Determined but impecunious enthusiasts have braved lawless borders, overcrowded minibuses, and perilous river crossings to keep costs down en route to Manaus, Brazil.
Peru is looking to Middle East investors as it gears up for upcoming auctions for a $6 billion second line of the Lima subway, a $4 billion gas pipeline, and a $500 million international airport in Cusco.
The 'Paddington' book series was written by Michael Bond and initially illustrated by Peggy Fortnum.
Efforts to steer Afghan farmers away from growing poppies for the illegal drug trade have largely failed. But one promising new alternative is the pomegranate, an ancient and delicious fruit. Demand for it in the West is soaring.