Campaign for Zero Hunger seeks empowerment of indigenous women

Indigenous Women Zero Hunger

According to the United Nations, indigenous women have higher malnutrition rates than any other social group and typically earn a lot less than men, putting them at a serious disadvantage. Statistics published by Reuters also show that indigenous peoples, of which there are around 5000 different communities across the world, constitute 15% of those reportedly

Ecuadorian authorities to investigate kidnapping in Mexico

Ecuadorian authorities have reportedly been working with Mexican counterparts following the rescue of an Ecuadorian citizen who had been kidnapped after trying to cross into the United States. The Ecuadorian ambassador has requested that Mexican authorities look after the security of the rescued migrant whilst the investigation between the countries, as well as Central American

Latin American countries meet to discuss the Venezuelan crisis

Following a meeting in Lima, Peru on Wednesday, authorities from Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia came together to address the humanitarian crisis taking place in Venezuela. The emergency meeting which took place at the General Secretariat of the Andean Community headquarters aimed to reaffirm collaboration between the countries in order to support the flow of

Bolivia’s undiscovered tech potential is no longer a secret

Founded in 2014, Bolivia Tech Hub is an early stage incubator that serves as one of La Paz’s only support systems for the city’s tech community, helping entrepreneurs to learn, develop and collaborate on new projects. From her temporary base at this year’s LatAm Internet Governance Forum in Argentina, Pamela Gonzales, co-founder of the Tech Hub spoke to Latam.tech

Crisis worsens as countries begin to close borders to Venezuelan migrants

The turbulence surrounding Venezuela’s humanitarian crisis has begun to veer towards breaking point as neighbouring countries place limitations on Venezuelan entry requirements. Until last week, Venezuelan citizens were able to travel through the majority of South America with just a possession of an ID card. Ecuador, however, closed its border to Venezuelans not in possession