LAB's Claudia Pompa reports on how the Centro Educativo Mbaracayu (CEM), located in the Mbaracayi Forest Biosphere Reserve in north-east Paraguay, educates and trains girls from rural communities to become 'rural and environmental entrepreneurs'.
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Education movement gains ground. As calls for more resources to be invested in education are growing across the country
Highly respected Colombian human rights activist, Jesuit Javier Giraldo Moreno, has published an open letter criticising the appointment of former president Alvaro Uribe as professor at the Jesuit University of Georgetown, Washington DC.
Promising improvements in the Human Development Index of the region but there is still great inequality says 20th Human Development Report released by the United Nations Development Programme.