Topic: South America
Recent reports indicate foreign companies are not feeling the effects of the violence in Mexico and Central America, likely due to the difficulty of extorting multinational corporations.
09/19/2011 11:57 am
Peruvian cooking boasts a unique fusion of Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Italian, African, Andean, and native American influences.
09/16/2011 05:00 pm
Nicaragua has one of the region's lowest murder rates, in part because its gangs are small-time and transnational cartels haven't moved in. But that may be changing as the Zetas are expand south.
09/16/2011 12:51 pm
Satellite crash facts and fiction: How big are the risks? NASA says satellite debris could be spread across 500 miles.
09/09/2011 02:13 pm
It delivers by bike and keeps overhead low so it can sell 'ethical' coffee at a competitive price.
09/08/2011 01:16 pm
Gold reserves will be held in Venezuela rather than foreign banks. But the move in gold makes nation's finances even murkier.
09/08/2011 10:18 am
Latin America Monitor Jamaican drug lord 'Dudus' Coke pleads guilty. Why did his arrest take so long?
While Coke's plea wraps up a long pursuit by US and Jamaican authorities, an examination of the efforts to prosecute him implicate several parties – including Jamaican officials and a US law firm.
09/02/2011 01:24 pm
William Hillar fraudulently posed as a US Army Special Forces veteran and terrorism expert for 12 years, winning lucrative contracts and duping, among others, the FBI.
08/30/2011 07:00 pm
Qaddafi stopped his nuclear program. Would NATO have bombed if he hadn’t? Now, Iran watches as nonnuclear states are invaded and nuclear ones win favors.
08/30/2011 12:22 pm
Now that Colombia has boosted security in Las Orquídeas National Park, ecological researchers are able to investigate a region that could be more diverse than the Amazon.
08/26/2011 01:23 pm