The rich off the hook from military draft in Peru?


The measure has been almost universally attacked as discriminating against the poor, particularly from the Amaz...

Death of Thatcher stirs up wartime memories in Argentina


_She won_t be remembered as someone who has contributed anything to peace,_ Mario Volpe, president of the Cente...

Why is less cocaine coming from Colombia?

Last year a White House report concluded that when it comes to the production of cocaine itself, Colombia has now fal...

Knowing neighbors through art


Despite making up nearly half of the South American land mass and bordering every country on the continent but ...

Debate over proto-human's skeleton continues

Past studies had suggested that the ancient human ancestor, a Homo erectus, had suffered from a congenital bone disor...

Intimacy Through Abstraction (Sentimentismo)

We are in the race to achieve things and competing demands that the outside world requires , keeping us into the prag...

Give us your guns, we_ll give you a bike


Anyone who turns on the news for all of five minutes is likely to hear another story about gun violence. While ...

Peru archaeologists find ancient temple


At its centre, the archaeologists from Peru's Ministry of Culture found a hearth which they believe was used to...

Latam is enjoying the good times - at last


As the leaders of Latin America and the European Union (EU) prepare for their seventh biennial summit in the Chile...

In hot water


The six million followers of the Taiwanese artist, who has a large fan base in mainland China, immediately had an ...

Bluefin tuna fetches record


High bids traditionally mark the year's first auction at Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market.

Even the buyer, s...

First in fashion


To be sure, Mrs. Obama_s efforts to reduce childhood obesity and put healthy eating habits on the national agenda ...

Paraguay's awful history


THE fall of the _father of all Paraguayans_ was even more abrupt than his rise. In 2008 Fernando Lugo, a Cathol...

Mayan apocalypse: End or new beginning?


One in 10 of us is said to be anxious that 21 December marks the end of the world. The Ancient Mayans predicted...

Disgusting or delicacy?


Hairy crabs are the great autumn delicacy of eastern China, and an obsession for those who can afford to eat them....

Climate change history


IN THE second half of the 20th century, Mongolia warmed by 2__C_an increase few, if any, other countries can match...

The rise of Mexico


The White House does not spend much time looking south. During six hours of televised campaign debates this year, ...

Bare-faced cheek


No sooner had San Francisco's lawmakers voted to ban nakedness in public places than a lawsuit was filed. It argue...

Machu Picchu artefacts returned


More than 35,000 pottery fragments and other pieces were flown from Yale University to the Andean city of Cusco.

Guatemala find Mayan ruler's tomb


Experts said the find at Guatemala's Tak'alik Ab'aj temple site could help shed light on the formative years of...

Groundbreaking drama


Avenida Brasil has become such an unprecedented phenomenon that even President Dilma Rousseff felt obliged to chan...

Come out of closet


To help fight discrimination against the LGBT community, Bogot___s Mayor Gustavo Petro launched a week-long celebr...

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