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Innovation is always a bet. It is daring with an idea, a project or a goal without knowing very well how it will end up. In Latin America and the Caribbean, there are already thousands of people who have taken this risk and are committed to solving problems of all kinds, ...

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Sometimes life hangs by a thread. "I thought my life would not continue," says Rodolfo Machin, a retired resident from the Uruguayan department of Canelones, just north of Montevideo. On the night of January 7...

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The increasing incorporation of women into the labor market is one of the most important socio-economic changes of the last half century. In Latin America, the jump has been gigantic: if in the 60s only two out of ten women worked or actively looked for work, today they are almost seven out of 10.

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For shopkeepers Patricia, Wayne and Shelly-Ann, Jamaica’s Rio Minho has always been an important part of their lives. In the Upper Rio Minho Watershed area, the river is a source of water, food and fun. But in May 2017, when Jamaica experienced one of …

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It all started with a newsletter in Cristina’s inbox. "I saw the announcement of the competition and I immediately thought it was very interesting," says Cristina Carrió, a 34-year-old Catalan architect who works today in Santiago for TECHO, a nongovernmental …

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In the last three years, there has been no Academy Award ceremonies without nominees –and winners– from Latin America. And its 91st edition is no exception. The impact of these golden statues goes far beyond the award, since the audiovisual industry …

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For many families, it is difficult to choose the best option to educate their children at this stage. The question remains the same for mothers, usually: what is better, take them to a child care center or teach them at home? In Latin America, …

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How long would you need to walk to wash your hands? If you lived in Apurímac, the answer is hours. In this department of Peru, located more than 741 miles east of Lima, its inhabitants must travel long distances of rugged mountain terrain to access clean sources of drinking water. …

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Every Valentine’s Day, people celebrate it by sharing messages such as "those who are not jealous are not in love," "you've got to be cruel to be kind" or even mythical phrases of romantic love such as "without you, I'm dying." The truth is that these kinds of messages hide …