Peru: in search of Paititi, the lost city of the Incas

According to legend, and a scrap of parchment discovered in the Vatican archives in 2001, it might be where we’d come: deep in the Peruvian Amazon, where the rainforest runs up against the Andes. The lost city of Paititi, final redoubt of the Incas; a real-life El Dorado in some of the last uncharted territory on the planet. 

Colombia peace v.s. punishment opens debate

Last week, in a historic joint statement issued from Havana, Cuba, Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) maximum leader Rodrigo Londoño Echeverri announced the establishment of a transitional justice framework.

The world is watching Caracas

Why Venezuela's approaching parliamentary elections matter — and not only for Venezuelans. The problem is to ensure that the playing field is even — the PSVU won’t go down without a fight. The PSVU has faced close elections before, but it has never been this unpopular.

More affordable iPhones? How São?!

For most people, no matter where you are in the world, buying an iPhone 6 is not a trivial matter. However, in some places, unsurprisingly enough, it will require a lot more sweat at work to be in a position to afford one.

'Francis, I see-see but don't care'

Arguably, Pope Francis' most important message is his call for a more monetary-modest society. In a region with such vast inequality where the gap between the few haves and the many have nots is massive, this is something that resonates.