Uruguayan Author Eduardo Galeano Dies at 74

By ELEANOR HEDGES DUROY, age 12 PHOTO: Wikimedia Commons Latin American author and activist Eduardo Galeano died of cancer on April 13, 2015 in a Montevideo, Uruguay. Galeano’s books, fiction and nonfiction, were important commentaries on wealth and power imbalances...

Student Protests in Chile

PHOTO: Wikimedia Commons/Nicolás15 Since May, Chilean students have been protesting to make university education available to more students. The protesters want more government support for public universities. Currently, most universities are for-profit, which means...

Who am I?

By IndyKids Staff Clue #1: I was born in 1928 in Argentina and was killed in 1967 in Bolivia. Clue #2: As a medical student, I traveled around Latin America and saw the conditions of the poor. I wrote a book about the trip and it became a movie in 2004 called The...