Latin America

Rural Latin American: common tragedies
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Rural Latin American: common tragedies

Consequences of armed conflict, land rights, identity defence and gender equality are problems faced by many women who live in the Latin American countryside. Francisco G. Navarro Cienfuegos.- An event in this Cuban city that allowed their voices to be heard. It took place during the Third International Meeting of […]

Education with revolution in Ecuador
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Education with revolution in Ecuador

Citizens’ Revolution in Ecuador set up free basic education and invested in this sector four times as much in as many years, than previous governments, proclaiming knowledge as a strategic direction for achieving development. Pedro Rioseco This year, the Ecuadorian government will invest 120 million dollars into building schools and […]

Brazil’s olympic preparations
Latin America Sports

Brazil’s olympic preparations

London has yet to bask in the glory of her 2012 Olympics, yet preparations are already well underway in Rio for 2016. Laura Cronk Brazil’s booming economy was one factor which convinced the Olympic selection committee in October 2009 that Rio was ready to host the world’s most prestigious sporting […]

Wilson Palacios: the right move
Latin America Sports

Wilson Palacios: the right move

The Honduran international footballer stands on the verge of a £12million move from London based club Tottenham Hotspur to Italian giants Napoli. Leslie Porter The move signifies a new chapter in the life and career of Palacios, a graduate from the youth ranks of Club Deportivo Victoria of La Ceida […]

Latinos ‘in USA’
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Latinos ‘in USA’

Their number has increased since 2000, but they remain located mainly in three states: California with 27.8%, Texas with 18.8%, and Florida with 8.4%. Silvio González The Census Bureau uses the terms “Latino” and “Hispanic” interchangeably to refer to those citizens living in the United States, that when answering the […]