Nyheder – Latin America
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.