Four Game-Changing Leaders In Latin America Healthtech

From Mexico all the way to Chile, Latin America is stepping up its healthtech game, and the results are already showing.  The sector had a strong year, with some 44% of healthtech startups experiencing a positive impact on their business due to the pandemic in 2021. VCs have taken note and remain particularly bullish in

Mexican Government Warns That COVID-19 Poses Risk For Mexico’s High Concentration Of People With Diabetes

The Mexican government recently released a report sounding the alarm that a high concentration of people with metabolic dysfunction — such as diabetes or obesity — could be problematic as the nation faces down the novel coronavirus outbreak.  According to the report, of the Mexicans that have died from COVID-19, 44% reported having pre-existing hypertension and 40% reported

Colombia, Bolivia, Brazil announce Founder Institute early deadlines

Silicon Valley-based Founder Institute has announced that April 26th is its early admissions deadline for its chapters in: Belo Horizonte, Brazil Santa Cruz, Bolivia Sao Paulo, Brazil Medellin, Colombia Those who apply by the early deadline will receive a discounted rate and an improved chance of acceptance.  All individuals who are looking to develop technology

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

Bolivia’s president responds to jibes about indigenous communities from Brazil

The battle lines between the rise of populist, right-wing agendas and the last of South America’s leftist leaders is becoming more defined as verbal attacks tempt response. It comes in the form of Bolivia’s indigenous President Evo Morales, who has hit back at Brazilian authorities who recently attacked urban indigenous communities in Brazil. Bolivian President