Bolivia Launches Communications Satellite to Bring Education to Rural Areas

Bolivia is proposing unique solutions to the disparity in education access between its urban and rural populations. Late last year President Evo Morales introduced the launch of Bolivia’s first telecommunications …

Alex LeedomBolivia Launches Communications Satellite to Bring Education to Rural Areas

Cuban Government Provides Medical Education Free of Charge

Cuba spends nearly 13% of its annual GDP ($9.3 billion) on education, which is a greater amount than any other country in Latin America. The government uses this money to …

Amanda LubitCuban Government Provides Medical Education Free of Charge

Indigenous Boys from Oaxaca Overcome Obstacles to Win Basketball Tournament

Playing barefoot, a team of Trique Indian boys became champions of the 2013 International Festival of Mini-Basketball, a youth basketball tournament that took place in Cόrdoba, Argentina. More than 900 children …

Amanda LubitIndigenous Boys from Oaxaca Overcome Obstacles to Win Basketball Tournament

Benefits of Spanish-English Bilingual Education for Children

In lieu of the United States’s Hispanic Heritage Month and the cutback of many dual-language programs in Florida, California, and Texas, VOXXI, independent journal for Hispanic America, explored the affects …

Rachel PozivenecBenefits of Spanish-English Bilingual Education for Children

Brazilian Territory Bans All Toy Guns

Brazil’s Federal District will ban all toy and replica guns in an effort to reduce the country’s violent crime and promote a culture of peace. Valeria de Velasco, minister for …

Rachel PozivenecBrazilian Territory Bans All Toy Guns

Recent FAO Study Presents the Benefits of School Feeding Programs

A recent study conducted by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) presents the benefits of school feeding programs in Latin America. Entitled A Panorama of School Feeding …

Carolina ShinRecent FAO Study Presents the Benefits of School Feeding Programs

Mexico’s Teachers Protest Education Overhaul

Mexico’s teachers are protesting a federal proposal to overhaul Mexico’s education system. Their protests are causing chaos in Mexico City and are forcing the state and federal governments to reconsider …

Aanchal NarangMexico’s Teachers Protest Education Overhaul

Higher Education Opportunities Increase for Latin American Students

In a highly publicized forum bringing together regional leaders from Latin America, the group gathered to discuss issues on youth to commemorate World Youth Day. At this event, the Deputy …

Melody ChiangHigher Education Opportunities Increase for Latin American Students

Mexican Students Receive Textbooks “Riddled” With Errors

As children and teachers in Mexico began the new school year on August 19th, they discovered that their government-provided textbooks contained over a hundred errors. 235 million primary school textbooks …

Carla DrumhillerMexican Students Receive Textbooks “Riddled” With Errors

Haiti’s Ministry of National Education Works to Strengthen Pre-School Education

Last week, Haiti’s Ministry of National Educational and Vocational Training held a workshop to create strategies to strengthen pre-school, basic, and secondary education in Haiti. These strategies will implement Information …

Aanchal NarangHaiti’s Ministry of National Education Works to Strengthen Pre-School Education