All posts tagged with: Latin America

What does it mean to be Latin American?

Publié 28 octobre 2014 Avatar Rodrigo Bustamante

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When many people think of Latin Americans immediately they may refer to mariachis, poor countries, corrupt governments, exotic foods and maybe they may know one or two presidents. According to Merriam Webster, the definition of Latin American is: all the people from Spanish America and Brazil. This definition doesn’t even scratch the surface of what being Latin American means to me. Latin America isn’t just the land of coup d’états, poor people, or troubled histories; rather...


Abortion let's take responsibility- what do you think!

Publié 6 mars 2014 no picture Stefani

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I am going to write about abortion, a very big issue nowadays. Actually it has both risen and fallen because the amount of contraceptives has increased. There are still those who don’t look after themselves and it occurs a mistake. Abortion is a termination of pregnancy; it is very common nowadays among young people. In the US it is much more common than in Sweden and we think that way because we see it a lot on American television, movies and in advertising. Many young peo...


Please, tell us your name: Dali Angel Where are you originally from and where do you live? I was born in the indigenous Zapotec community called San Juan Jaltepec from the Santiago Yaveo municipality of Oaxaca. What are you currently doing for work? Indigenous youth and childhood commission for the Indigenous Women organization for CIARENA AC. We promote the articulation of the indigenous youth network of Central America and Mexico; I am part of the Alliance...


Venezuela's food crisis

Publié 16 octobre 2013 Avatar Manuel Martínez

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Since we are commemorating today the World Food Day, it is the perfect time to remind some of the most shocking and actual facts regarding the huge and deep problems of food security across the nations; in fact, as many nations work through the industrialization and adequacy of their food companies, several nations seem to be not necessarily worried about how their people is eating and being able to consume the products they need, or even if they are consuming the minimum of daily...


Hey, We need Water!

Publié 21 septembre 2013 no picture Kriyana Reddy

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Recently, I went through something that was pretty revelatory. I mean, I never understood why some things in terms of global issue prioritization made it first/ over Education. In my opinion, I always thought and always will think that Education comes first. Then, one of my close family members told me that education would rarely ever benefit anyone if they could not go to school because they were too sick. Upon asking the reasons for whatever illness they had acquired, I realized...