#Latin America

  • Article: Scientists Are Racing Against Time to Stop Bananas From Being 'Wiped Out'
    Food & Hunger

    Scientists Are Racing Against Time to Stop Bananas From Being 'Wiped Out'

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|June 18, 2018

    We've become completely reliant on one type of banana. Now a disease could lead to its extinction. Read more

  • Article: Here's Why Tens of Thousands of Chilean Women Took to the Streets This Week
    Girls & Women

    Here's Why Tens of Thousands of Chilean Women Took to the Streets This Week

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Erica Sanchez|June 7, 2018

    "Machismo kills." Read more

  • Article: Activists Call Out 'Lethal Strategy of Repression' Against Student Protesters in Nicaragua
    Citizenship

    Activists Call Out 'Lethal Strategy of Repression' Against Student Protesters in Nicaragua

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Erica Sanchez|May 30, 2018

    At least 76 people have been killed in anti-government protests. 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: Catcalling Is Now a Criminal Offense in These Chilean Suburbs
    Girls & Women

    Catcalling Is Now a Criminal Offense in These Chilean Suburbs

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|May 2, 2018

    Those found guilty of street harassment could be fined up to $385. Read more

  • Article: Costa Rica’s New President Wants to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage, Eliminate Poverty, and Serve All People
    Citizenship

    Costa Rica’s New President Wants to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage, Eliminate Poverty, and Serve All People

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Erica Sanchez|April 2, 2018

    “There is much more that unites us than divides us.” Read more

  • Article: This Woman Was Raped by a Family Member at 15 — and Now Fights for Children Who Have Survived Sexual Assault
    Girls & Women

    This Woman Was Raped by a Family Member at 15 — and Now Fights for Children Who Have Survived Sexual ...

    By Phineas Rueckert|March 22, 2018

    Brisa de Angulo is the CEO and founder of Breeze of Hope, and a survivor of sexual violence. Read more

  • Article: All of Latin America Just Made a Pact to Protect Environmental Activists
    Environment

    All of Latin America Just Made a Pact to Protect Environmental Activists

    By Joe McCarthy|March 6, 2018

    The era of activists being slaughtered in their homes may be coming to an end. Read more