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Nicolas Maduro is fuming over a Kennedy School economist’s suggestion that his policies favor Wall Street over his own country.
The Andean nation is the latest to join the global crackdown on performing wild animals.
Marina Silva has a chance at becoming the first environmentalist to lead a major world economy. Here is what that might look like.
One time when they raised gas prices there was a massacre in the streets of the capital.
These pictures showcase some of the dozens of plates served in a colorful tasting menu at Lima’s Astrid y Gaston.
Chile’s health authorities are giving Cecilia Heyder special permission to use cannabis-derived drug Sativex to treat her cancer and lupus.
Peru’s jungles warehouse more than 7 billion tons of carbon. They'd better not go up in smoke.
Bloody coups may now be practically unthinkable, but experts say the risks to democracy are real.
Thrilling soccer, shocking upsets, Shakespearean drama, and goals galore — the tournament had it all.
Smoking is on course to kill up to 1 billion worldwide this century, most in poor nations. Could this little South American country, in a legal fight with Philip Morris, help turn that around?
The state-run energy company uses the soccer star to get fans pumped about drilling for oil and gas. It’s not the first time the country has mixed politics and the World Cup.
Peru’s Reimond Manco was once rated better than Colombian superstar James Rodriguez. So where is he now?
The bad boy of weather is 80 percent likely to strike this year. Here’s what to brace for.
Fields of the illicit narco plant have shrunk to a record low, but higher quality and efficiency mean global supplies of the Andean marching powder could still be booming.
Peru’s famous Inca citadel is about to get a new airport nearby that will allow millions more to visit every year.
Believe it or not, there are things going on in South America right now that have nothing to do with Brazil's soccer mega-event.
Obama wants the US to lead. Is anyone interested in following?
Environmentalists are enraged that FIFA will earn millions from its endangered armadillo icon but won’t donate a cent to save the real creature.
Yingli's got solar panels, and Latin America's got sun. Hey, perfect match.
Law-breaking drivers usually bribe their way out of just about anything in Latin America. Female officers, apparently, are having none of it.