More than 70 young people are killed each day by violence in Brazil.
In 2013, at least 15 people have been killed in Colombia in soccer-related crimes.
Decorated by graffiti artists, Argentina’s capital city has tours of urban art, galleries and even proposed legislation legalizing the work of these artists.
In police stations in cities like Andahuaylas in the department of Apurímac, officers handle cases of the Quechua population in their own language daily.
The Morar Carioca Verde program brings ecological initiatives to the favelas of Babilônia and Chapéu Mangueira and attracts famous visitors, like actor Harrison Ford.
Workshop teaches pottery skills to the disabled, whose work is sold in the nation’s capital.
Creator of the non-governmental organization Lute Sem Fronteiras, Luti Guedes, 20, is leading a story that started four years ago and is revolutionizing daily life in the communities of Marajó Island.
More than 21,000 children have been orphaned or made homeless due to organized crime, common crime and street gangs in the Central American country.
Condomínio Sol Nascente is undergoing a government regularization process, but it still suffers from drug trafficking and a lack of infrastructure.
Rio’s pacified communities receive the ‘Tactical Occupation Vehicle of Culture’ for film sessions, complete with popcorn.
Authorities, academia and public figures such as professional wrestler Tacubo are working to prevent abuse and school violence in Mexico.
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