#South America

  • Article: A Devastating Drought in South America Was Caused by an Unusual Wave Halfway Around the World
    Environment

    A Devastating Drought in South America Was Caused by an Unusual Wave Halfway Around the World

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 9, 2019

    But new research could help countries better future droughts. Read more

  • Article: Your Old Solar Eclipse Glasses Are Helping Kids in South America and Asia Learn About Science
    Education

    Your Old Solar Eclipse Glasses Are Helping Kids in South America and Asia Learn About Science

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 1, 2019

    The special glasses allow underprivileged students to witness science right in front of their eyes. Read more

  • Article: Paraguay Has Officially Eliminated Malaria
    Health

    Paraguay Has Officially Eliminated Malaria

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Erica Sanchez|June 12, 2018

    It’s the first country in the Americas to eliminate the disease in 45 years. Read more

  • Article: Why You Shouldn’t Throw Away Your Solar Eclipse Glasses
    Education

    Why You Shouldn’t Throw Away Your Solar Eclipse Glasses

    By Tess Sohngen|Aug. 22, 2017

    Your glasses can make a difference for children in developing countries. Read more

  • Article: One Thing You Should Know Before Lighting up Your Charcoal Grill
    Environment

    One Thing You Should Know Before Lighting up Your Charcoal Grill

    July 10, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The dry tropical forests of the Chaco are being destroyed faster than any other forests on earth. Read more

  • Article: Argentina shuts down 140-year-old zoo after outcry
    Environment

    Argentina shuts down 140-year-old zoo after outcry

    By Brandon Blackburn-Dwyer|June 28, 2016

    Activists win after years of poor conditions and preventable animal deaths. Read more

  • Article: Iconic Brazilian beach covered with underwear to protest horrific gang rape
    Girls & Women

    Iconic Brazilian beach covered with underwear to protest horrific gang rape

    By Garima Bakshi|June 8, 2016

    33 men raped her, then bragged about it. Read more

  • Article: Health impact Colombia
    ImpactHealth

    Global Citizen gets Colombia to commit to improve maternal and child health

    May 31, 2016

    President Santos of Colombia committed to reduce the rural maternal mortality rate by 25% by 2018. Read more