The results of Chile’s standardized university admissions exams have renewed an ongoing debate over the country’s higher education system, which has long been criticized for perpetuating poverty and inequality.
The test results are in, and Vietnam’s education is schooling even developed nations. As a low-income country, Vietnam’s success proves that wealth no longer has to determine the educational success of a country or even a student if wise policies are in place to bridge the gap.
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A new short film has gone viral for its depiction of President-elect Donald Trump as a massive robot at a wall on the U.S-Mexico border, finding humor in an immigration policy scorned by Mexicans and other Latinos.
An indigenous group in northeast Ecuador said it has detained 11 government soldiers who were traveling through its territory in a canoe amid an ongoing dispute with the government over land rights.
Aid groups are struggling to help the nearly 100,000 people who fled Mosul as the Iraqis sought to recapture the city from the Islamic State (IS) group, according to the International Organization for Migration.
Anti-government protests and riots continued in Venezuela over the weekend after changes to the country’s currency left millions with piles of worthless cash and nothing to eat.
The controversial two-month tenure for Wonder Woman as a U.N. ambassador ends today. Wonder Woman was appointed honorary ambassador for the empowerment of women and girls in late October. The announcement came on the heels of the failed effort to elect the first woman secretary-general. Portuguese diplomat and former U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres led the polls from start to finish.
A coalition of women’s rights groups has filed a lawsuit against new abortion restrictions in Texas that would require medical providers to bury fetal and embryonic tissue from miscarriages and abortions.