#Colombia

  • Article: Colombian Cities Are Fighting Mosquito-Borne Diseases With This App

    Colombian Cities Are Fighting Mosquito-Borne Diseases With This App

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 16, 2019

    Premise is helping to increase awareness and tackle mosquito breeding grounds. Read more

  • Article: Colombia to Train an 'Elite Unit' to Combat Human Trafficking

    Colombia to Train an 'Elite Unit' to Combat Human Trafficking

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 1, 2019

    Victims of forced labor are often found in mining, agriculture, and as crop pickers in coca fields. Read more

  • Article: Colombia's Venezuelan Migrants Left Hungry Amid Aid Shortage

    Colombia's Venezuelan Migrants Left Hungry Amid Aid Shortage

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 24, 2019

    Venezuela's economic collapse has unleashed the biggest migratory crisis in recent South America. Read more

  • Article: Solar-Powered Cable Cars Serve Bogota's Poorest Using Clean Energy

    Solar-Powered Cable Cars Serve Bogota's Poorest Using Clean Energy

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 17, 2019

    The system allows thousands of people to travel with almost no carbon footprint. Read more

  • Article: 4 Ways the Venezuela Crisis Is Affecting Children's Education

    4 Ways the Venezuela Crisis Is Affecting Children's Education

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|June 14, 2019

    Parents can’t afford school supplies or food, and children are forced to work. Read more

  • Article: Angelina Jolie Urges Aid and Compassion for Migrants Fleeing Venezuela

    Angelina Jolie Urges Aid and Compassion for Migrants Fleeing Venezuela

    By Sushmita Roy|June 10, 2019

    “The human response is to not turn a blind eye.” Read more

  • Article: Thousands of Children Born to Venezuelan Migrants in Colombia Left Stateless

    Thousands of Children Born to Venezuelan Migrants in Colombia Left Stateless

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 24, 2019

    Without identity documents, these children and their mothers are stuck in legal limbo. Read more

  • Article: Blind Women in Colombia Are Helping Detect Breast Cancer in Patients

    Blind Women in Colombia Are Helping Detect Breast Cancer in Patients

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sushmita Roy|May 8, 2019

    When trained, these health care workers can detect 30% more tissue alterations than doctors. Read more