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Latin America

Land use in Latin America and systemic poverty

To end systemic poverty, we first must understand its root causes by asking good questions. In Latin America and the Caribbean, two good questions to ask are, “How is the land used?” and “How are the people who live on that land treated?” 

The Rev. John Sinclair dies in Tampa, Florida, at 96

The Rev. John Henderson Sinclair, 96, a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) pastor for more than 70 years and an ardent advocate for peace and social justice, died in Tampa, Florida, on Jan. 2.

Colombian school celebrates 150 years of academic excellence

The Colegio Americano, an educational ministry of the Presbyterian Church of Colombia (IPC), recently celebrated its 150th anniversary. The school, older than the National University of Colombia, began in 1869 when Presbyterian mission worker Kate MacFerren began to teach English classes to a group of 18 girls in Bogotá.

Fulfilling God’s dream

Presbyterians do mission in partnership, and a vital part of that partnership is celebrating how God’s Spirit speaks through our partners in God’s mission.

Violence escalates in Nicaragua, PC(USA) mission co-worker leaves temporarily

Two months ago, peaceful protestors in Nicaragua were brutally attacked by forces loyal to the government. The ensuing unrest has resulted in the death of nearly 300 people and many Nicaraguans won’t leave their homes for fear of being shot. A special commission of the Organization of American States is investigating the government’s involvement in the violence.

Will Colombian peace accord lead to lasting peace?

After four years of dialogue and negotiations, President Juan Manuel Santos and the FARC guerrilla group agreed to end hostilities on June 23, 2016. The final peace accord, announced on August 24 and formally signed on September 26, will be placed before the Colombian people for a popular vote on October 2.