Politic culture linked to both sides

Important proposal will try to make the political history of contemporary Spain and Latin America more understandable and intelligible by the establishments of similarities.

The plastic surgery fever doesn’t cease

It is well known that Asia is one of the continents where there is a greater number of aesthetic surgeries, but to our surprise does not have the higher rates in these procedures. The region of the world in which more invasive and aesthetic surgical procedures are made is Latin America and Venezuela has become the plastic surgery paradise.

Heavy metal becomes the new rhythm to pray

Crash Church in Sao Paulo becomes the first church where heavy metal songs are about Christian God and works as a community gather tool.

Mexico remembers Siqueiros

The artist, whose name was Jose de Jesus Alfaro Siqueiros had a creative life, leaving his political ideology in murals such as The march of humanity, The call to freedom, Burial of the sacrificed worker and Death to the invader.

2016 was a violent year for Venezuela

According to the OVV report, the total number of violent deaths the past year is slightly higher than the already scandalous in 2015, when it reached 27,875 cases.

Mexico understood laboral inclusion is not optional

The Ministry of work and Social Welfare highlighted the promotion of the respect and inclusion of vulnerable groups in the workplace.

Jobs for the future in Latin America

Some changes at a social and technological level affect directly the job market, which means that some careers that were previously considered of great importance lose their value, and others arise in their place that respond to the new needs and promise to be of great relevance in the future, fact that might explain the high rates of unemployment in Latin America.

Brazil's men helped to become better fathers to reduce gender violence

The project seems to be working. At the start, 75% of male participants said men’s responsibilities included childcare, by the end, 100% agreed.

Common risk for Latin America

Corruption, criminality, economic uncertainty, weariness of political parties and class, and dangerous failures in public institutions outline the future of Latin America.

Dominican Republic female population stands up

Abortion was decriminalized in February 2014, however, the Supreme Court recently decided to reinstate the absolute criminal prohibition of abortion, dating from the nineteenth century. In addition, homosexual marriage is not allowed and has not created any law that protects the situation of the LGTB collective.

Internet going further

According to the country's constitution, Bolivia's 37 languages are recognized as official. However, although this linguistic diversity can be observed daily, this is not reflected on the Internet, where Spanish is still the dominant language.

How does Christmas look like for Mayos and Yaquis?

In Sonora, only the Yaqui and May indigenous groups, from the eight original ethnic groups, perform rituals for the celebration of Christmas, because they are the ones that had the greatest impact from Catholicism.

Argentina fights prostitution

Ten transsexuals slammed prostitution in the Argentine city of La Plata by setting up the first hairdressing salon that fights discrimination against their community in the southern country.

Brazil budget cuts put uncontacted Amazon tribe at risk

Tribe, who fired arrows at helicopter photographing them, also face threat from proposed change to land laws, says group

Aymara women using radio to raise awareness of children’s disabilities

The radio program is a way to contribute to society and, at the same time, to get the authorities to pay attention to the plight of disabled people.

2016 didn’t change for sports in Colombia

Rio was the chance for the country to reckon the potential in its athletes, some changes have been made with the years but there is still a lot to be enhanced.

Unemployment and informal work explain the Latin American situation

Compared with other regions of the world, the Latin American private sector, that employs the majority of workers in the region, does not generate enough quality jobs.

Christmas around Latin America

Preparing the Christmas tree, decorating houses with special lights, and expecting a Santa Claus and interchangeable gifts are customs inherited from Western culture that Latin America shares, but each region has made this celebration its own.

Latin American women of the future: numbers speak

In Latin America and the Caribbean, almost 20% of adolescent women are married or live in pairs, in some cases often forced as the rates show the balance for 2016.

Uruguay: The secret of success

Uruguay became the best Latin American country in the world ranking of technological development indexes prepared by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in its report for 2016.

Patriotism statements: Political manipulation

Manipulation of some social aspects of Latin American countries, like history, geopolitics or anthropology facts through politic, religious or philosophical judgements, is on the edge of patriotism and political convenience.  

Threaten Education

Nearly 4 out of 10 of the Latin American students do not finish high school, numbers offered by GRADUATE XXI, a movement promoted by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) that seeks to combat the crisis of school dropout in Latin America.  

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