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

Andean startups selected as finalists for Aruba’s ATECH* conference

Atech Aruba Tech Conference Startups

The world’s top tech startups have been competing to participate in the upcoming annual ATECH* conference, taking place this Wednesday, October 25, on the Caribbean island of Aruba, located just off the coast of Venezuela. Among the chosen eight finalists, representing the Andean region is Colombian startup Reedemy, pioneering the idea of using credit card points

Chile is not obliged to negotiate sea access with Bolivia after a 5 year dispute in the International Criminal Court

After five years of dispute, on Monday Oct. 1 the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled that Chile has the right not to enter into negotiations with Bolivia over contested access to the Pacific Ocean. This land dispute has haunted Bolivia since 1884 when they lost the War of the Pacific, which meant they lost

Backlash across Latin America following suggestion of military intervention in Venezuela

In response to a statement made on Friday by the director of the Organisation of American States (OAS) which suggested that military action could be taken against Venezuela, 10 governments have since come forward to refuse to participate in a military intervention. The 10 countries are part of 14 associated within the Lima Group, which

Colombian students march against the lack of education funding

The main roads of 20 Colombian cities were closed this Wednesday as students from both public and private institutions marched against the persistent fiscal deficit of 32 public universities that have already reached USD 6 billion. Así fue la movilización de hoy en Bogotá, Nariño, Cali, Caldas y pronto en Medellín. Por la dignidad de