Topic: Lake Titicaca
The One Laptop Per Child program in Peru has seen mixed results, with the machine's symbolism in rural villages outpacing academic gains.
Growing urbanization is threatening Lake Titicaca along the Boliva-Peru border, and endangering those who depend on it for agriculture and drinking water.
The Interoceanic Highway, which will connect Peru's Pacific coast to the shores of the Atlantic in Brazil, could revolutionize the region much as the transcontinental railroad did in the US in 1869.
06/25/2011 09:07 am
On the shores of famed Lake Titicaca, Demetrio Limachi and a handful of others toil to preserve the ancient art of creating crescent-shaped craft out of bundles of dried reeds.
02/25/2009 12:00 am
Latin America and the Caribbean – where 78 percent of residents live in cities – is the world's most urbanized developing region.
02/12/2009 12:00 am