Swapping coca for cacao

An option for getting away from the Colombian conflict is to change the kind of plantations to a peace kind one. 

Swapping coca for cacao

An option for getting away from the Colombian conflict is to change the kind of plantations to a peace kind one.

Education rules in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico understood education is the perfect weapon to confront violence against women.

Shrimp industry rescuing Colombia’s female conflict victims

Every day, 145 women, most of them victims of Colombia’s armed conflict, efficiently clean thousands of Pacific white shrimp

AcroYoga in Medellín and the upcoming Primavera Event

The weekly AcroYoga events in Medellín have been held steadily for approximately seven years!

Poverty, lack of social programs and machismo linked?

Argentina is again the stage for women protests against violence, what is it with the Latin American context to allow genre violence in wider proprtions?

The first generation in peace

Before the peace deal in Colombia, it could have been impossible to even think of guerillas women giving birth and the harsh drama finally ends.

Scouting out the world's best coffee

A cup of joe is no mere morning ritual for Alvaro Gaviria

Venezuela and the media

The National Assembly of Venezuela approved official censorship of independent media and national and international journalists out of alleged violence promotion. Who is the violence promoter?

Why Chileans dislike business leaders

Asked by Latinobarómetro, another pollster, if they had any confidence in private enterprise, just 32% said yes, the second-lowest rate among 18 countries

“Gustu” gving out chances to La Paz

Claus Meyer provides training to young people and women without jobs or prospects in Bolivia to soften the poverty situation of the country.

Cali expands the reintegration program

With the delivery of weapons by 40 teenagers, the beginning of the Integral Treatment of Gangs, TIP, was formalized, covering a total of 700 members of these groups in the city.

“Alto el fuego” for children in Colombia

The exploitation of children as soldiers is a widespread practice in countries under war: it is estimated that in Colombia there are still between 8,000 and 14,000 child soldiers.

Cuban doctors in Colombia stranded

The government of Cuba has said it will accept Cuban doctors and reincorporate them into the national health system. But, those stranded in Colombia insist this is not true.

Ecuador votes with freedom

For the first time the transgender population decided their desired gender to vote on Sunday.

Joined against violence

As insecurity has skyrocketed over the years it has become abundantly clear that there is no magic formula or policy to address it.

The hard and long trip to get out

Emigrating by land has become the escape route for many middle and lower class Venezuelans trying to escape the chaos in the country.

Plus-size, Left handed and gluten-free in Latin America

The next time you travel to Buenos Aires or Santiago, don’t be afraid to dust off your Spanish with the phrase “soy vegetariano.”

Colombia is helping you spread love this Valentine’s Day

That time of year has once again arrived when the scent of fresh-cut roses is flooding stores nationwide.

Colombia is helping you spread love this Valentine’s Day

That time of year has once again arrived when the scent of fresh-cut roses is flooding stores nationwide.

Mexican constitution celebrated between agitation

Several entities and intellectuals have recently spoken about the Constitution and its centenary, giving very different opinions. The debate is open, and several experts argue the need to renew the magnum letter.

Integration proposals came back

Colombian Defense Minister Camilo Ospina, presented an initiative of political and economic integration for Latin America in the current conjuncture imposed by the new president of the United States, Donald Trump. Is it likely to happen?

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