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  • Community Development in Chiflón – Submitted by Amna Fatani  This summer I am working with Juventud Utopía, a local organization based in Cuernavaca that has been directly involved in the development of the Chiflón community since 2010. The Chiflón de los Calderos community is based in the eastern Colonia of Chula Vista in Cuernavaca, the capital city of Morelos, the second smallest state […]
  • Do You Have a Startup That Could Change the World? – Submitted by Sebastian VidelaIn Venezuela young innovators are creating an electronic application to monitor the weight and height of children with automatic connection to doctors and parents, to prevent obesity and help the proper development of children. In Chile, entrepreneurs are developing a technology to prevent infections in public hospitals by creating beds made out of antimicrobial copper.  […]
  • Searching for Water in the Middle of the Atlantic – Submitted by Jesse Bluestein  During my first week in Cabo Verde, while sampling cachupa, a slow cooked stew of beans and sausage, at a restaurant in downtown Praia, I watched the lunch hour newscast. The opening story featured a group of women clutching empty water receptacles outside of their neighborhood water fountain. The women lived in a low-income […]