When Chileans went to the polls to elect their first female president, Michele Bachelet, in 2005, I was in Santiago doing research. Excitement about a female candidate was palpable during the first-round election as I spoke with voters at several ... The Hill, 3 days ago
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by Cynthia R. Rush  Nov. 28—On the eve of Chinese President Xi Jinping's Nov. 17 arrival in Ecuador for a state visit, that country's President Rafael Correa stated that Xi's visit was the most important visit by a head of state in Ecuador's ...Executive Intelligence Review, 4 days ago
There is no better description than the word revolutionary for the 90-year-old Cuban leader. With the death of Fidel Castro , the last of the iconic revolutionary figures of the 20th century is now no more. The word, revolutionary is a bit too ...The Hindu, 1 week ago Fidel Castro: A rich revolutionary life The Hindu, 1 week ago
Solar-powered water taxis, floating villages and a boatbuilder's mission to bring a Patagonian river back to life
It takes some gall to try and change the way people move through a city. Then again, it takes some gall to sail solo around the world on a boat you built yourself, including passage through the treacherous waters of Patagonia. An adventurous spirit ...New Atlas, 3 weeks ago
Women endure violence, discrimination, harassment and chauvinism in Latin America. However, women's rights movements are slowly advancing under the #NiUnaMenos (#NotOneLess) banner. Interestingly, and sadly, this trend has also been reflected in ...Benzinga.com, 4 weeks ago Global Development Professionals Network Why has 'macho' Latin America elected more female leaders than the US? The Guardian, 4 weeks ago
Chile's spacious new US$9m Valparaíso Passenger Terminal opened in late October, in time for the start of the Southern Cone cruise season. The facility stretches over 5,326 square meters and can simultaneously handle two ships carrying 3,000 ...Seatrade Cruise News, 4 weeks ago
At least 79 countries have had a woman head of state or government, according to the World Economic Forum. Although the number may seem relatively large, it may be misleading since many of these women only held office short term as interim ...US News & World Report, 4 weeks ago
Police fired tear gas and water cannons at protesters angry with Chile's private pension system, which has left many retirees in poverty. The Pinochet-era system has long been a source of friction in the country. DW recommends Chilean protesters ...Deutsche Welle, 1 month ago Chileans torch buses, block streets in pensions protest Saudi Press Agency, 1 month ago
Detalles Categoría: Argentina Publicado: Viernes, 04 Noviembre 2016 13:19 Autor: El Clarín Visto: 67 Empezarán el lunes 7 con el retiro de parte de las 500 toneladas de neumáticos que dejaron en Cerro Amarillo. Pero la provincia duda de ...Conflictos Mineros, 1 month ago
#notokay. 1 million women share stories of sexual assault . ( Money ) Male scientists are brilliant, female scientists are productive . ( Time ) Women of colour and the concrete ceiling . ( WSJ . com ) Women a minority among top earners ...World Economic Forum, 1 month ago
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