Latin America

Haiti’s education challenge

Private education is often a luxury only the wealthiest can afford. But in Haiti, the poorest country in the Western hemisphere, far more children attend private schools than state ones.

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Peru’s pyramid city of Caral

Located just 200 miles north of Lima, Peru, it’s the oldest city in the Americas. Surrounded by both desert and mountains, it’s notable for large pyramids that are more than 5,000 years old.

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Urban Voices: Mexico’s Mariachis

Mariachi music is one of Mexico’s most recognizable symbols. For the past century, roving orchestras have played it in plazas, on streets and at restaurants. But there has never been a place to formally learn the art, until now.

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Latinos in Silicon Valley

Latin American brain power is credited for widely-used technologies that include smartphones on which we talk and the smart drones that fly medicine to the poor.

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Game Changer: Evelina Cabrera

Famous for football, Argentina is home to some of the greatest players of all time including Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona. But it’s often viewed as a man’s game. Meet the woman who is changing that

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