Bolivia: "UNASUR is a Reality; It Will Not Disappear"
Bolivia's Foreign Minister Fernando Huanacuni says the Union of South American Nations (Unasur) "is a reality" and "is not going to disappear" in response to reports that six countries – Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, and Peru – are leaving the regional bloc.
Unasur regional block dismembered: six countries, including Brazil and Argentina, suspend their memberships
Half of the nations belonging to Unasur, a South American bloc set up a decade ago to counter U.S. sway in the region, have decided to suspend their membership, a Brazilian official announced on Friday.
Cancer main cause of death in 10% of Brazil cities
Cancer appears as the main cause of death in 516 of Brazil’s 5,570 municipalities. The numbers can be found in a survey released by the Oncology Observatory of the All Together Against Cancer Movement, in collaboration with Brazil’s Federal Medical Council.
Poverty, unemployment setbacks to 2030 Agenda in Latin America
Poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean has escalated since 2015, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (Eclac) reported. In 2017, over 187 million people still lived in extreme poverty. The ordeal earns the region the status of most unequal in the world.
A million indigenous Brazilians struggle to survive
In Brazil, approximately one million indigenous people of over 250 ethnic groups live in nearly fourteen percent of the national territory. Amid violence threats and the risk of being stripped of their rights by the pressure of landowners, mining firms and plants, the indigenous are forced to fight for autonomy.
Republic of Children: the Argentine park that inspired Walt Disney recovers after years of abandonment
After 25 years without maintenance work, several of the buildings and other attractions of the complex were restored, which was inaugurated in 1951, when the creator of the mouse Mickey visited.
Argentina's Child Sex Abuse Scandal Widens in Youth Sport Clubs
A child abuse scandal involving several of Argentina's football clubs continues to unfold, rippling outwards to include the gymnastics federation after the Argentine Olympic Committee said a gymnast had complained of abuse as a minor.
Azerbaijan will host the Annual Assembly and Conference of the International Association of Authorized Economic Customs and Logistics Operators
The Republic of Azerbaijan will host another international customs event from May 2-4, 2018. In Baku, the country's capital will host the annual Assembly and Conference of the International Association of Authorized Economic Customs and Logistics Operators.
6 beautiful beaches in Latin America that you have to visit
Almost all are characterized by their white sand and crystal clear waters. These are those of the continent that appear in the list.