Barriers to the labour market revealed as key cause of growing poverty

Children, indigenous communities and people of Afro descent are among the categories of people worst hit my extreme poverty levels, studies have revealed. It adds to concerns that inequality is on the rise across the continent, and governments appear to be doing little to improve the situation. Patricia Santiaga, 30 years, is one of the

As Peru’s glaciers melt, water crisis awaits

In Peru’s desert, ripe blueberries are blooming in the sand. Its mountain communities, however, are living under a ticking time bomb as the threat of glacial lake flooding looms from uphill. With the climate spinning out of control, the impact of the melting ice is palpable across the country. But what will happen when most