Latin America

Blessing or problem? How the non-relevance of Latin America has two sides

Federico Rojas de Galarreta is a 39-year-old Political Sciences teacher in Institute of International Affairs in the University of Chile speaks about social inequalities within Latin America and how the difficulty of speaking of the whole continent as one. What…

Boric’s government and international priorities

Foreign policy does not have an autonomous purpose, but is a substantive component of any development strategy. The type of external openness that has characterised our country in the last forty years has been consistent with the productive model of…

In Latin America, mental health can only be achieved through collective memory

Conflicts throughout history have an impact on mental health Written by Joel Herrera The debate on mental health is very important in the Latin American region because of the entire history of socio-political conflicts, criminalized and persecuted social movements, militarization,…

Latin America and the Caribbean surpassed 800,000 deaths from Covid-19 on Tuesday

The modern plague advances, despite vaccines and the phenomenal deployment of science and technology, despite the fact that so many intelligent minds have been working on antidotes, despite the sustained efforts of health personnel and doctors who have been working…

Please, Latin America, Take Care of Your Children

Last week, President Biden nominated Vice President Harris to oversee the immigration issue at U.S. southern border, where thousands of unaccompanied minors are arriving from Central America. A few days later, ex-President Trumps said that “he will probably visit the…

LIVE on March 9: Will Argentina’s ‘green tide’ on abortion rights spread throughout Latin America?

The Spanish-language session will be live-streamed on Facebook Live, YouTube, and Twitch The legalization of abortion in Argentina in December 2020 triggered a wave of debates on reproductive rights across Latin America. Several countries in the region impose a total ban…

Anti-rights Wiki: An investigation into the conservative lobby in Latin America

A guide to anti-rights actors and their connections In recent years, social movements in Latin America have been strengthened by collaborative networks between countries, which created political and social changes to achieve or expand fundamental human rights. On the other…

2020: The year of feminist struggles and political resistance in Latin America

Activism did not disappear during quarantine In Latin America and the Caribbean, the year 2020 was marked by the role of feminist and social movements that helped bring about immense political change despite the presence of the COVID-19 pandemic which…

No to FTAA 15 yrs on: overcoming capitalism still best alternative for Latin America

Brasil de Fato Michele de Mello “Alca, al carajo!”, was Hugo Chávez’s war cry in Mar Del Plata, located in southern Argentina, on November 5th 2005, expressing the will of the people in the 35 countries of the American continent.…

China Is Working to Expand Its Ties to Latin America

In mid-January 2020, 800 people gathered at Mexico’s Ministry of Economy to celebrate “China Day” with a seminar on Chinese-Mexican relations. Mexico’s Minister of Economy Graciela Márquez Colín, who has a PhD in economic history from Harvard University, said, “China…

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