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Mexico – Mar 12

The second meeting of the Latin American Forum for Cities took place last week in Veracruz, Mexico. At the forum, 350 mayors from Spain and Latin America met to discuss the major challenges facing their cities, including urbanization, sanitation and environmental relationships. In discussing these issues, they hope to address the emerging problem of inequality […]

Guatemala – Mar 12

Emelin, a 15-year-old from rural Guatemala, addressed the United Nations as a part of the Commission on the Status of Women in the “Every Women Every Child” program. Emelin’s leadership in women’s rights started when she and her friend, Elba,  with the help of their friends, successfully lobbied for a bill supporting the education of […]

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