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Hotter World Means Hotter Tempers, More Violence

Climate change may be one of the factors contributing to violence within and among societies, according to the latest study. Whether it’s a drought in India, a...

Hunting Down Che Guevara

Ernesto “Che” Guevera has morphed from historical figure to historic icon since he was hunted down and killed by U.S.-trained Bolivian forces in 1967. How much...

South American Leaders Demand Apology in Plane Row

(COCHABAMBA, Bolivia) — South America's leftist leaders rallied to support Bolivian President Evo Morales after his plane was rerouted amid suspicions that NSA...

Worrisome Levels of Lead Found In Imported Rice

An analysis of imported brands found surprising levels of the metal. Reporting at the annual meeting of the American Chemical Society, a group of researchers...

Why Pope Francis Only Has One Lung

Pope Francis is a pioneering pontiff in many ways — he’s the first to take the name of Francis, the first pope from South America, and the first to don the papal...

World

A Fire and a Spark in South America 1 | BRAZIL Half of the 234 victims of the horrific fire that swept through a nightclub in the southern Brazilian town of...

Meet Bob Menendez

Senator Bob Menendez, an Iran hawk, Iraq dove, pro-immigration, pro-embargo Cuban American, will most likely be the next chair of the Foreign Relations...

Taste Invaders

One of the biggest threats to endangered species isn't hunting or climate change or pollution. It's other animals--specifically, invasive species that overrun...

Face to Face with a South American Jaguar

The near-threatened jaguar is the only big cat found in the Americas, and they’re usually quite shy. They have good reason—jaguars are hunted for their skins,...