Many tourist attractions throughout Central and South America, in countries including Mexico, Guatemala, Peru, and Ecuador, draw millions of visitors each year, in part because of their rich histories and the indigenous cultures that are believe
Health and Society
The question of identity among refugees in President Trump’s modern America is a significant area of concern as displacement levels increase.
In Mexico, people with mental or physical disabilities are viewed as incapable of making their own decisions. Forced treatment and institutionalization are frequent results of this perception.
The feminist movement has fueled many women and organizations to fight for justice within their community and nation. Now women soccer players are pushing for equity in pay and conditions in Latin America.
Following the aftermath of Hurricane Maria over a year ago, concerns have grown over the potentially impact that climate change may have on Caribbean nations.
Latin America and the Caribbean is considered to be the most violent region in the world. Despite widespread gains in education, poverty reduction, and living standards, Latin American countries continue to have disproportionately high rates of violent crime. Some may find this puzzling, since many of these countries have particularly powerful military and police forces. This then raises the question: Why haven't new policing strategies in the region had any impact? Is Latin America in a 'Security Trap'?