It is generally well-understood by the public that scientific research about climate change guides global climate change policy. However, when it comes to generating the science behind this policy, the standard is often to only look toward Western science.  One ...

In a big step for women’s reproductive rights, women in Colombia can seek elective abortions up to 24 weeks into their pregnancies. This decision, officially confirmed on Feb 21., marks a significant shift in policy, as abortions were previously only ...

LOS ANGELES — Last month, Colombia became the latest Latin American country to legalize abortion. The move follows landmark decisions to decriminalize the medical procedure in Argentina and parts of Mexico.  The Colombian Constitutional Court ruled that abortion now be ...

LOS ANGELES — Left-wing Congressman and former student leader Gabriel Boric, 35, will become Chile’s youngest president after defeating far-right candidate José Antonio Kast in the presidential runoff election on Dec. 19.  Boric won approximately 56% of the votes to ...

LOS ANGELES — In the current global economic system, the US dollar remains the premiere reserve currency. This economic privilege gives the United States the ability to assert its presence in foreign issues through neoliberal systems such as the International ...

LOS ANGELES — In July 1979, the Nicaraguan government experienced a substantial change in leadership. Anastasio Somoza Debayle, a brutal dictator of the country during the 1970s and the last of the Somoza regime, was overthrown by the Sandinista National ...

LOS ANGELES — Amid the pandemic and critical discussions on the global impact of climate change, Latin American countries are doubly feeling the effects of both crises. The region has felt the sharp impact of the pandemic’s financial blows, and ...

LOS ANGELES — The development of new vaccines and alternative COVID-19 treatment options have remained highly relevant public health issues as hopes of the pandemic’s imminent end seem further and further away. Many countries are looking to the growing base ...

MEXICO CITY – When Mexico’s current president ran for office back in 2018, he campaigned on a platform that called itself “progressive,” and which prided itself on being pro-sustainability, even promising to reach 30% of renewable energy production by 2021. ...