Coverage: This is how the Colombian State fails when protecting social leaders

The LatinAmerican Post team identified some of the failures of the State when it comes to the protection of social leaders

Against human trafficking: These are the figures of impunity in Latin America

Today marks the International Day Against Sexual Exploitation and Human Trafficking. These are the figures of impunity that this crime has left in the region

Mexico: Students created a jacket against sexual harassment

The garment generates an electric shock of 90 volts to the attacker that leave him stunned and allow the victim to flee

2 historical court decisions in favour of democracy

On September 15 is celebrated the International Day of Democracy. For that reason, here we present you 2 important court decisions in favour of democracy in Latin America

Crisis in Nicaragua: UN will monitor the South American country from abroad

It is the first time that the governing body of the United Nations addresses the situation in Nicaragua, after the start of the protests on April 18

Dolores Huerta: The woman who said 'Yes we can' to latino's rights

Improving the working conditions of Mexican farmers in 1955, was the starting point of their struggle for the rights of Latinos in the United States

Latin America: The region with the highest number of enforced disappearances

In the last two decades, approximately 200,000 people in the region have disappeared

Colombians deported from Venezuela: This is their double tragedy

War is one of the reasons that today has been living an odyssey to thousands of Colombians who were deported from Venezuela

Latin America: a deadly region for human rights defenders

With 106 homicides in 2017 and 46 in the first three months of 2018, Colombia is the most lethal Latin American country for human rights defenders

Censorship in Colombia: Foreign journalists are not obtaining work visas

The Foundation for Press Freedom denounced 10 cases of foreign journalists who had restrictions to exercise their profession in the coffee country

Mexico: The world still remembers the Ayotzinapa students

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has shown its dissatisfaction the Mexican government investigation regarding the case of Ayotzinapa

Can hospitals in Latin America resist natural disasters?

According to PAHO reports, 67% of hospitals in the region would be built in a high-risk area

Bolivia: Violence against women in politics does not diminish

Although the public positions held by women in Bolivia are increasingly increasing, political gender violence also increases

Mexico's challenge is migration

The geographical location and the instability of the countries of the region have made Mexico one of the nations that receive the most migrants in the continent.

Spain: Plan B for Venezuelan migrants

Job opportunities and low cost of living are some of the reasons for Venezuelans traveling to Spain

Is the life sentence for rapists and murderers of children proposed by Duque viable?

Since 2008 the same proposal has been made but has not been successful at the time of approval

Being a journalist in Latin America is the most dangerous job

The coverage of issues related to corruption and human rights have become some reasons why journalists are killed

Colombia: This is what the 31st Week for Peace will bring

Here you can find all about the Week for Peace, the changes of the initiative in these three decades and what will bring this new edition that begins on September 2

Sex tourism: an alarming reality in the Colombian Caribbean

In 2018, Colombia was the center of one of the most important operations against child sex tourism, with which it was possible to dismantle one of the largest prostitution networks

Scarcity and malnutrition are killing Venezuelan children

During 2017, at least six children died a week from malnutrition. It is estimated that by 2018 some 280,000 could die for the same cause

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