February 22, 2015 /
Romance, love and jealousy become the motive and the justification for violence—preventing women from naming the aggressors, says a study on the coverage of violence in Bolivian media.
February 11, 2015 /
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Magazine
In Peru, many older adults risk age discrimination and maltreatment, yet the phenomenon remains largely hidden. Will elder abuse become the crime of the century?
February 9, 2015
Uruguayan President José Mujica, who lives in a modest apartment and drives a battered VW Beetle, became famous for his modest lifestyle. Does he deserve the hype?
February 6, 2015 /
The New Republic
Uruguayan President José Mujica may be the most beloved president in the world. Does he deserve the hype?
January 26, 2015 /
In Peru, many older adults face discrimination and maltreatment, yet the phenomenon remains largely hidden. In this video, two older adults tell their stories.
January 25, 2015 /
Triad Business Journal
Leaders in the U.S., the European Union and Australia, as well as China and India—the leading carbon emitters—will always be conflicted in fighting climate change. But mayors? Far less so.
January 12, 2015 /
Peru, along with the rest of Latin America, is experiencing one of the fastest demographic shifts in the world. Older people over 60 will outnumber children under 14 by 2040. Is the country ready?
January 8, 2015 /
The Guardian | Global Development
Shelters, legal aid and lessons on economic self-sufficiency are helping to tackle rampant gender-based violence.
January 6, 2015
Colombia’s fast growing palm oil industry has been great for the country's economy. But not so for small farmers, indigenous groups and others displaced.
January 4, 2015 /
The most controversial conservationists on the continent, Doug and Kristine Tompkins, have dedicated their lives and capital to write the future for Patagonia, but their changes are not welcome.