Latin America

School meal programmes benefit children, support local farms in Latin America – UN study

School feeding programmes in Latin America are having a positive impact on children’s well-being and are fostering local development when food is sourced from family fa

Latin American nations voice concerns to Ban over rerouting of Bolivian leader's plane

Five Latin American nations voiced their concerns to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today about the recent incident in which the aircraft carrying Bolivian President Evo Morales was not allowed by several European nations to fly over their airspace on suspicion that United States whistleblower Edward Snowden was on board.

UN report suggests social conflict in Latin America linked to inequality

The Latin American countries afflicted by the greatest amount of social conflict are also those suffering from broad inequality and limited capacity to manage unrest, according to a United Nations report launched today.