M Gabriela Torres

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The 50 Most Violent Cities In The World

That's the most striking takeaway from a ranking of the most violent cities compiled earlier this year by Mexico's Citizens' Council for Public Security and Criminal Justice. The ranking doesn't count deaths in war zones or cities with unavailable data.<p>Thirty-four of the 50 worst cities were …

Mexico

How one startup mapped Brazil's confusing favelas

The Friendly Mailman is a clever solution to a uniquely Brazilian problem.<p>I am with Carlos Pedro, on a dirt road one kilometer up the Gavea Road in Vila Verde, Rocinha, the largest favela in Brazil. Alongside us, a dirty stream of sewage and precarious stairs lead to all three sides. Above the …

Brazil

Evo Morales has proved that socialism doesn’t damage economies

Bolivia’s re-elected president has dumbfounded critics in Washington, the World Bank and the IMF. There are lessons for Britain’s left here<p>The socialist Evo Morales, who yesterday was re-elected to serve a third term as president of Bolivia, has long been cast as a figure of fun by the media in the …

Certamen de diseñadores web: proponen soluciones urbanas

<i>CIUDAD DE GUATEMALA -</i> Diversas soluciones informáticas que buscan facilitar la vida de los habitantes de la capital guatemalteca fueron propuestas …