Bolivia is a developing country that is still struggling to come to grips with widespread poverty. A project headed up by Danish star chef Claus Meyer is now providing unemployed young Bolivians and women with perspectives.
A report by the UN children's agency UNICEF has revealed the high level of child poverty in the first world. Germany was ranked among the best scoring countries while child poverty in the US was above the global average.
Heart problems - that's how Chagas disease may manifest itself. But by then, the infection will have been in a patient's body for many years. That’s why the disease is rarely treated. But it also has to do with poverty.
Even if he could still win - the narrow outcome of the referendum in Bolivia is a defeat for president Evo Morales. And the handling of the result will be a litmus test for the country's democracy, writes Uta Thofern.
Six people have died in Bolivia after a crowd of protesters set fire to a local city building. The attack has come amid high political tensions, just days before a constitutional referendum.
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