Over two millions births in Latin America to mothers under the age of 15, according to NGO studies

There are roughly 66.5 births to teenage mothers out of every thousand in Latin America, which is considerably higher than the global average of 46 births. This statistic has been brought to light through a number of studies across the Latin American region which has since been identified as having the highest amount of teenage pregnancies in

Countries begin announcing measures against Venezuelan government

Just yesterday, Nicolas Maduro was sworn in for his second term as the President of Venezuela. Despite a week of controversy, and a number of countries outright rejecting his ascent to power, he is in place to lead for another six years. Yesterday, the Argentine government released an official statement explaining the steps they would be taking

Latin American leaders call on Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro not to take office

Thousands of Venezuelans continue to pour out of their country and into neighboring states such as Colombia and Brazil in a bid to escape skyrocketing levels of violence, inflation and poverty. Dogged by hyperinflation that has seen Venezuela’s currency drop in value by 99.9%, a government refusing to provide citizens with the passports they need

UN ‘highly concerned’ over number of ex-FARC member deaths since peace deal

At least 85 members of Colombia’s FARC rebel group have been killed in the last two years according to the UN, raising concerns over the country’s current peace deal with the left-wing group. Initially launched in a bid to fight the country’s inequality between rural and farming communities, subsequent conflict led to 50 years of

Electric Vehicles Increase In Popularity Across Latin America

In 2010, as many as 64,000 people died in Latin America as a result of exposure to a fine particle matter known as PM 2.5. The air pollutant, which contributes to hazy city-skylines, is a direct result of solid and liquid fuel combustion in activities such as  vehicle use. Nine years later, cities in Latin