#Colombia

  • Article: The World Lost 40 Football Fields of Tropical Forest Every Minute in 2017
    Environment

    The World Lost 40 Football Fields of Tropical Forest Every Minute in 2017

    By Joe McCarthy|June 29, 2018

    The amount of funding doesn’t match the scale of the problem. Read more

  • Article: Desperate Pregnant Women Flee Venezuela to Find Lifesaving Health Care
    Health

    Desperate Pregnant Women Flee Venezuela to Find Lifesaving Health Care

    June 19, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The numbers of babies and women dying during or after childbirth in Venezuela have soared. Read more

  • Article: Hundreds of Venezuelan Children Victims of Child Labor in Colombia
    Citizenship

    Hundreds of Venezuelan Children Victims of Child Labor in Colombia

    June 14, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    About 850,000 children in Colombia are estimated to be working and not attending school. Read more

  • Article: Venezuela's Hunger Crisis Is Forcing Children to Drop Out of School
    Food & Hunger

    Venezuela's Hunger Crisis Is Forcing Children to Drop Out of School

    May 4, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Neighbouring Colombia's president described the situation as a "humanitarian crisis." Read more

  • Article: These 6 Women Activists Won This Year’s Top Environmental Prize
    Environment

    These 6 Women Activists Won This Year’s Top Environmental Prize

    By Chris Gelardi|April 23, 2018

    “We have a responsibility to future generations to leave a better world.” Read more

  • Article: Venezuelans Flee to Colombia to Escape Hunger, but Find Little Relief
    Food & Hunger

    Venezuelans Flee to Colombia to Escape Hunger, but Find Little Relief

    April 16, 2018|News Deeply

    Colombia has taken in at least 660,000 Venezuelan migrants. Read more

  • Article: Colombia Just Protected More Than 30,000 Square Miles of the Amazon Rainforest
    Environment

    Colombia Just Protected More Than 30,000 Square Miles of the Amazon Rainforest

    April 13, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "It is unprecedented — it has not happened anywhere else, any other place at least that I know." Read more

  • Article: These Kids Won a Court Case Forcing Colombia to Protect the Amazon
    Environment

    These Kids Won a Court Case Forcing Colombia to Protect the Amazon

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 6, 2018

    It sets a precedent that could lead to similar victories around the world. Read more