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10 Facts About Slums in Venezuela

The once oil-rich South American nation of Venezuela has seen tremendous hardship in recent years as the economy has collapsed and inflation rates continue to rise. In many urban centers across Venezuela, the poor reside in slums, known as barrios. The number of people living in barrios has steadily increased as the county has become […]

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Top 10 Facts About Teachers in Brazil

In recent years, the challenges of teachers in Brazil have become a focus of the Brazilian government. With the introduction of a new Plan for Education, issues such as a shortage of teachers, inadequate pay and teacher training and unequal access to education in the country are now receiving greater attention. Yet, a recent outbreak […]

Top 10 Facts About Hunger in Bahrain

The Kingdom of Bahrain is an island country in the Persian Gulf. Though there are large wealth disparities between Shia and Sunni populations, data suggests that there are no Bahraini citizens living in extreme poverty. However, 12.2 percent of citizens are still said to be living on less than $5 a day, suggesting that poverty […]