Latin America

Game Changer: Mariana Costa

She’s a social entrepreneur from Peru who found herself in the right place at the right time, and seized the chance to use her skills to help women break into tech.

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Culinary star

Meet Maria Marte, the Dominican cook who moved to Spain in pursuit of her dreams. Because she had no formal training, she took a job as a dishwasher in one of Madrid’s most prestigious restaurants. Less than ten years later, she is its star chef.

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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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