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

Venezuela’s opposition leader briefly arrested by country’s intelligence authorities

Just days after the widespread rejection of last week’s re-inauguration of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, incidents over the weekend have served as a reminder of the consequences of speaking out against his regime. Whilst on his way to a political rally yesterday, January 13, footage released on social media shows Juan Guaidó, leader of Venezuela’s National

Countries begin announcing measures against Venezuelan government

Just yesterday, Nicolas Maduro was sworn in for his second term as the President of Venezuela. Despite a week of controversy, and a number of countries outright rejecting his ascent to power, he is in place to lead for another six years. Yesterday, the Argentine government released an official statement explaining the steps they would be taking

Latin American leaders call on Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro not to take office

Thousands of Venezuelans continue to pour out of their country and into neighboring states such as Colombia and Brazil in a bid to escape skyrocketing levels of violence, inflation and poverty. Dogged by hyperinflation that has seen Venezuela’s currency drop in value by 99.9%, a government refusing to provide citizens with the passports they need

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