peru’s Amazon jungle face crime, corruption, health hazards and environmental destruction to make a living.

Herbolaria mexicana, vigente desde tiempos ancestrales

Valeriana para el insomnio, ruda para el dolor de estómago y canela para devolver el alma al cuerpo, son las recetas de las abuelas que perduran en la memoria colectiva

Digital communication in indigenous languages: Inclusion or tradition jeopardy

When an indigenous Latin American wants to write an email and has no other way than to do it in Spanish or Portuguese because their native language and writing symbols are not on the computer keyboard. The good and the bad about a digital typography project.

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.

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