Residents of Piedras, fearing water pollution, challenge government by voting to ban mining from their territory. A farming town in Colombia could bring about change in the future of the mining industry.
A national leader rarely faces a doubly threatened ouster—both by public pressure and a military coup—but that is the situation confronting Egyptian President Mohamad Morsi. The opposition has given him
We already knew Colombians were people with a lot of flavor, delicious dishes and high-spirited, so for many it won’t come as a surprise that being happy and hopeful would also be one of their greatest
The presidents of Colombia and Venezuela have agreed to work to improve relations, two months after a row erupted between the two neighbours. Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia and Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro
In 1913, Congress determined that a cabal of Wall Street bankers had captured control over the US economy. Having bought up large shares of railroads, utilities, and manufacturers, these titans of finance
Government admits it was guilty of human rights violations during its 50-year battle with leftist rebels. The Colombian government has admitted for the first time that it committed serious human rights
I've travelled on "Shepherd One", as the plane carrying the pope is known, and it's very clear when you're on board how keen the pope's PR men – and yes (sigh) they are all men – are on declaring a foreign
BRASILIA (Reuters) - One month after demonstrators climbed onto the roof of Congress demanding an end to corruption and the clean-up of Brazil’s political stables, lawmakers are procrastinating. Demonstrators
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Providing journalism from within Brazil’s protest movement has led the “ninjas” to find an audience that wants to be represented in media. Editor’s note: Protest movements have long sparked protest media.
Peru has initiated a program that will provide more than 2 million of its poorest residents with electricity -- for free. 'The National Photovoltaic Household Electrification Program' began on July 8,
Police in Lima fire tear gas and water cannons to repel students demonstrating against proposed education law. Police in Peru have used tear gas and water cannons to repel student protesters marching the