Over 80% of Brazilians think common people can fight corruption
A survey conducted by Transparency International found that 83% of Brazilians believe that common people can make a difference in the fight against corruption. This is the highest rate for all of Latin America, followed by Costa Rica and Paraguay, both with 82%, according to the Global Corruption Barometer.
Hunger and Obesity on the Rise in Latin America, UN Food Body Warns
Hunger is on the rise in six Latin American countries, with about 42.5 million people starving in the region, according to the annual report issued on Wednesday by the Food and Agriculture Organization and the Pan American Health Organization.
The tattooist who returns the smile to the warriors
The Argentine celebrities trust his art. Among actors, television celebrities, soccer players and rockers of the national scene are part of the long list of customers. But the founder of Mandinga Tattoo, Diego Staropoli, has something more to tell: for a couple of years he makes nipple tattoos to breast cancer survivors for free.
IACHR Demands Macri Respond to Violence Against Mapuche
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States (OAS) demanded that the government of Argentina's President Mauricio Macri respond to the human rights violations of several members of the Mapuche community.
Argentina is the Latin American country with better preparation for the labor market according to the World Economic Forum
The World Economic Forum said yesteday in this city that Latin America and the Caribbean are located in the lower-middle zone at the global level on the proper development of people''s talent.
Argentina Opens New Trial For 99 Crimes Against Humanity
A trial has begun in an Argentine court against nine former police and military officers accused of crimes against humanity during the dictatorship 1976-1983, including 99 forced disappearances of activists who were tortured and killed.