Luke Skywalker Inspired Him As a Boy. Now, His Company Makes Low-Cost Prosthetics.
From Urubamba, Peru, Enzo Romero started LAT Bionics to put prostheses within reach for more people.
5 Viral Moments from a New Era in Latin American Politics
From a campaign bus breakdown to an ill-advised whiskey toast, what makes a political moment viral is quickly changing.
The Organization Helping Young Argentines Reach for the Stars
Ignacio Peña’s Open Space puts on student competitions for space technology. Now, a winning idea is in space.
This Mexican Town Shows Why Distance Learning Is Impossible for Many
Despite investment in “tele-schools,” poor planning and a lack of program continuity have left rural communities with few ways to connect.
Latin American Congresses Could Become Irrelevant – Unless They Adapt
The pandemic is exposing how legislative powers in the region are outdated and poorly prepared for the 21st century.
Huawei or Not? Brazil Faces a Key Geopolitical Choice
The government has to choose between U.S. and China for its 5G network — while battling deep political, health and economic crises.
What Colombia’s Record Says About COVID-19 Testing
Colombia’s coronavirus czar on the government’s containment strategy – and what it will take to stay safe as the economy reopens.
A Pivotal Moment for Education in Latin America
Losing the school year would exacerbate inequality. We must turn this into an opportunity to implement new ideas.
Latin America Hopes Big Data Can Beat the Virus. But There Are Risks.
Governments should use personal data to fight the pandemic, not our privacy.
How Transparency Can Save Lives in the Coronavirus Crisis
The pandemic has created opportunities for fraud and corruption. Technology offers the best medicine.
How a Fintech App Is Helping Peruvian Entrepreneurs
An interview with Innova Funding CEO and founder María Laura Cuya.
El extraño plan de Allende para conectar a Chile, mucho antes del internet
Antes del golpe de Estado, esta red de computadoras buscaba vigilar la economía en Chile.
Allende’s Strange Plan to Connect Chile, Long Before the Internet
Prior to the coup, an early computer network sought to more closely monitor Chile’s economy.
Is Latin America Ready for the Robot Revolution?
Automation is coming to the Americas – sooner than we think.
Hacking Venezuela’s Crisis from Silicon Valley
Venezuelans abroad are channeling their coding skills to help their country.