Game Changer

A swim team for girls with Down Syndrome inspires

They joined a swimming team with the hope of improving their physical and mental abilities. Little did they know they’d become World Champions. Coach Paloma Torres has changed the lives of girls with Down Syndrome through her synchronized swim team called “Special Sirens.”


Enabling Mexico’s disabled through ‘Pina Palmera’

According to The World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), over 50 million people in Latin America have disabilities. For those in poverty, the result is often limited care and social exclusion. This week’s Game Changer on “Americas Now” has championed the rights of the […]


Colombia’s refuge for abused animals

With Colombia’s 50-year armed conflict and drug war dominating the national conversation, neglected animals don’t even make the list of national concerns. However, many animals have been casualties of these events.