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22 October 2013
This past weekend has been very productive for the Developing Latin America Apps Challenge. Here we bring you a brief summary of what happened in some of the participating countries.
27 September 2013
This year Developing Latin America goes from being a Hackathon to an Apps Challenge, an event to think of better ideas, obtain more concrete solutions, and achieve more sustainable applications.
17 September 2013
A resolution by the International Court of Justice set the stage for conflict between Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Colombia and Panama, reviving disputes and jeopardizing a project to build a canal.
4 September 2013
Levi Bridges reflects on immigration reform and the latest derailment of 'la bestia', a Mexican train that offers migrants an alternative way of reaching the U.S.
22 May 2013
Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla has been questioned for using a private airplane owned by a company linked to a businessman who is allegedly involved with drug trafficking in Colombia....
2 May 2013
U.S. President Barack Obama began his trip through Mexico and Costa Rica with the intention of addressing vitally important themes for the region that include the expansion of commerce and...
28 February 2013
Countries across Latin America are on a mission to get hammerheads onto the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (Cites) list for protection. They’re...
28 January 2013
Finally we get to know the regional winners of hackathon Desarrollando América Latina 2012 (Developing Latin America 2012), chosen among 22 applications, in turn, winners of the hackathon in each...
11 December 2012
Access.org announced the winners of the 1st Annual Access Tech Innovation Prize Awards, a new initiative that awards ideas that use information technology to promote human rights and address issues...
7 December 2012
Last Sunday December 2 saw the completion of day 2 of the regional hackathon Developing Latin America 2012, organised by the Ciudadano Inteligente Foundation in eight Latin American countries. After...