Tuesday, October 24, 2017
A factory fire on June 22 in the Las Malvinas district of Lima, Peru, that killed four young people has drawn official and international attention to the sometimes deadly risk posed by the country’s use of forced labor, or slave labor. This tragedy, the International Labor Organization says, revealed that the Peruvian factory had operated in an abusive manner that...
By the end of April 1977 the military dictatorship that called itself the ‘Process of National Re-organization’ had been in power in Argentina for over a year. During that time all political and trade union activity had been suspended. The junta declared war on what it termed ‘subversives’ – mostly young people in organizations fighting to change the system either...
The murder of students and the closure of several university campuses in recent months shows how drugs-related violence is a serious threat to Mexico's educational system.
Despite legislation guaranteeing equal rights to LGBT couples, the battle for the acceptance of same-sex marriage and adoption is far from won.
It is estimated that half a million young women in Latin America and the Caribbean are lured into sexual abuse, with social media playing a key role.

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Helps bridge the gap between home and school for children living in Ccorca, a Quechua district in southern Peru
The South American nation reached the goal after following the programme "Yes I Can" designed by Cuba.
Cuban TV provoked a storm of indignation when it appeared to hold women solely responsible for the country's low birth-rate.
Mare Favela children speak in a crowd-funded documentary film about life in a Brazilian urban slum.
Researchers and campaigners are fearful that an attempt is being made to erase the past and to prevent the review of amnesty laws

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