Tag Archives: South America

Brazil: A Fallen Hero and the Start of a New Era?

Lula’s sentence is a signal to all of Latin America that justice can prevail. From Mexico to the tip of Argentina, corruption has pervaded politics for decades. Now is the time to fix it for good.

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Peru: Beyond Llamas and Machu Picchu

Can Peru once again prove skeptics wrong and succeed in the world economy?

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At Home in Cuba’s Campoamor Theatre

Even though the last curtain fell in 1965, one man still calls Havana’s Campoamor Theatre home.

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Dilma Redux?

Brazil, like the United States, is now polarized politically, with two irreconcilable halves.

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Uruguay: South America’s New Zealand?

Will tiny Uruguay get squeezed between its two much larger neighbors, Brazil and Argentina, or prove itself resilient?

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The French Revolution and Modern Germany

How did Germany link its own ideas to those emerging from France, North America and South America in the late 18th and 19th centuries?

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Changing Asian and Latin American Relations

How did China displace Japan as Asia’s main partner in Latin America?

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Who Should Be in the World Cup?

Which regions are overrepresented — and which are underrepresented — in the 2010 World Cup?

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Health in the Andes: The Modern Role of Traditional Medicine (Part II)

Why are governments putting more emphasis on developing traditional medicine?

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Health in the Andes: The Modern Role of Traditional Medicine (Part I)

How is modern science making use of traditional healing practices?

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