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

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

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