Nyheder – Latin America

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Escaping poverty through the kitchen

El Salvador bans all metal mining: El Salvador becomes the first country in the world to ban all metal mining. The decision aims to protect the country’s diminishing water sources from pollution.

Bright idea saves jaguars: Paraguay protects its jaguars using solar-powered lamps. The light keeps jaguars from killing cattle at night and stops landowners from killing the jaguars.

Female cops against corruption: In parts of Mexico, female cops have taken over traffic control. Corruption complaints have decreased by 98 percent, according to the BBC.

Peru works more with less paperwork: Peru has removed 150 unnecessary procedures for setting up a tourist business. Investors now save 3 years of paperwork, and this is expected to create jobs.

Peace in the world’s most dangerous city

Sea turtles make comeback after years on the brink

100 percent clean energy in Costa Rica

Skateparks give poor kids a break

Solar power boost for Bolivia

Drones Save Rain Forest