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Frogs of South America Can't Take the Heat

There aren't a whole lot of global warming skeptics left, but those who still need some convincing should take a look at the frogs of Central and South America...

South America: Chavez's Gold Bind

Thousands of miners staged a violent two-week demonstration last September in Las Claritas, Venezuela, close to the Brazilian border. They blocked the border...

South America: Flair, Firmness And Ideas

The noontime sun beat down on a weather-beaten throng of 20,000 assembled in the dusty market town of Casa Grande. Normally toiling in nearby sugarcane fields,...

South America: Two Queens to the Rescue

At the end of the 19th century, so vast was the empire of Queen Victoria and so prestigious her name that statesmen of lesser lands around the world often...

World: FRANCE'S PAD IN SOUTH AMERICA

TO Paris, French Guiana has always been a very special colony. Other outposts provided lucrative markets and natural resources, but Guiana depended on France for...

South America: The Russians Have Come

Not since Czarist days has Russia bothered to foster relations with faraway Peru, or has Peru cared about Russia. Now the two are becoming the best of...

World: SOUTH AMERICA: ARMIES IN COMMAND

SOUTH AMERICA'S present political plight can be summed up in one stark statistic: three out of every four of the continent's citizens now live under military...

FOREIGN TRADE: Capital for South America

Six months ago, at the Inter-American Investment Conference in New Orleans, Shipping Tycoon Rudolf Hecht suggested the formation of a U.S.-sponsored company to...

SOUTH AMERICA: Uruguay's Choice

In one of the most important elections in their country's history, 860,000 Uruguayans went to the polls this week to decide between democracy and...

Foreign News: Suffering South America

Having twiddled thumbs since President Roosevelt's plans for booming Soviet-U. S. trade went awry (TIME, Feb. n et seq.), the U. S. Embassy staff in Moscow...

SOUTH AMERICA: On the River of Silver

At his magnificent estancia on the Uruguayan side of the Rio de la Plata, across the river from Buenos Aires, Don Aaron de Anchorena held a hunting party last...

SOUTH AMERICA: Plucked Condor

Five months ago Brazil's sharp-eyed little President Getulio Dornelles Vargas started clipping the wings of the German Condor airline. First snip came in June...

AERONAUTICS: In South America

Up from the south came word, last week, of further solidification of Pan American Airways' position as leader of South American air transport routes. Its...

SOUTH AMERICA: Great Republics

To the Blue Room of the White House in Washington went last week delegates from Ecuador and Peru to try to settle their famed century-old boundary dispute...

SOUTH AMERICA: Checks & Cheese

As the week opened the Soviet Union enjoyed diplomatic recognition and relations with only one South American country, the smallest, Uruguay. As the week...

SOUTH AMERICA: Castillo for Ortiz

Proudest and richest of Latin American republics, with some 35% of South America's trade, 60% of its gold, Argentina has often yearned to control the South...

WAR FRONT: Wings Over South America

Long a nightmare to the U.S. State Department has been the Nazi airline web in South America (TIME, Jan. 27). German pilots fly regularly over 18,850 route...

AVIATION: Dynamite in South America

When the U.S. State Department began to chase the Axis-controlled airlines out of South America back in 1938 nobody ever dreamed the whole program would some...