Dam burst in Brazil destroys ecosystems

BRASILIA - Almost a month ago, a dam busted in the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil, releasing toxic mud in the Rio Doce...

Peru Invests in Education

An investment of US $500 million has been announced by the Peruvian government in order to diminish its educational gap LIMA — One of the...

Bolivia makeover clock to turn counter-clockwise

In an attempt to fight colonialism, Bolivian government decided to change the direction of its clocks. SUCRE - By running clocks in reverse Bolivia’s government...

Forced sterilisation overshadows Peru’s Presidential elections

LIMA - The second round of the Peruvian presidential elections are fast approaching, but more attention has been turned to Peru’s history of forced...

More than 3,100 pregnant Colombians infected with Zika virus

BOGOTA — More than 25,000 people living in Colombia have been infected with the Zika virus, and over 3,100 of them are pregnant women. Though...

Comedian becomes President of Guatemala

GUATEMALA CITY - On January 14, 2016, Jimmy Morales began his four year long term as President of the Republic of Guatemala. Morales, 46,...

The energy crisis in Brazil

Recent reports demonstrate likelihood of energy shortages due to the low level of water reservoirs in hydroelectric plants in the country. The energy sector in...

Colombia’s FARC ends the purchase of arms

BOGOTA - The Colombian left wing rebel organisation Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has said to have ordered an end to purchasing arms....

Production and Consumption of Marijuana is Now Legal in Uruguay

Alejandro Faini, Editor (South America) The Uruguayan parliament has just passed a bill allowing for Uruguayan citizens to produce and consume marijuana legally. The bill which has...

Peru’s Keiko Fujimori accused of vote violations

LIMA - On March 12, thousands took to the streets to demonstrate in favour of disqualifying presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori from Peru’s April 10...