Mobility in Latin America: Doing better than parents but not peers

In a promising sign of economic mobility across generations, access to education has grown leaps and bounds in...

Trying to Make Immigration an Option Rather than a Need in Latin America

(IPS) - The aim is for migration to become just one option among others for the rural population...

Corruption On The Rise in Latin America and the Caribbean

Corruption is a scourge that hurts ordinary people every day across the Americas. And when they speak out...

Latin America Calls for Free Movement of Persons in Global Compact on Migration

(IPS) - Latin America and the Caribbean called for the free movement of persons to be included in...

Latin America Is Branded as a Lower-middle Zone of Human Capital

(Prensa Latina) The World Economic Forum said on Wednesday (Sept. 13)  in Geneva that Latin America and the...

Trump to Meet Latin American Leaders to Discuss Venezuela

The U.S. President Donald Trump will host his counterparts from Peru, Colombia and Brazil on Monday, with the...

UN Urging Temporary Protection in Latin America For Fleeing Venezuelans

The UN migration agency is urging Latin American countries hosting growing numbers of Venezuelans fleeing economic crisis to...

Why a Marxist Regime Precludes the Good Life

Totalitarian states such as North Korea or Cuba create a social framework in which our choices of actions...

Removing Statues of Violent Bigots? Start with Che

Rosario is Argentina's second oldest city. Located by the Paraná river, it is the home of hard-working people,...

Money Laundering Risk Levels in Latin American Countries, Ranked

Insightcrime.org - An annual report by one of the world's leading institutions working against financial crimes ranks countries...

What is the cost of violence against women for their health, their children, and their work?

  (Q24N) Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) suffers disproportionately from the impact of violence against women compared to...

How Odebrecht Profited From Corrupting Latin Ameica’s Political Elites

(Insightcrime.org) On December 21, 2016, the US Department of Justice and Brazilian construction conglomerate Odebrecht reached a record-setting...

“I’ll Tell You a Story” – Violence Against Women in Peru

(IPS) - Domestic violence is alarmingly prevalent in Peru. Not only is it statistically more common than in...

Would impeaching Trump restore the rule of law? Lessons from Latin America

Some Americans and members of Congress have called for the impeachment of President Donald Trump. What happens after a...

Time to Get Serious about Child Marriage in Latin America

(Human Rights Wathc) When Honduras parliamentarians this week unanimously passed a bill making child marriage illegal, they took...

Understanding Latin American regionalism: ALBA

ALBA has always supported left ideals within South America and the Caribbean countries as an opposition to the...

Senior citizens: An ever-growing population in Latin America

(Q24N) In the past, Latin America and the Caribbean were known as youthful regions with high birth and...

What do Latin America’s millennials want?

Let’s start from the beginning, what is a millennial? Millennials are all who were born and raised in this...

A bridge between Latin America and Asia

It’s been a little more than 5 years since the Pacific Alliance was formed. The Latin American trade...

How to fix Latin America’s homicide problem

In the 1990s, the capital of Colombia’s mountainous Antioquia province Medellin had one of the world’s highest-ever recorded...

Latin America’s Rural Exodus Undermines Food Security

Q24N (IPS) - In Latin America and the Caribbean, which account for 12 per cent of the planet’s...

Can Hip Hop Help Stop Gang Violence in Latin America?

(Q24N) Insightcrime.org - Hip hop culture has long been associated with gangs, violence and vandalism. But a wide...

Latin America Lacks Clear Policies to Tackle Human Trafficking

Q24N (By Daniela Pastrana, IPS) Each year, some three million undocumented immigrants enter the United States, half of them...

How Trump’s Environmental Policy Undermines LatAm Security

(Q24N) Insightcrime.org - US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from a global agreement to fight climate change...

LATEST

Costa Rica Decides: Latest Poll

If the presidential elections were held today, who would win? The latest poll reveals no one. The current field of candidates for the election on...

Miss Peru Pageant Protests Gender Violence to International Applause, but not all Peruvians Are Clapping

When contestants in this year's Miss Peru contest exposed the alarming numbers related to violence against women, the international media gave a standing ovation. But...

“Cementazo” Scandal Tarnishes Costa Rica’s Presidential Election

Costa Rica is just months away from a presidential election, set to take place on February 4, 2018. However, the road to the polls...

Family Time (with Multiple Families) in Costa Rica

Traveling thousands of miles from home, with young children, to remote beaches in a foreign country where they speak a different language can be...

Switzerland to Take Part in Bi-Oceanic Train Route Through 5 South American Countries

Switzerland has officially joined the bi-oceanic train project that will connect five South American countries as well as the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans by...

Number of Women Jailed in Mexico Increases Due to Drugs

(Prensa Latina) The number of women jailed in Mexico for crimes associated with drug trafficking increased in recent years. The Equis, Justice for Women organization,...

Critics Calling ‘Justice League’ a Mess

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists newfound ally Diana Prince to face an even...

TRENDING / POPULAR

Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

10 Countries Reputed As The Ultimate Place For Sex Tourism (Guess Who Isn’t?)

QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

Red Alert Declared For Pacific, Central Valley and Northern Zone

The National Emergencies Commission ( Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) declared a red alert for the entire Pacific coast, Central Valley and northern...

Nothing Escaped Nate!

Nothing escaped Nate! Floods, rivers overflowing their banks, houses destroyed, families uprooted, schools closed, roads and bridges damaged or destroyed and farms and plantations...

RANDOM